November 2022 Vulcan County Family Resources

Hello everyone, I hope you are staying warm as winter sets in and Happy Halloween. Please share anything in this email with your friends, family or clients.

Nov. 3 – Concert in Milo – Over the Moon (See attached poster)

Nov. 3 – The Man Van is in Vulcan at the Arena /Kinsmen Room from 1-4pm. (Baseline PSA Prostate checks)

Nov. 4 – Ag Appreciation Night featuring speaker Chris Koch and musician Lindsay Butler (See attached poster)

Nov. 4 – Carmangay Lions Turkey Supper (See attached poster)

Nov. 5 – Champion Fire Department Fundraising Dinner and Auction (See attached poster)

Nov. 10 – Milo Remembrance Day Service – Milo School 10:30am

Nov. 6 – Turkey Takeaway Dinner – Tickets sold in advance Call Shirley at 403 485 2973 to book your meal or call Vulcan United Church 403 485 2047 on Mondays or Wednesdays.
Leave a message if necessary.

Nov. 11 – Remembrance Day Services – Vulcan CRC 10:45 am

Nov. 11 – Remembrance Day Services – Champion Legion 10:45 am

Nov. 26 – Arrowwood Christmas Gala (See attached poster)

Dec. 3 – Milo Lions Pancake Supper and Turkey Bingo

Activities, Groups and Supports for Adults and Teens

-Counselling in Lomond, In person, Free, Confidential – Monday’s Mornings. Appointments required. (See attached poster)

-Teen Talk – Could your teen use some extra support? Are they struggling with something now or in the past? Group sessions will address the needs of the teens that attend. Tuesday 3:45pm. (See attached poster)

-Connection Café – A chance to get out of the house and connect with others over topics that bring people together. All ages welcome. Tuesdays 1:30pm (See attached poster)

-Evening Group for Adults – Group support for adults in Vulcan Tuesdays at 6pm (See attached poster).

-Lunch & Learn – Learn How to Protect Yourself from Fraud and Scams (See attached posters)

Nov. 3 – Carmangay Seniors Centre

Nov. 9 – Milo Seniors Centre

-Crafters Afternoon – Thursdays 1-4pm – Milo Seniors Centre

-Introduction to the Blackfoot Language (See attached poster)
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-Adult Literacy – Register with Rainbow Literacy (See attached poster titled Nov.-Dec. Newsletter)
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Conversation Café – Vulcan Sundays at 7pm, Carmangay Sundays at 2pm, Lomond Tuesdays at 7pm, Arrowwood Wednesdays at 7pm

English Language Learning (ELL) – Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 1pm

Computer Basics – Milo Library Wednesdays 10:30am, Carmangay Tuesdays at 10am

Financial Skills for Success – Wednesdays at 7pm

Life Skills for Success – Wednesdays at 8pm

Tech Talk – Thursdays at 1pm

Online Safety – Nov. 9 and Dec. 7 at 9:30am

Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Drop-In Tuesday and Wednesday 3:30-6pm for 10-18 year old’s. Friday 12:30-6pm and Teen Night for age 13-18 Wednesdays from 6:30-9 at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan. 403-485-6033. Ping-pong, pool tables, foosball, air hockey, video games, crafts and music!

Vulcan Legion – Drop-In Pool 3pm. $5/person.

Recreation Activities

Community Basketball – Wednesdays Vulcan VPE 8-9:30pm 14+ Register at

Volleyball – Tuesdays 7:30-9:00pm – Vulcan VPE. Register at

Community Pickleball – Wednesdays 6-8pm and Friday 2-4pm Vulcan VPE. Register at

Youth Night – Wednesdays 5-6pm at VPE for 7-15 years olds. Register at

Adult Shinny – Wednesdays Vulcan Arena 8:45-10pm. Register at

Youth Shinny – Tuesdays 3:30-4:45 Vulcan Arena. Register at

Badminton – Tuesdays 6-7:30pm at Vulcan VPE. Register at

Community Walking – Monday and Wednesday 10-11am and Friday 1-2pm. Register at

Family Basketball – Sundays 3pm Vulcan CRC. Register at

Adult and Tot Skate – Wednesdays 12-1pm Vulcan Arena. Register at

Yoga – Carmangay Tuesdays 7-8pm

Yoga – Vulcan Yoga and Wellness, Tuesday and Wednesday Classes

Curling – Vulcan – Doubles, Mixed, Mens, Ladies, Sturling

Curling Milo (See attached poster)

Family Activities

Bedtime Stories – Tuesdays on Zoom, Free. 6-6:30 for 2-5yr olds., 6:30-7 for 6-8 yr olds, 7-7:30 for 9-12 yr olds. Register with Rainbow Literacy at 403-485-3107 (See attached poster)

Rainbow Literacy Family Programs (See attached poster titled Nov-Dec Newsletter) for details. Register at 403-485-3107

Time for Rhymes – Vulcan Fridays at 10:30am, Milo Wednesdays at 10:30am, Champion Tuesdays at 10:30am

Book Clubs – Vulcan Tuesdays – Gr. ½ 3:45pm, Gr. ¾ 4:45pm, Gr. 5/6 5:45pm, Gr. 7-12 7pm

Book Club – Mossleigh Thursdays at 6:30pm

Mentorship – Tuesdays 3:45pm

Literacy Through Art – Fridays at 12:45

Roving Gym – Milo Thursdays at 8:30am for preschoolers and parents at the school gym.

