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Our 4th annual Light Up the Night Contest is now OPEN!

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Residents are encouraged to register to win incredible prizes courtesy of our generous sponsors. 

“What better way to celebrate community spirit and spread Christmas cheer within our neighbourhoods?” said April Harrison FCSS Coordinator. ”The judges can’t wait to see the creativity out there”. 

The categories are:

* Best Residential Lights (1st, 2nd & 3rd prize available PLUS People's Choice Award)

* Brightest Christmas Community 

* People's Choice Award for Best Commercial Christmas Display. 

How to Register

You can register on paper or online:

Click here to download registration form  (PDF Version)

Click here to download registration form  (Word Doc Version)

Return registration forms to Town Hall OR email to aharrison@dinosaurvalley.com 

* Register online here 

 Entries close 12 noon on December 8th 2017. 

 

How does the contest work?

Entries for Best Residential Lights (1st, 2nd & 3rd place) and entreis for Brightest Christmas Community will be judged by a panel including Town of Drumheller Mayor, Heather Colberg. 

The winner of People's Choice Awards for Best Residential Lights & Best Commercial Christmas Display are up to YOU - vote for your favourite on the Drumheller Mail website here 

 

Let’s make 2017 our BRIGHTEST Christmas ever! 

Entries close at noon on Friday 16th December.

For full details see terms and conditions. 

Call 403-823-1315 or email aharrison@dinosaurvalley.com for more information. 

  

You may use The online form below to submit your entry.

 

Brought to you with thanks to our generous sponsors:

 

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seniors

We understand that the welfare of our seniors is an essential part of a strong community.

If you are a senior in our valley, you have come to the right page! As an important member of our Town, knowing about our services is one way to ensure your wellness and security.

 

Basic Services 

Seniors Services offers information and referral services on a variety of interagency programs:

Assistance in basic information and filling out forms are provided at our office.

In case of a problem or concern with benefits or services, the Seniors worker will advocate on the senior’s or family’s behalf.

Please call: (403) 823-1317 for more information.

There is a calendar published monthly and includes activities run by our Senior's coordinator and events lined up for you by Pioneer Trail. 

 

Pioneer Trail Seniors Activity Center 

We also support the work of the Pioneer Trail Seniors Activity Center for seniors in our community.

Located at 160 - 3rd Avenue West, you will find a a great variety of recreational activities that aim to engage seniors and provide opportunities to socialize.  

 

Contact Pioneer Trail on: (403) 823-6565. 

 

For more information about seniors events, please call or visit us at our office.

Prior to dropping by, however, please call to advise us of the nature of your concern. 

 

Drumheller Public Library
80 Veterans Way | (403) 823-1317
Open from 9 to 4:30 am
Monday to Friday

 

As your municipal government, we care for your welfare.

We aim to work hand-in-hand with you to protect your interests.

 

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Alberta Health Services are offering a range of workshops and Information sessions at the Drumheller Hostpital - don't miss out!

Check out the events on our Facebook page

Regisration IS required

  Information Sessions

Where: Drumheller Health Centre

For more information & to register contact Alberta Healthy Living Program Central Zone: 1-877-314-6997

youth

We recognize our young people as valuable contributors to our community.

Our youth services provide avenues for the young members of our Town to cultivate self-awareness,  learn important life skills as they develop a sense of civic responsibility.

 

 

Roots of Empathy 

Our Roots of Empathy Program takes places once per month during term time with Grade 4 students. A trained Facilitator along with a parent and their child lead learning sessions that focus on empathy for emotional growth.

The programme aims to orient our young students on the value of interpersonal relationships rooted on care for one another.

At the moment, we are holding these sessions at Greentree Elementary School and St. Anthony’s School.

 

Before and After School 

This programme provides supervised and strategically structured learning activities for children before and after attending formal education.

In these sessions, child participants take part in activities that promote physical and psychological development.  

For more information about this program, you may contact us at (403) 823-1365 or email  aharrison@dinosaurvalley.com 

 Registration forms are available from the program director at Greentree School or at Town Hall. Monthly prepayments are required.  

 

Leaders of Tomorrow 

This is an initiative honouring youth in our community who demonstrate leadership in areas such as school work, community and sports. There are two awards available every year one for students in grades 7-9 and one for students in grades 10-12. The winners are selected by teachers at the school of the applicants. The winners are presented with a certificate, a cash prize at the Rotary Club of Drumheller Awards for Excellence Gala. If you know someone who you feel is a Leader of Tomorrow please complete the  Leaders of Tomorrow Application Form   

 

Community Building Initiatives 

Our Community Building Initiatives focus on community youth organizations and events that promote the welfare of our youth in many ways.

In this respect, our efforts focus on the synergy of two areas, namely addressing the issue of youth at risk and maintaining a healthy learning environment for the young members of our community.

For inquiries about community building initiatives, please call (403) 823-1365.

 

For more information about our youth services in general, you can reach us at (403) 823-1315 and our dedicated coordinators will be more than happy to address your concerns. 

family

We believe that strong families are the heart of a prosperous community.

Family services refer to our various initiatives that focus on building, maintaining, and recovering healthy family relationships.

Knowing about our programs takes you one step closer to meaningful experiences that develop a sense of togetherness.   

 

Family Fun 

In coordination with local community organizations, Family Fun is a program that aims to allow quality time for families to cultivate a deeper bond

 

With different events throughout the year, both parents and children can participate in engaging learning experiences that can help families grow together.

 

Our FCSS partners with Golden Prairie Parent Link Center to support young families in the Drumheller area.

 

Parent Link provides weekly play programs supporting early childhood development, along with parent education, information and referral and developmental screening.

Evidence confirms that the early years present unique opportunities for positively affecting development.

 

The benefits are not only reaped by each child individally, but by society as a whole through reduced social costs, greater stability and prosperity, and a healthier, more productive population.

The Drumheller and Area Early Childhood Coalition also provides an opportunity for FCSS and other agencies to plan positive initiatives such as the Early Years Fair to help parents connect with local services. 

 

Together we want to gain a better understanding of how young children in our area are doing and how we can respond more effectively to meet their needs!


For mor informtion call: Louise: 403-823-6800

 

Big Country Anti-Violence 

We have also partnered with Big Country Anti-Violence to promote the cause against domestic violence.

Through initiatives like Walk in A Mile in Her Shoes and Angel’s Corner, we are able to raise awareness about the effects of domestic violence that can significantly impact a family’s well-being.

 

FASD

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is a set of permanent birth defects caused by pre-natal alcohol exposure.

It is a condition that threatens the development of children and can challenge a family’s stability.

To prevent this and support families with a child with this condition, we have established a committee consisting of experts and advocates.

This committee is tasked to develop programs and resources that educate and extend aid to the families in need of this service.

To register, contact us at (403) 823-1315.

 

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