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Humanitarian, Citizen and Youth Citizen of the Year Awards nominations now open June 8, 2017

The Olds Institute for Community & Regional Development invites your participation in nominating outstanding individuals from Olds and District for The Olds and District Humanitarian of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Youth Citizen of the Year awards.

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News: RESULTS ARE IN FOR AGE FRIENDLY SURVEY, NEXT STEP IS AN ACTION PLAN June 6, 2017

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RESULTS ARE IN FOR AGE FRIENDLY SURVEY, NEXT STEP IS AN ACTION PLAN
Committee is reviewing survey results and building plan for an age-friendly community

(OLDS, Alberta – March 24, 2017) The Olds Institute’s Age Friendly Committee is developing an action plan based on the results of over 200 surveys completed members. include eight dimensions Alberta Health characterizes in age-f…

Hiring STEP student position – Visitor Information Provider/Summer Assistant Contract Job May 5, 2017

Visitor Information Provider/Summer Assistant – Contract Job
Candidates will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. A positive attitude, friendly disposition and enthusiasm is ideal. Flexibility in scheduling will be expected as some evening and split shifts and weekend event coverage will be involved. Students engaged in studies involving languages, trav…

We are hiring STEP student positions “Marketing Assistant – Contract Job” May 5, 2017

Marketing Assistant – Contract Job
Candidates will require excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. A positive attitude, friendly disposition and enthusiasm is ideal. Flexibility in scheduling will be expected as some evening and split shifts and weekend event coverage will be involved. Students engaged in studies involving languages, travel, tourism, leisure, business stu…

The #Good4_Dot Challenge – log 150 acts of good by July 1 May 5, 2017

Dot Negropontes is one of the nominees from Olds for the Women of Excellence Award. She was instrumental in the Community Learning Campus which is now an internationally renowned education model. She was the Canadian contact for Anonymous Good, and spurred the #Good4_Olds Challenge to encourage us all to do small acts of good for others in our community. It was a resounding success, particularly with our youth.

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News: LOCALLY OWNED UTILITY COMPANY SUPPORTS EMERGENCY SHELTER WITH FUNDING April 28, 2017

Mountain View Power, a locally owned utility reseller, returns profits back to the community with a donation to the Mountain View Emergency Shelter.

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 28, 2017

 

LOCALLY OWNED UTILITY COMPANY SUPPORTS EMERGENCY SHELTER WITH FUNDING

Mountain View Power helps pow

News: OI Legacy Fund Donation to Hope 4 MVC Kids Society April 27, 2017

GRANT CHEQUE FROM LEGACY FUND  PRESENTED TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUP IN OLDS

Hope 4 MVC Kids Society receives funding from investment pool

This organization is the recipient of the Community Legacy Fund for 2016. Cheque presentation was made at a recent Olds Institute board meeting by Cody Becker, Chair of Olds Institute and Doug Martinson a representative of Mountain View Power.

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News: Provincial and Federal governments support customer service training program in Central Alberta April 20, 2017

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NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: April 20, 2017

 

GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE PROMOTES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Provincial and Federal governments support customer service training program in Central Alberta

 

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OI, chamber centre may open next month – Olds Albertan February 28, 2017

OI, chamber centre may open next month

Provincial funding was just approved – Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am – By: Doug Collie

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A facility combining Olds Institute (OI), the chamber of commerce, Uptowne Olds and a visitor information centre should be open as early as next month, OI executive director Mitch Thomson says.

The facility, to be known as the Inform

OI asks town to reschedule Connected Community loans – Olds Albertan February 28, 2017

OI asks town to reschedule Connected Community loans

Chair said it’s like refinancing a house – Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 06:00 am – By: Doug Collie

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Excerpt:

With the help of “a third party,” town administrative staff are analyzing a proposal by Olds Institute (OI) to stretch out the repayment period for two loans totaling $14 million it received from the

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