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Greet­ings & Salutation­s! Here’s what’s new this week in the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity…

The Stan­dard Nazareth Lutheran Church is ex­cited to an­nounce they are bring­ing back their an­nual Turkey Sup­per. Join in on Fri­day, Novem­ber 15 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to en­joy a won­der­ful turkey sup­per with all the trim­mings. If you would like to vol­un­teer, by cook­ing, bring­ing a dessert, work­ing a prep shift, or help­ing dur­ing the sup­per please con­tact Aimee Chris­tensen.

Three Chords and the Roots Tour is com­ing to Stan­dard. Fea­tured artists in­clude, Duane Steele, Blake Reid, Joni Delau­rier, Troy Kokol, and Stan­dard’s own Drew Gre­gory. Join in on Wednesday, Novem­ber 20 for an evening of great mu­sic, great friends, and for a great cause. All pro­ceeds will go to the Stan­dard Rodeo Arena Fund, and the Do More AG foun­da­tion which is rais­ing aware­ness of men­tal health in the Agri­cul­ture

Com­mu­ni­ties.

Did you know… By age 40, about 50% of the pop­u­la­tion will have or have had a men­tal ill­ness. Schizophre­nia af­fects 1% of the Cana­dian pop­u­la­tion. Anx­i­ety dis­or­ders af­fect 5% of the house­hold pop­u­la­tion, caus­ing mild to se­vere im­pair­ment. Sui­cide ac­counts for 24% of all deaths among 15-24 year old’s and 16% among 25-44 year old’s.

Join in fel­low­ship and fun at the next potluck sup­per and meet­ing for the 50+ Se­nior’s Club on Tues­day, Novem­ber 20, at 6:30 p.m.

In Rock­y­ford… Rais­ing kids in to­day’s dig­i­tal world can be chal­leng­ing, an open in­vi­ta­tion is ex­tended to all to at­tend a sem­i­nar that is be­ing held on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Rock­y­ford Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Take [email protected] is a work­shop that equips par­ents and grand­par­ents with the nec­es­sary skills/re­sources needed to help their chil­dren nav­i­gate the in­ter­net. The work­shops present the re­al­i­ties of how the porn in­dus­try ag­gres­sively pur­sues chil­dren via the in­ter­net and pro­vides strate­gies to pro­tect them. Gain in­sight, re­sources and tan­gi­ble tips for rais­ing kids in this en­vi­ron­ment.

A re­minder… Pur­chase your Mem­ory Lane Cash Cal­en­dars for the month of Novem­ber. Pur­chase your cash cal­en­dar from any mem­ber or at Gates Agen­cies.

Quote of the week… “Your ill­ness does not de­fine you. Your strength and courage does.” – Au­thor Un­known

This is Adreena re­port­ing for the Vil­lage of Stan­dard. Dead­line for sub­mis­sion is Fri­day for the fol­low­ing week. Please sub­mit news items to the stan­dard­[email protected] gmail.com , phone 403644-3995 or stop in at the li­brary. Have a great week friends!!!

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