Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lacombe Family to Kenya

By LAURA TESTER Three generations of a Lacombe area family are moving forward in 2016 with greater purpose to give back after experiencing a life-changing trip together to Kenya. Joe and Linda Skwarchuk, along with daughter Julie Will and son-in-law Doug and their children Kelsey and Kristin, are embracing this year differently following a trip

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Lacombe Fire Department sending another truck to Paraguay

By Zachary Cormier, Lacombe Express A year ago, the Lacombe Fire Department (LFD) teamed up with the Lacombe Firefighters Association (LFA), A Better World Canada (ABW) and a number of other communities and organizations around Central Alberta to donate a fully-equipped, decommissioned fire truck to a community in Paraguay. The project, which they called Project Paraguay, was a huge

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The Burman University Drama Society presents: Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

Performances are: Friday, January 29 at 2:00 PM Saturday, January 30 at 7:00 P Sunday, January 31 at 7:00 PM Administration Building Chapel. $8 for Students/Seniors & $12 for Adults. Tickets available at the door. A portion of the proceeds raised this weekend will be donated to the She Has A Name Project. Learn more

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2016 Rehabilitation Trip to Kenya Package #1

Journeys of Inspiration Package 1 – Rehabilitation Trip

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Alberta toddler’s legacy lives on in Kenya

BY LAURA TESTER In a desolate and extremely poor region of Kenya, a kindergarten school will always have a special bond with a little girl from Central Alberta. Her name — Madison “Maddy” Switzer. Even as a toddler, Maddy was a joy to be around. She lit up the room with her infectious smile and

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