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June 21 2016

Calling all Drumheller Artists

The Heritage, Arts and Culture Steering Committee are inviting local artists to apply to the new Arts and Culture fund. People can apply for up to $1,000 for their art and culture event/activity.

“The Committee is keen to get funds into the community, which we hope will create more opportunities to enjoy arts and culture.” said Darren Goldthorpe manager of Recreation, Arts and Culture. “This is a great way to celebrate the arts and culture of Drumheller”.

Mike Todor a member of the committee stated he is extremely excited to see the applications.

The application form is available from Judy Quintin-Arvidson with a deadline of August 15 at 5pm. The committee will meet shortly after the deadline to decide which projects will receive the funding.

Currently the fund stands at $5,000. If there are any individuals out in the community who would like to donate money to the fund to increase the number of projects which can be supported. The Town of Drumheller is able to hand out donation receipts for amounts over $20.00.


The Heritage, Arts and Culture Steering committee is made up of elected officials, members of the administration team at the town and volunteer members of the public.

For more information contact:

Darren Goldthorpe

Manager of Recreation, Arts and Culture

Badlands Community Facility

403 823 1364

Tammi Nygaard Landfill Operations Manager presented her report of the 2016 Spring to Council at their regular meeting on May 30.

She stated that this year’s spring clean up had gone well with ‘minimal issues’. Next year there may be more education for the sorting of materials, however overall it was a well received safe and efficiently run 2016 spring clean up.

Compared to last year totals there was an approximate decrease of 3.3% in wood, compost and household materials and a decrease of 48.5% in metal collected. The spring clean up took 792 regular hours and 22.5 overtime hours.

The Town of Drumheller wants to express their thanks to the Public Works Department and to Tammi Nygaard for their great work in this years spring clean up.


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For more information contact:

Tammi Nygaard

Drumheller Land District Solid Waste Management Association

(403) 823-1345wastedisposal