June 25th, 2018

Local Life

Clubs Calendar June 25-July 1

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2018

Note: Some listings may be cancelled due to the Canada Day long weekend. Check with the club. MONDAY — Do you have a drinking problem? Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held seven days a week in Medicine Hat. For times and locations, call 403-527-2065. — Moms’ Walking Group, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., meet in Mall Food ... Read More »

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Seniors News and Views for July

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Volunteers from across Medicine Hat had a great time at the Community Volunteer Appreciation Event on June 12. Phil Callaway entertained the volunteers with comedy and stories and encouraged them in their volunteering. A special thank you to sponsors who made the event a success: McBride’s Bakery, Medicine Hat Lodge, Shooting Star Events ... Read More »

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Strathcona Centre Senior Euchre Club results for May

By Medicine Hat News on June 25th, 2018

May 10 1. Al Guscott 2. Ivan marthaller 3. Sharon Hall and Hal Baker (tie) May 17 1. Al Guscott 2. Marie Marthaller 3. Ivan Marthaller and Lorna Rankin (tie) May 24 1. Ray Gaudet, Marguerite Blackburn and Al Guscott (tie) 2. Mervinn Chuckree 3. Fred McNab and Marie Marthaller (tie) May 31 1. Sharon ... Read More »

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Your Money: Keep calm and carry on (with your plan)

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

In the run up to the Second World War, “keep calm and carry on” was the phrase used on a motivational poster produced by the British government. The objective of this phrase was to raise the morale of the British public who were living under threat of widely predicted air attacks on major cities. While ... Read More »

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Go green when spending time outdoors this summer

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

Metro Editorial The great outdoors beckons people year-round. But nature is especially enticing in summer, when warm weather compels people to leave their couches and soak up some sun. Spending time outdoors is rewarding, and it can be even more so when men and women take steps to make their outdoor recreation as eco-friendly as ... Read More »

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Be Youth Centre hosting grand opening today

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

Medicine Hat News The public is invited to the grand opening of the Be Youth Centre today. The event takes place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today at 102-1201 Kingsway Ave. S.E. A ribbon cutting, free barbecue and free activities will all be part of the celebration. Kona Ice will be on scene from 11:30-a.m.-1:30 p.m. ... Read More »

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Praxis: Catching magic in a bottle

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

I don’t know about all of you, but the anticipation of summer break is driving us absolutely mad at our house. School will be out in about a week, if you aren’t one of the lucky ones who has already finished. It’s hard to believe another school year is coming to an end. We are ... Read More »

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Reflections: Poverty affects socialand emotional well-being

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

“Stay calm. You’re in the Kootenays.” The slogan caught my eye as I waited in line with my grandchildren to order gelato. As my three-year-old grandson twirled himself repeatedly around my legs, I began to wish we’d chosen the ice cream shop down the road. No one was in a hurry here; the wait seemed ... Read More »

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By the Way: God’s spirit pushes doors open, to reveal God’s glory

By Medicine Hat News on June 23rd, 2018

Fear is a powerful emotion, which drives us to do all manner of horrible and inexplicable things. We are too often prone to fear when faced with something or someone who is different than us. We regularly jump to the wrong conclusions about those with different cultural practices, different languages, and different ways of seeing ... Read More »

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Viva Vitality: Balancing mind, body, spirit and emotions

By Medicine Hat News on June 22nd, 2018

This week, June 18-22, Canadians take time to recognize the diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities by celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Week. In co-operation with Indigenous Peoples’ national organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ culture and heritage. This date was ... Read More »

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