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Town volunteers to build Sri Lanka school

room2read.jpgA local group of dedicated volunteers are working towards building a school in Sri Lanka, and already have a jump on reaching their goal raising $35,000 to do so.This group is spearheading the Room to Read Drumheller Appeal, and on March 9, they invited Cherylle and Tony Adolphous of Sri Lanka and Michael Lynn of Microsoft Calgary to shed some light on the Room to Read Program, and the need in Sri Lanka for such a project.

Everyone's Irish on St. Paddy's Day

osheas-stpaddys.jpgStaff at O'Shea's Irish Eatery and Ale House were preparing for St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday, serving up green pints of beer for the widely celebrated Irish holiday. St. Paddy's Day is an annual feast day which celebrates Saint Patrick (circa AD 385–461), one of the patron saints of Ireland, and is generally celebrated on March 17. Irish or not, people joined festivities and events across the country. O'Shea's staff pictured (l-r): Godwin Panlaquin, Joe Santos, Kevin Cameron, Gwen Leitch, Nicole Zimmerman, Joe Browning, Tammy Taylor, Andro Ambrose, and Mandy Coles.


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