Mike Vavrek had four principles in life – give to the Lord, love your wife and family, always say a kind word and give back to your community. Though he passed away at the age of 80 in 2004, Mike’s …
This funding has helped me tremendously with the cost of textbooks especially. I have a full course load, and each class requires a textbook. Each textbook from the book store is easily between $100 – $200. This will take the …
In the wise words of Dr. Seuss, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
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Welcome to "Your Community Matters" for April 2019, where we provide updates and information from the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta.
Community can mean different things to different people. For Gord and Carol McLevin of Grande Prairie it’s a far-reaching entity that brings friends, acquaintances and strangers together in fellowship, working to provide a safe and secure future for all.
The arts scene in Fairview will be heating up this year thanks in part to a grant from the Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta to the Fairview Fine Arts Centre to purchase a new electronic pottery kiln and upgrade the pottery room.