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Archive: February

Posted February 25, 2020

Gallery@501 exhibit features local artist Paddy Lamb

Gallery@501 is pleased to present Repeated Visits to the Museum of Life by local artist, Paddy Lamb. This exhibit opens March 5 and will be on display at Gallery@501 until April 26. 

Posted February 21, 2020

Recreation Online launches in Strathcona County

Posted February 21, 2020

Snow route parking ban starts Monday, February 24

A snow route parking ban will go into effect on all collector roads in Sherwood Park on Monday, February 24 at 7 a.m.

Posted February 12, 2020

Family Day fun in support of Everybody gets to play™

This Family Day, February 17, residents are encouraged to visit Strathcona County recreation facilities where 100 per cent of admission fees are allocated to the County's Everybody gets to play™ program.

Posted February 12, 2020

Strathcona County votes to maintain its transit service, while still pursuing regional transit partnerships

On February 11, Strathcona County Council voted to maintain its current transit service by declining the invitation to join the Regional Transit Services Commission; while also passing a motion to continue exploring partnerships with sub-regional transit initiatives.

Posted February 11, 2020

Strathcona County applies to province to become a Family Resource Network Hub

Strathcona County Family and Community Services has applied to Alberta Children’s Services to serve as the Family Resource Network Hub for Strathcona County, providing services to children between the ages of 0-18 years and their caregivers.

Posted February 6, 2020

Awards of Excellence 2020 - Nominate by March 23

Improving quality of life for others, diversifying our economy and protecting our environment are just a few ways individuals and groups are making a positive impact in Strathcona County. In recognition of these outstanding contributions and achievements, citizens are invited to nominate an individual or group for the 2020 Strathcona County Awards of Excellence. 

Posted February 4, 2020

County invests over $1 million towards a shared vision of community well-being in partnership with 16 local non-profits

As part of its community-based partnered approach to implement Strathcona County’s Social Framework, Council voted to invest a total of $1,094,660 in 16 local social non-profit sector organizations.