11 Year Old Girl Refuses Birthday Presents

11 Year Old Girl Refuses Birthday Presents

Faith Curtis, a grade 5 student at Lacombe Upper elementary school, decided that this year for her birthday (January 5th) , she did not want to receive any presents. For an 11-year-old student, this is out of the ordinary. Faith had a different plan this year. She did...
Red Deer Advocate: Mission to Kenya was also a homecoming

Red Deer Advocate: Mission to Kenya was also a homecoming

  A recent medical mission to Kenya was also a homecoming for Red Deer’s Vanessa Higgins-Nogareda. Vanessa and her husband, Dr. Gustavo Nogareda, were part of an aid trip to the developing Africa country, organized by Lacombe charity A Better World. Vanessa, a nurse...