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Christmas came early for the High River Pump Track
The High River Bike Park Society has been working hard to raise money and trying to get sponsorship for their proposed pump track in High River and they received tremendous news just before Christmas. Cargill decided they wanted to help out with this community project and made a sizeable donation of $75,000.
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Salvation Army pulling volunteers from Kettles Campaign
The Salvation Army will no longer have volunteers at their Christmas Kettle locations here in the Foothills and also across Alberta as part of new safety protocols to deal with COVID-19. The Kettles will remain in those locations only where permitted and outfitted with an electronic donation option as well as signage to donate online, by phone, or via text message. The last day for volunteers was on December 12 th .
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High River Celebrates the Season with True Christmas Spirit
Looking back at 2020, most will agree that it was not a great year, with COVID-19 affecting our everyday lives. At this moment in time, with the positive cases in Alberta so high, there is even talk of not being able to spend the holidays with loves ones, but that is yet to be decided.
Day of the Dead 2020 in High River
Mexican and Latino communities along with others celebrated their tradition of the Day of the Dead week in High River. The holiday in Mexico took place on Nov. 1, while Mexican communities around the world like here in High River celebrated as well, welcoming back their past loved ones.