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October Newsletter

Oct 20, 2017

October Newsletter 2017


October - Bras for a Cause Contact Victoria’s Attic if you are willing to sell paper bras for donations to fund a chemo bed at the QEII    


Oct 28th      Halloween Walking Parade - Judging with begin at about 11:15am at the Montrose Cultural Center and the Parade will head out about 11:30 – proceed down 100th Ave from 99th Street – 101 Street and loop back for Hot Dogs, Juice, Cookies & Photos. We expect about 300 so please have your treats ready. “Spot & Dot” the friendly Dalmatians will go ahead of the parade to give you a heads up. -The parade takes place on the sidewalk with Enforcement Services doing intersection control. 

November   Random Acts of Kindness Month -  We will be offering Facebook contests as well we will be delivering window stickers for your use.  

Nov 17th Vegas Night - Cut the cards, spin the wheel, throw the dice for discounts. This is a huge regional draw so get your games & staff ready. Open till 11pm. GP Transit is offering extended hours


Nov 24     Black Friday Promotion -We will be doing some coordinated advertising so watch for our e-mail asking if you will be offering Black Friday Deals. Also, we will distribute 3’ light up palm trees to designate who is offering Black Friday Deals.


Dec 1st – 23rd Elf on a Shelf will be back. What will he be doing each week? We will be promoting a Facebook/Selfie contest. Watch for our e-mail asking if you want to participate.

Dec 3   Santa Clause Parade - Begins at 3pm. 100th Ave – 102nd Street – proceeds east to 100th Street, turns south and then west on 99th Ave and disperses at Revolution Place - Join us at Revolution Place Plaza to light up the 30’ Downtown Christmas tree at 4:30pm. Hot Chocolate & Cookies will be served. The “Tree of Joy” is a beauty – Thanks to Shirley at Pure Home for her effort in getting this awesome addition to Christmas downtown. 

Want to be in the newsletter – contact the office at 780-538-1909 or email gpdta@telus.net.


REVOLUTION PLACE:   October 13-15 – Grande Prairie Women’s Show October 20-23 – Scarecrow Festival October 26 – The Offspring Check out their new website: www.revolutionplace.com  

SMALL BUSINESS WEEK Thank you to everyone who forwarded us nominations for Small Business Week. We prepared the following nominations: Curry’s Jewelers – Marketing Laurels Jam & Preserves - Community Spirit Tito’s – Arts & Culture Cree8ive Ink – Eagle Feather Stop by & with them luck!  

DOWNTOWN REHABILITATION AND STREETSCAPES PROJECT   PHASE 1 & 2 HIGHLIGHTS   An updated project schedule is on cityofgpcom/ourdowntown.

The contractor has indicated Phases 1 & 2 of the project are on schedule to be completed early this November ·  This month, crews are completing streetscape features such as paving stone installation, installation of planter beds, installations of trees, and installation of street furniture   




GOLDEN STAR DINING LOUNGE 10112 101 AVE Dine In * Take Out * Delivery 780-532-7546 Looking to enjoy some fantastic Chinese food? The Golden Star is OPEN! Access the restaurant from the back Alley or park a block over & enjoy the stroll!     Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday 10:00am – 9:00pm Friday 10:0am to 6:00pm Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm  


Grande Readers Book Club: Love Reading? Why not join the Book Club? Thursday October 19th 7:15pm – Rotary Training Room Will & Estates: Do you have a will? If you don’t, should you? Don’t miss this informative session presented by Steven Shavers from Stringham LLP. Please register online or by calling 780-357-7455 Nov 1, Nov 29 – 7pm – Rotary Community Room    

Are you new to the DownTown? Please contact our office at 780-538-1909 or gpdta@telus.net and introduce yourself! We look forward to hearing from you!

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