Magrath, AB 2021 The Chamber of Commerce congratulates the Town of Magrath on their wonderful Remembrance Day program held at the cenotaph south of the Magrath Museum today. Thanks to all who spoke and participated and the many who attended! Lest we forget..
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Watch for this flyer around town!
It reads: "Magrath Lions Club Annual Fundraiser Do YOU have STUFF? Sure you do! You could donate some of that STUFF to the Magrath Lions Club Garage Sale and then come by to buy back some new exciting STUFF! Drop offs: we will be collecting your items for donation; Sat 24 May 2014 and each day of that week Mon through Fri 30 May (at lunch hours or by prior arrangement) at the 'old Home Hardware' building .. see Tracie at Roosters or Roger at the Magrath Pharmacy for details. ** and then ** Our annual Lions Community Garage Sale .. will be held: Sat 31 May 2014 9am-1pm INSIDE at the former/currently vacant Home Hardware building .. the 'old Home Hardware' (behind Roosters) .. Thanks Jay for letting us use this building this year! Proceeds to local Lions Club Projects. See you all there!"
Common Chord Movie at the Mill
Local director Deric Olsen who lives here in Magrath and commutes to work in Lethbridge (as a University Professor at UofL) made a movie last year. What is cool is that it was filmed right here (in Magrath) and area (Lethbridge) AND it is running at the Movie Mill all this week (4 Apr through 10 Apr). Recommended for entire family.
Community Food Drive 26 Apr 2014
The Magrath Lions Club coordinate an annual community food drive in Magrath, AB with this year being our 9th Annual one! Last year we collected over 6500 lbs of food and hope to meet that target again this year. Thank you Magrath!
see the Magrath Lions http://www.magrathlions.com/food-drive.html website page for details ..
9th Annual Community Food Drive week ending Sat 26 Apr 2014
All is prepared for the upcoming Magrath and District Community Food Drive!
Feb 2014 News
We are pleased to welcome new members this year to the Magrath Chamber: Garden City Commentator - Ron Strate, Sabey Boys Construction - Tim Sabey and Septic Doc - Bruce Cant. Last meeting minutes are now available online for the 27 Feb 2014 Meeting. We now show 21 paid members for 2014 (*membership renewals* are now due and Secretary R Davies should be mailing you a reminder invoice soon). Payment can be made by check to any Chamber Executive or online on this website. Upcoming events: Canadian Badlands Conference 25-27 Mar 2014 and our Magrath Chamber Tradeshow Sat 12 Apr 2014
To: Magrath Chamber of Commerce
What a great evening! The CYB recipients were well deserved and everything turned out great. Thanks to everyone in the Chamber and Committees for all your work. Shannon/Brad Sabey and family as master coordinators, to the School for use of the auditorium, to Decorating Committee: Becky Harker, Gwen Holzwarth, and Tanis Beazer and Crew for setting up all the decorations !!! Kathy/Roy Harker for running the Tiki Hut, Mr Nolan Johnson as MC .. despite the coconut bra and grass skirt, Mr Dean Litchfield for cooking our meat, for all our pie makers and buyers, servers and helpers. Mayor Barnett and MLA Bikman for helping present awards. To the entertainers and all the attendees. The photograher (Coralee Tondavold) and facepainters. To our banker and ticket takers and ATB Financial, 1st Choice, Soft Serve Direct and Magrath Pharmacy for selling all those tickets.. To the cleanup crew and kitchen staff. Great job everyone! The decorations in the washrooms were a special extra touch. Who did I miss? Oh yes, thank you to Mr Park of Park and Co for the 'Best Costume' prizes ..
SPECIAL REQUEST: anyone with photos of the event that could go up on our website, please forward same to me at email@example.com .. we could use a photo of each of the winners and of any of the nights many fun activities .. for future blackmail purposes.
Now everyone can get back to 'normal' .. just don't forget to attend our Chamber AGM (Annual General Meeting for the Magrath and District Chamber of Commerce Society) just a few days hence: Wed 22 Jan 2014 7pm at the Magrath Museum
Happy new Chamber YEAR!
Magrath Pharmacy now has Shaw Go WiFi
So .. the Shaw Go Wifi installers came by last Thursday and installed an extra little Wifi box on the wall .. so anyone with Shaw internet can connect and use the Shaw Go Wifi hotspot service. Even if you don't have Shaw at home, you can sign on as a 'Guest' and obtain basic news feed from Shaw Connect. Sweet. Once you register your device(s) they should automatically connect whenever you enter a Shaw Go Wifi hotspot zone. Shaw Go WiFi is included with your home or business Shaw Internet Plan .. for more details see http://www.shaw.ca/wifi/
Local Job Lisitings
.. and Obituaries and Sudoku .. Kudos to the Lethbridge Herald for their current link to daily Classified Section (PDF). Although I was known to start with the comics and others may only read the sports section, my Grandparents always started with the obit's to see if anyone they knew was in the news. I must be approaching their ages, as this section is starting to increase in appeal to me. Regardless of what your favorite section is, the real value of this section is for our local job seekers .. and the daily Sudoku.
"The Herald brings you fresh local job listings daily so you can find the right one fast. Do your paycheck a favour - start your search now. VISIT WWW.LETHBRIDGEHERALD.COM and WWW.SAJOBLINE.COM"
Also: since many Magrath area candidates are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (let's say maybe 80%), you may choose to use their excellent Job Search website: www.ldsjobs.org for both job seekers and any local employers looking for new employee's (and you don't have to be LDS to use their site).
And finally, don't forget our other 'more local' papers either: The Westwind Weekly News, the Garden City Commentator and even the Lethbridge Coffee News all have local contacts/offices where you can advertise and find more information ..
Know something great happening in Magrath or with a Chamber Member? This is the place to let everyone know ..