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Community facility tops list of '08 news stories

2008 has been an exciting year for the valley. This community has seen everything from the burning of the school that saw hundreds of Drumhellerites through their formative years, to the community’s lobbying for new school facilities pay off.  It was an emotional year with loss and victory. The Mail has compiled a list of some of the most important news stories we have covered for the community. It was a busy year, as the community grew in strength and positivity, and is well poised for the future.




Delia student receives early Christmas present

aaron-003.jpgWinning essay nets trip to Europe, thanks to local donors

 

  A Delia student’s writing has guaranteed him free passage to Europe with his school, after winning an essay contest.
    Delia School students are on their way to Europe. They plan to see six countries in 14 days come this April. Leading up to the trip, Kay Dee Harper, Delia School athletic director organized an essay contest with the prize being a free trip to Europe. The funds for the trip were raised by community members. Thirteen judges read the essays and Grade 12 student Aaron Tober was chosen as the winner.
 
 

Partnerships celebrated at affordable housing project

affordable-housing.jpgCouncillor Karen Ann Bertamini could hardly contain her emotions as she addressed a number of the partners that have contributed to Drumheller's new affordable housing project.
    The project in Drumheller is on track to be completed by the spring of 2009. On Thursday, December 11, partners including staff and council members from the Town of Drumheller, Keller Construction, inmates from the Drumheller Institution, Warden Mike Hanly and Institution staff, gathered on site. Bertamini, who has served on the Drumheller Housing Authority for many years, has been a proponent of the project.





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