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What is Community Economic Development (CED)? April 1, 2019

Olds Institute is a Community Economic Development organization connecting people with purpose, creating a healthy, inspired, entrepreneurial community.

A local CED organization can help individuals and organizations in a region to work together toward common goals. This can happen when community members in the region join to determine appropriate strategies and actions to address common issues in a strat…

j{OI}n Us! February 19, 2019

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What is the OI Anyway?

The OI Mission is to “foster and promote community and economic development for Olds and Region through engagement, coordination and capacity building to enhance the quality of life for our residents, organizations and businesses.”

And this means What?

The OI Supports economic and community growth.  With the help of both staff and dedicated volunteers we …

Women of Excellence Nominees March 8, 2018

(OLDS, Alberta – February 28, 2018)

The Community Lifestyles Committee of the Olds Institute in partnership with the Red Deer & District Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Women of Excellence Nominees.
Nominated in the Health Category – Jody Carrington: Mother, wife, and psychologist, Jody is a passionate volunteer. She dedicates her time to coaching hockey, her church – where she o…

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.

Click here to download Citizen/Youth Citizen nomination form PDF version

Click here to download Humanitarian Nomination form PDF version

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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…

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.

Dot …

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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Date: April 28, 2017

 

LOCALLY OWNED UTILITY COMPANY SUPPORTS EMERGENCY SHELTER WITH FUNDING

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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

Download PDF copy here: News Release: Create an Experience

 

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GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE PROMOTES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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

 

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Media Release: Needs, opportunities and challenges are different FOR rural Entrepreneurs February 15, 2017

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February 10, 2017

NEEDS, OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES ARE DIFFERENT FOR RURAL ENTREPRENEURS
Power Up! The Alberta Entrepreneur’s Conference being hosted in Olds

(Olds, AB – February 10, 2017) Entrepreneurs and business owners throughout Central Alberta are invited to save Wednesday, March 29 in their calendars as Olds is host to the first-eve…

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