Category: Family and Community Support Services

Athabasca Parent Link Receives Minister’s Award

One of nine awards presented across Alberta in 2019 Minister’s Awards of Excellence in Child Development are given yearly to child development professionals who make life better for children and families. This year the Parent Link West Network – Athabasca Parent Link was nominated and was presented an award in the Team category. Receiving the…

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Athabasca County Connection – November 2019

The November edition of the Athabasca County Connection is now available! It features the following stories: the Tourism & Economic Development Committee partners to win a marketing award the Farm Woman of the Year nomination deadline approaches Athabasca County and the Town of Athabasca sign on to a rural crime prevention pilot an update on…

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Remembrance Day Office Closure

The Athabasca County Administration Building, Public Works and Family & Community Support Services offices will be closed to allow our staff to observe Remembrance Day. The offices will by open for regular business hours on Tuesday, November 12. If you encounter an emergency in relation to municipal services provided by Athabasca County, please call the…

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Council Holds 2019 Organizational Meeting

Members of Athabasca County Council met in Council Chambers for the County’s Organizational Meeting. The meeting is held annually to elect a Reeve and Deputy Reeve, as well as make a number of appointments to boards, committees and commissions. It also offers a chance for Councillors to express interest in new positions, or keep the…

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County Conversation – September 25, 2019

2019 Board and Committee Opportunities                 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 current opportunities to become involved in an Athabasca County Board or…

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Committee Member Opportunities

Athabasca County is seeking Members At Large to serve on the following committees: Subdivision & Development Appeal Board (One) Member – 3 Year Term One County resident to serve as Members at Large on the Subdivision & Development Appeal Board for a 3 year term ending December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Board is…

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Stat Holiday Office Closure – Labour Day

Just a reminder that our offices will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2019 for Labour Day stat holiday. The After-Hours Emergency Line 780-689-9000 will remain in operation over the long weekend for emergencies connected with municipal services. If you encounter an emergency that requires Fire, Police or Ambulance please dial 9-1-1.  

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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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Boyle Seniors’ Symposium

This year’s Boyle Seniors’ Symposium takes place on Tuesday, June 11th from 10 am to 3:30 pm at the Boyle & District Seniors’ Drop-in Centre, 4800 – 3rd Street, Boyle.   This year’s conference features the following topics: • Mental Health Awareness – AB Health Services • Pet Care – Boyle Veterinary Services • Alberta…

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Athabasca County Conversation – 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums

Two one-day conferences for seniors, their caregivers and the community          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 2019 Seniors’ Symposiums taking place in Athabasca and…

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