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‘Summer Blast from the Past’ at the Red Brick

by Deanna Mitchener so some days we might be making
our own snacks, so the kids can take
Richelle Jesse is excited to be part in that," said Jesse.
hired on as a summer student at the "I want to try and incorporate the
Red Brick. She will be the Red Brick as much as I can so I have
coordinator for the Summer Blast some theater games and we may
from the Past. even do a talent show on the last day.
"The camps run Monday through There will be scavenger hunts
Friday on July 20 to 24, July 27 to throughout the Red Brick and
31, and August 10 to 14 for ages five hopefully the weather is nice so we
blind view to 10 year olds. The camps are can be outdoors a lot too," said
actually full but I am taking names
window on a waiting list, as things do come second year at the University Of
Richelle has just completed her
up and changes do happen,” said
fashions Jesse. Alberta doing her Education Degree.
She is halfway done and is looking
“In the mornings we start off with
doing a craft, I have a bunch of crafts forward to this summer to spend
April 27 planed. In the afternoons we always some time working at the Red Brick.
have a snack provided for the kids,
every 3 weeks after that

May 18

June 8

June 29 Blind View

July 20 Window Fashions Richelle Jesse is a new summer student at the Red Brick. She is looking
forward to spending time with kids over the summer in the Blast from the
August 10 Custom Window Treatments Past Summer Camp, as well as many other events happening throughout
the summer months. photo Deanna Mitchener
since 1988
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October 12 encourages regular testing

November 2 by Deanna Mitchener considered to be at risk whether or not you have
HIV within one or two
are not tested and
June 27 was
November 23 National HIV testing therefore diagnosed late weeks. Test results are
confidential so they are
in the progression of the
day, like many Albertans
not shared with anyone
December 14 you may not think you disease. Testing can help outside the health
you live a longer
need to be tested and
profession. The medical
have never given it a h e a l t h i e r l i f e b y o ff i c e r o f h e a l t h
accessing treatments
second thought. and supports. Knowing authority and Alberta
P r e v e n t i o n a n d your HIV status can help Health and Wellness are
education coordinator, you take care of yourself notified of positive test
Courtenay Davidson and loved ones and give results," said Davidson.
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and ask questions or talk with them while they explore and play, they will tested for HIV are
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Recognition from Early Childhood Matters goes out to everyone involved eliminated transmission Sale ends July 19, 2015
with Rotary Sundays in the Park. A great way to spend time with family, of HIV from mother to Linda Osipow stands with some fresh cherries at the first Niton Public
friends and the kids, it is even free thanks to the many sponsors and child in Canada. Often Market of the year on June 20. Linda said, "We are pleased to have a full
volunteers. Visit our facebook page - Early Childhood Matters i n d i v i d u a l s n o t Address: #101, 330 45 St, Phone:(780) 712-4272 house for vendors, and many coming out to shop the market. Saturday June
The annual Father’s Day Farmers’ Market filled up fast at 10:30 a.m. as 27 the market will be held in the new Peers Multi-Plex and then we are
Tamara Hayne was helping some customers. holding them every Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. in Niton until Oct. 31.
Photos Deanna Mitchener
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