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Written by KALYN GILBERT   
Friday, 28 January 2011 17:57

Organizations work together to provide food and smiles for those in tough times

“Let it fill the air; tell the people everywhere.”

The lyrics of Bobby Darin’s “Simple Song of Freedom” sifted warmly through the florescent-lit gymnasium of Calgary’s downtown Knox United Church. Twinkling lights adorned the plain concrete walls while wafts of savory ham, stuffing and mixed vegetables danced lightly past the noses of hundreds of Calgary’s less fortunate.

Sirens for Life Blood Drive seeks to increase blood donations in the new year PDF Print E-mail
Written by AMBER OWEN   
Friday, 28 January 2011 14:45

Annual competition between police and fire departments is all in the name of fun

As February begins, the city’s fire and police departments are wrapping up their ninth annual Sirens for Life Blood Drive with their Canadian Blood Services partner.

According to Conor Tapp from Canadian Blood Services, the challenge, which is held between Calgary and Edmonton, is an important event that sets the tone for blood donation for the rest of the year.

Experts to debate how much Vitamin D is enough PDF Print E-mail
Written by LAURA WERSHLER   
Thursday, 27 January 2011 20:55

Feb. 8 event at the University of Calgary open to the public

Vitamin D supplements in tablet, gel cap and liquid form take up a lot of shelf space at Community
Natural Foods on 61st Avenue S.W. It’s a popular product, and not just with customers.

Calgarians still feel transit crunch PDF Print E-mail
Written by KALYN GILBERT   
Saturday, 22 January 2011 18:50

Council to decide on southeast spending

Wake up at 5:15 a.m. Hit snooze, but only once. Bundle up – it’s cold outside. Out the door by 7:00 a.m. Catch the Number 3 bus. Drop off your 8-year-old daughter at school. Back on the bus to get downtown. Wait for the C-Train. By now the caffeine has kicked in. Almost to the station. Check your watch. Don’t want to be late. Still have to catch another bus and be at work by 9 a. m. ....

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