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Redcliff Youth Centre in financial crisis; may have to close by December

PHOTO BY TIM KALINOWSKI- The Redcliff Youth Centre is looking for urgent, immediate financial support to avoid closure by the end of December. Pictured: Youth Centre program coordinator Danielle Lank was out beating the bushes looking for financial support for her Youth Centre kids.

By Tim Kalinowski The Redcliff Youth Centre may close by December without greater community support. Letters went out from the centre last week informing the public about the organization’s financial difficulties after losing several key sponsors in the local energy sector, and due to a general decrease in donations during the current economic downturn. Youth Centre program coordinator Danielle Lank was out doorknocking trying to… Read More »

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PHOTO BY TIM KALINOWSKI- Redcliff Legion president Dennis Rathwell hopes many will come out to help local Branch No. 6 celebrate its 90 years in Redcliff.

Redcliff Legion to celebrate 90th anniversary on Saturday

By Tim Kalinowski Redcliff Legion Branch No. 6 is marking 90 years with a community celebration on Saturday, Oct. 22. The day will begin with… Read More »

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