Category: Events

Emergency Social Services Funding Update

Temporary Suspension of Applications   Effective April 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta will be temporarily suspending applications for the $30 million in emergency social services funding to charities, not-for-profits and civil society organizations to support their COVID-19 response. There have been over 600 applications received by the government. All current applications are being reviewed, and…

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Ag Drone School – Athabasca

Athabasca Agri-Plex 8:30 to 4:30 pm | April 6-7, 2020 Includes lunch and DJI Tello drone for practice!   FLY SAFELY • Flight training suitable for complete beginners • From first takeoff to autonomous field mapping • OJI Tello included, to keep practicing at home FLY LEGALLY • Basic ground school: air law, drone systems, theory…

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Verified Beef Workshop – Athabasca

Canadian beef is a high quality product, recognized internationally for its excellence. Increasingly the food industry is using “sustainability” as a way to market products to consumers who are looking to make environmentally conscious purchases. This means the industry has to prove it standards. To demonstrate the industry’s commitment to safe food and safe production…

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Project Open House – Athabasca Minerals Inc.

All interested parties are invited to learn about the details of the proposed project. 9 am to 1 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Athabasca Agriplex Proposed Project The proposed project includes a pit (mining of sand) connected by a slurry line to a sand washing, sorting, drying, and storage facility to produce proppant for oil…

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Athabasca County Conversation – Business Events

Upcoming events focus on tourism business, networking and finding funding The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about three upcoming events of interest to entrepreneurs and the business community: Sept 5…

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Tourism Entrepreneurship Seminar – Athabasca

The Tourism Entrepreneurship Start-up Seminar (TESS) is a one-day free seminar taking place in various municipalities across Alberta. In Athabasca the event is being hosted by the Tourism & Economic Development Committee. TESS is designed to assist start-up tourism entrepreneurs and businesses (from concept to about two years in business) access information and resources to help increase the likelihood of a…

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Business Event: Funding Landscape Luncheon

The Athabasca County Tourism and Economic Development Committee and Business Link bring you – Funding Landscape: Grants, Government Programs and other Options for Your Business Looking for financing for your startup or growing business? Curious about what options are out there? Join us for this session on everything financing for small business! Learn about the…

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Baptiste Lake Fire Department Open House on Saturday

Come out to the Island Lake Fire Hall this Saturday August 3rd from 11am – 2pm for a hamburger and activities for the kids. There will be FireSmart and Voyent-Alert information displays as well as home sprinkler kits available for sale.

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Summer Program for School Aged Children

Athabasca County Family & Community Support Services is offering a new summer program for school aged children. The program is free, promotes fun and positive activities. Join in the fun!   Intellectual Wellness  – July 10 | 1-3 pm Explore the world with hobbies and interests Athabasca Library Emotional Wellness – July 17  | 3-4…

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County Conversation – 2019 Fly-In BBQ

Helicopter flight pre-bookings are being taken for 2019 Fly-In BBQ The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about the upcoming 2019 Athabasca Regional Airport Fly-In BBQ being hosted by Athabasca County…

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