Curiosity Kids – Mondays Milo Library 10:30am. Register with GFFC at 403-652-8633 (See attached poster titled Family Programs November Greater Foothills)
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GLOW Program- Powerful Program for Girls- November 5th from 9-4p. Please call 403-652-8633 to register.
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Christmas Markets

Nov. 12 – Lomond Christmas Market

Nov. 12 Carmangay – Gift and Craft Sale 10-3pm

Nov. 18 & 19 – Champion Christmas Market Community Hall from 18th- 4-8pm, 19th – 9am-3pm

Nov. 26 – Milo Christmas Market and Concession 10-4

Nov. 27 – Kinettes 26th Annual Christmas Market – Vulcan CRC 10am-4pm, Youth Entrepreneur Market 11-4 in the Small Gym at the High School at the same time.

Dec. 3 – SABC Christmas Market 10am-7pm

Dec. 17 – Vulcan Legion

Dec. 21 – Lomond School Last Minute Market 3-7pm

Employment Opportunities

-Rocky Mountain Renovations. We work hard to maintain our reputation for exceptional quality and attention to detail. We are looking for a renovation carpenter with a strong work ethic who takes pride in their work. If you or someone you know is interested, please reach out at (403) 393 8303.

-Executive Director – Vulcan FCSS and Food Bank

-Casual Community Support Worker – Carol Seaman Rise and Shine Services. Call 403-485-0609 or email [email protected]

Temporary Education Assistant – Lomond School


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RCMP Detachment Guard – Commissionaires Parts Person – Agricultural – Brandt John Deere

Shipper/Receiver – Agricultural – Brandt John Deere

Territory Manager – Brandt John Deere

Home Support Worker – Vulcan and Region FCSS

Sheep Manager – Yetwood Farms Ltd.

Health Care Aide – Plan A KWLONAB

Hotel managing supervisor – Vulcan Country Inn

Location Assistant – Richardson International

Sales Supervisor – Big Sky Beer and Wine

Environmental II – AHS

Dietary Aide – Extendicare

Cook – Extendicare

Cashier – Petro

Residential Support Staff – Wheat Country Special Needs Society

Commercial Tire Technician – Fountain Tire

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Shop Foreman – Brandt John Deere

Turf Service Technician – Shop – Brandt John Deere

Service Technician –Heavy Equipment – Brandt John Deere

Customer Service Associate – Western Financial Group

Health Care Aide – AHS

Village of Champion- CAO

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Wind Turbine Technician – Carmangay – Vestas

Seasonal Operations Support, Seasonal Agronomy Assistant – Nutrien Milo

Registered Nurse, Licenced Practical Nurse – Extendicare – Vulcan

Organization in Need of Volunteers:

Vulcan Extendicare Auxiliary Association is looking for new and younger members as we are all getting older. Both women and men. Meetings are the third Tuesday of every month at Extendicare. For information phone Mary Gregory at 403-485-2695.

Vulcan and District Historical Society is in need of new members. Please phone Mary at 403-485-2695.

Vulcan Community Health Centre – Volunteers are needed to help with the Gift Shop, Gardening, Recreation Activities and Acute Care Interested in joining us? Call Kaire Davis at 403-489-7623 or 403-625-8632 [email protected]

Wheat Country Special Needs Society is seeking members to sit on the Board from rural and village areas. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. Compensation will be paid for mileage to meetings. Please contact Linda Schierman at 403-485-4733 for more information.

Vulcan County Health and Wellness Foundation is looking for new volunteers. Board, Trustees, Ambassadors and Event Volunteers. More information at 403-485-4001

Spock Days Association is looking for new and excited members to join. If you like planning events and building community then please come join us. The next meeting is Dec. 6 at 5:30. For information contact Lori at 403-485-0601.

Vulcan Ag Society is need of new members on the Board and event volunteers. Please call 403-485-6179 if you are interested.

Resources and Supports

Vulcan Regional Food Bank will be receiving requests for 2022 Christmas Hampers from October 11 – December 9, 2022 Please call 403-485-2192 or [email protected]

Rapid Access Counselling Alberta is available with:

Minimal cost
Anywhere in Alberta
Short wait times
Qualified Therapists
Secure video (or phone)
For all ages
Single session – repeatable

First Years for Families – Program Description (See attached poster)

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Family Violence – Learn Where to Turn
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Caregiver Education Series – (See attached poster) Workshop Topics include: Understanding Depression in Teens, Understanding Self-Injury, Technology and the Teenage Brain, Substance Use
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More Parent Workshops can be found at

Support Groups

-Every Tuesday and Thursday – AA – Alcoholics Anonymous – Meetings are at 8pm.

Contact Gary at 403-485-5818

-Al-Anon Family Group – meetings as needed. Contact Betty at 403-652-8285

-Mondays- SMART Recovery – 7- 8:30pm Addiction Support Meeting.

Call Beth at 403-485-1054 for information.

-Thursday’s – Men’s Healthy Relationship Group – 6-8pm Registration details at

-MUMS – Peer-to-Peer Maternal Support for pre- and post-partum.

Weekly confidential phone calls. Call Families Matter at 403-205-5194.

Have a great November!