November 2014

Found 8 blog entries for November 2014.

With people focusing on their health these days, you can never get enough of health food store options to make this lifestyle easier. Ranch Vignola is the perfect provider for health food options to allow you to cook with the freshest, local ingredients. You’ll find delicious ingredients such as dried fruits and fresh nuts at Ranch Vignola. Come stock up on top-quality products, certified organic and enjoy shopping in their family-friendly environment. Here is a look at Rancho Vignola.

About Rancho Vignola

Rancho Vignola has been in business for over 30 years bringing the best crops, freshest nuts and quality dried fruit to families. They do most of their business through wholesale and then do direct-to-the-consumer events in November in Airdrie and

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Airdrie Skating Club is a non-profit club in Canada that works with Skate Canada in providing quality skating programs to the community. There are 12 directors, an administrator and a coach rep along with a strong volunteer base. Their mission is to bring personal development, enjoyment and achievement to members through their skating programs.

Skate Canada is also committed to helping build personal development through skating for a lifetime of fitness, fun and achievement. Here is a look at the Airdrie Skating Club’s programs, events, member information and more.

About Airdrie Skating Club

The Airdrie Skating Club has been teaching children in the area for 36 years. Due to being in business so long, the club often sees former skater’s children

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David Loewen has been a busy man for the last three years. He's almost 90 years old and has been spending his time collecting bottles to raise money for charities. After developing a long list of people who have regularly donated bottles to worthy causes, Mr. Loewen is going to be retiring and passing on his legacy to another.

Mr. David Loewen started collecting bottles as a way to get more exercise a few years ago. He went from door-to-door to collect the empty bottles, cans and cartons and donated all of the funds to charity. As the word started to spread, he developed a list of more than 100 clients. More than 20 charities have profited from his efforts including food banks, the Mustard Seed and many others. After raising at least $35,000 through

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The Genesis Place is one of the best recreational facilities in the Airdrie area. It's a place with plenty of activities for everybody. From children’s programs to fitness programs and so much more, there's plenty to love about the Genesis Place. Here's a look at what to expect.


The aquatics centre provides plenty of great choices for your pleasure. Some of the attractions in this part of the facility include:

  • 25 metre, six-lane swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Leisure pool with lazy river and spray toy features
  • Tot Pool
  • Dive tank with small slide, aquatic climbing wall and one metre board
  • Steam room
  • Water slide
  • Family changing rooms
  • And More!

Along with the facilities, the aquatics centre offers 17 drop-in aquatics

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Plenty of events are on the calendar for the holiday season in the Airdrie area. Whether you enjoy a fun market or you prefer a festival, there are all types of choices. Here's a look at just a few of the holiday events coming up in the Airdrie area.

Airdrie Festival of Trees - November 15th to December 14th

This fundraiser has already been started and will continue till December 14th. It will help the community in many ways, the funds will support the Airdrie Food Bank and the Boys and Girls Club of Airdrie. The trees are being displayed at the McKee Show Homes found on Reunion Green NW. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.

Airdrie Festival of Lights - December 1st to 31st

This event will be held at Nose Creek Park, located at 1701 Main Street

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Not everybody plans to spend their lives living in an urban jungle. Many people can't stand the thought of big-city living and would prefer the benefits of residing in a small town. If you've been contemplating making a move into Airdrie from Calgary, here are just a few of the many benefits you can expect to receive:

1. Less rush-hour madness

In a small town you don't have to worry about leaving your home at 8 AM or coming home at 5 in the afternoon. You won't experience the crazy bumper-to-bumper stop-and-go traffic like you would in the city. When you consider that there are only 24 hours in a day and many of these hours are spent sleeping or at work, how many hours do you really want to devote to commuting? In Airdrie, even the commute into

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When it comes to distracted drivers, Airdrie has more than its fair share of them. In July, 8 groups partnered up with the Alberta Motor Association to see just how many people were driving distracted. According to the president of Airdrie Citizens on Patrol, Ennio Ricci, Airdrie was at the top of the list.

Drivers in Airdrie had a 14.5% distraction rate while the overall number for the province was only 2.4%. More than 90% of the distractions were due to cell phone use. Approximately half of the drivers were texting while the other half were talking on their phones.

Volunteers from COP observed a total of 1,223 vehicles in July on 3 separate occasions. The data shows that 6.9% of the motorists were driving and talking on their handheld phones while

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Welcome to the first blog post for Airdrie homes for sale. This blog will help you understand more about the buying and selling process and will keep you up-to-date about local news, events and special features of this town. Airdrie is just a short drive away from Calgary but it has its own pulse and this is what distinguishes it from the other towns around the big city. This bedroom community is vibrant and peaceful at the same time. It's the place where you can buy a home without having to pay the exorbitant price for home ownership that you'd have to pay in the city.

So far this year, home sales have been brisk in Airdrie and if the case remains the same for the rest of 2014, housing sales will be breaking records. The town has recorded its best

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