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  • Chestermere and Area News in Brief

    Starting in February, the Chestermere Public Library will now be open on Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    The residents of Langdon can look forward to receiving the 37 page Langdon Community Guide in the mail in the new year, courtesy of Rocky View County. The guide aims to give residents some practical insights into living in the rural hamlet of Langdon, though residents beyond the Langdon borders can find information inside as well. Included in the guide are tips for what to expect living in a rural setting, road maintenance priorities, and the types of services and amenities available to County residents.

    There will be a mini Energizer Night on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Chestermere Recreation Centre from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by to learn more about local clubs, services and organizations.

    La Leche League Canada support group meetings are held in Chestermere every second Thursday of the month. Sessions can provide information, encouragement and support for mothers, fathers, mothers-to-be, and of course babies, about breastfeeding. The next meeting in on Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Chestermere Public Library Community Room. For information call Jen at 403-272-3764 or e-mail jen@LLLC-alberta.ca or go to www.LLLC.ca.

    The next Chestermere Historical Foundation meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chestermere Public Library. Everyone is welcome. The Historical Foundation will be discussing projects such as acquisition of the 1952 CCOA Fire Truck and refurbishing, outdoor historical art, mural history project with library, historic walk with Urban Beautification Committee, the Prairie Waters Primary Years Storytelling Project, and more.

    Tickets are still available for the Great Canadian Barn Dinner/Show/Dance on April 21. Tickets are $48 each. For information call Jen at 403-272-3764 or Audrey at 403-272-9280 or e-mail jpeddles@telus.net.