Christmas Hampers

Community Christmas Hamper Program intake forms are now available at the Tofield/Ryley/Beaver County West FCSS Office
Upstairs at 5407-50 St. Tofield. 780-662-7067
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The deadline to sign up for a hamper is Thursday, December 12, 2019.

FCSS Public At Large

The Tofield/Ryley/Beaver County West FCSS Advisory Board is currently looking to fill one volunteer Public At Large position to represent Beaver County West. Interested parties must reside in Beaver County West between ranges 17 and 21.

If you require more information, please call 780-662-7066 or submit a letter of intent to:
Tracey Boast Radley, Director
Tofield/Ryley/Beaver County West FCSS
P.O. Box 1058, 5407-50 Street
Tofield, AB T0B 4J0

Rail Safety Week

Resolution in Support of Rail Safety Week

Whereas Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 23 to 29, 2019;

Whereas it is in the public’s interest to raise citizens’ awareness of the dangers of ignoring safety warnings at level crossings and trespassing on rail property to reduce avoidable deaths, injuries and damage caused by incidents involving trains and citizens;

Whereas Operation Lifesaver is a public/private partnership whose aim is to work with the public, rail industry, governments, police services, media and others to raise rail safety awareness;

Whereas CN has requested City Council adopt this resolution in support of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness, save lives and prevent injuries in communities, including our municipality;

It is proposed by Ryley Council.

It is hereby RESOLVED to support national Rail Safety Week to be held from September 23 to 29, 2019.

2019 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

2019 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards

The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards honour extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer achievements have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six awards, two in each category of youth, adult and senior are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5.

AWARD CRITERIA
Albertans, who meet the following criteria, are eligible fora Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award:
•  Exemplifies the spirit of community service;
•  Demonstrates exemplary initiative, leadership, and creativity in their service to others;
•  Serves as a role model for others in their community;
•  Inspires others to engage in volunteer service; and
•  Improves the overall quality of life of fellow Albertans and the community as a whole.

NOMINATION CHECKLIST
Submissions for the 2019 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards must include the following:
•  Letter of Nomination submitted by the nominator;
•  Completed Nomination Form signed by the nominee and the nominator;
•  Completed Critical Information (detailed responses to the requested points one through eight in a    separate attachment); and
•  Completed list of references.

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) The personal information that is provided in the nomination submission about the nominator and the nominee is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is protected by the privacy provisions of that Act. The information will be used for the purpose of administering the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards program and to select and publicize the achievements of the award recipients.

Submissions can now be made online. For complete instructions visit: www.culture.alberta.ca/voluntarysector/stars

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2019

Award nominees and their nominators will be notified in writing of the selection committee’s decision in November 2019.