Community

Ponoka’s Read My Hips dance troupe about empowering women

The fundraiser was aimed at a children’s arts and culture fund held at Ponoka FCSS

PHOTO: Ponoka Chicks for Charity donates $33,000

Three different community groups received $33,000 from Ponoka Chicks for Charity

Annual Alberta Moose lodge convention takes over Ponoka

Members comes together to talk plans, business and attracting new members

  • Oct 2, 2018

PHOTOS: Kids donate to the Ponoka Food Bank

A summer drink fundraiser shows the initiative coming from Ponoka’s kids

PHOTOS: Enjoying family time in Ponoka

Ponoka’s Day in the Park was rescheduled and held at the curling rink

Ponoka’s BBBS celebrates a milestone

Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates 30 years of operations

A part of Ponoka’s history pays museum a visit

Military travelling history exhibit makes stop at Fort Ostell Museum

Ponoka Elementary School raises $10,000 for the Terry Fox Run

Students, teachers and parents helped raise the money to further the Terry Fox’s goals

Reflections: Cissell reunion celebrated in Dakota district

Several generations of one of the Ponoka area’s founding families gather for reunion

Remember When: Cissell family history the history highlighted

Ponoka’s Dakota district was first settled by the Cissell family

128 Flags of Remembrance now flying in Sylvan Lake until Nov. 12

Centennial Park boasts 128 Canadian flags to honour 128,000 Canadians killed and missing in action.

PHOTO: Ponoka KidSport receives a donation

The group received a $1,000 cheque from Battle River Insurance recently

Remember When: A magnificent mural painted on a 5-foot saw blade

This mural depicts life on the Kenney farm near the Rimbey area

Reflections: Things weren’t easy when folks first moved to the Ponoka area

The humble homes have grown a lot since Ponoka folks first moved in

  • Sep 18, 2018

WATCH: 2nd Annual Grand Gala supports Vantage Community Services

Red Deerians joined together in a evening or art in support of Vantage Community Services

WATCH: NHLers support Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins returns to Red Deer in support of good cause

Ponoka Kinsmen take on the downhill derby

To continue the fun derby, the Kinsmen took on the job of organizing

Ponoka FCSS working on project to identify homeless numbers

The group is working with Wetaskiwin FCSS to identify and survey homeless population

PHOTO: Maskwacis elders pass on wisdom at youth conference

A youth conference in Maskwacis called Indigenized X helped bridge the gap between youths and elders

  • Sep 11, 2018

PHOTO: Ponoka home concert a fun experience

A home concert experience brought artists Danielle Marie and Jordan Aaron to a back yard concert