Happy June everyone! It is looking like a busy season in Vulcan and County with a full roster of events coming this summer. I hope you find something in here to that interests you and helps you connect to your community. Please share the events via email, social media, word of mouth and printing posters to any family, friends or clients. I’m sure I’ve missed more, but feel free to send it my way and I can try to share it in other formats as well to help everyone be informed.
June 3 – Carmangay Steak Supper at the Seniors Centre at 5:30 and entertainment by the Highwood Shedders at 7pm. Get your tickets by calling 403-643-3641 or 403-643-2401
June 4 – Arrowwood and Siksika Youth Rock Painting at the Arrowwood Medical Building 3-5pm. Snacks and Supplies provided. Call 587-652-5999 to register.
June 4 – Darkness to Light Walk begins at 4:45am as a suicide awareness walk. Begins at the campground by the Vulcan arena.
June 4 – Brant Community Garage Sale 8am-4pm
June 4-5 – Champion Community Garage Sale – Sat. and Sun. 10am-4pm. Seniors Select Sale on Main Street Friday, June 3 from 3-7pm and Saturday June 4 from 9am-5pm.
June 6-9 – Webinars on Scams and Seniors Benefits (See attached poster)
June 7 – Free Breakfast for all Seniors at the Vulcan Seniors Centre. 9-11am. (See attached poster)
Seniors Breakfast Poster 2022(1)
June 7 – Champion Seniors Appreciation Supper and Bingo at 6pm. RSVP at [email protected]
June 10-12 – Vulcan Spock Days wwww.spockdays.com (See attached Poster and Map) Friday Fireworks, Saturday Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Family Fun Fair, Petting Zoo, Taste of Vulcan, Vul-Con, Beer Gardens and Slo-Pitch all weekend. Library Great Craft Exchange and Book Sale. SODA Anniversary BBQ and Fashion Show, Lions Voluntary Road Toll (See poster), Seniors Centre Coffee and Baking. Visit the Museum to learn to make ice-cream and Healthcare Auxiliary Gift Shop Pop-Up Shop Sale at the Library.
June 11 – The Great Craft Exchange – Vulcan Library (See attached Poster)
June 14 – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse – Lunch and Learn Vulcan United Church. 12pm. It is a free event and transportation can be arranged for those living in rural areas. For anyone who would like to register, please call 403-359-0712. (See attached poster).
June 14 – Do Crew – Youth Led Volunteer Group. Grade 9-12. (See attached Poster)
June 15 – Junior Achievers – A Crash Course in Personal Finance for Gr. 10 -12, plus free food.
June 15 – Moving Forward from COVID Anxiety and other Anxious Feelings – Presentation in Lomond 6:30pm (See attached Poster)
June 15 – Lomond Walk and Learn hosted by Vulcan and Region Victims Services – 1pm start.
June 16 – Moving Forward from COVID Anxiety and other Anxious Feelings – Presentation in Carmangay 1:30pm (See attached Poster)
June 17 – VCHWF Charity Golf Tournament Enter a golf team or sponsor one of the eight golfers doing a 24 hour golf challenge. www.vchwfoundation.com/vchw-24-hour-golf-challenge/
June 17 – Carmangay Library is partnering with the Community Center to bring you a Spring Movie Night at 6 p.m. showing the new Seeing Red movie. Bring something to sit on and we will bring the popcorn!
June 18 – Vulcan Tinman Triathlon – space still open for racers and volunteers. http://vulcantinman.ca/
June 18 – Milo Market and Lielow Music Festival tickets at [email protected] (See attached poster)
June 22 – Moving Forward from COVID Anxiety and other Anxious Feelings – Presentation in Milo 6:30pm (See attached Poster)
June 23 – Kids Paint Night – Carmangay Curling Rink 5PM – Free, Registration is required.
June 23 – Adult Paint Night – Carmangay Curling Rink 7PM – $10. Registration is required.
June 24-26 – Arrowwood Rodeo – Fri. 7pm, Sat. 7pm, Sun. 2pm. Plus Arrowwood Lions Club Pancake Breakfast at 8am Saturday, Parade at 10am, Arrowwood River Wranglers 4-H Horse Club has achievement fun ride at the grounds at 11am. One Pitch Softball Tournament call 403-485-0076 to register.
June 25 – Vulcan Porchfest – Looking for music entries. www.townofvulcan.ca.recreation
June 25 – Carmangay Walk and Learn hosted by Vulcan and Region Victims Services – 11am start
June 26 – Carmangay Nature Walk – Starts at the Lions Campground at 9am.
July1-3 – Champion 111th Anniversary. Bike Parade, Beer Gardens, 5K Walk/Run, Fireworks, Pancake Breakfast, Lawn Mower Races, Flying Bob, Beef on a Bun.
July 1 – Cake, Hot Dogs and Games plus Free swimming and Foam Machine at the Vulcan Pool for Canada Day
July 1-2 – Milo Pancake Breakfast 8:30-10am and Beach Volleyball Tournament (See attached poster)
July 4 – Community Pancake Breakfast in Carmangay 9am at the Curling Rink.
July 11-15 – Vulcan Golf Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
July 15-18 – Mammogram Van visits Vulcan (See attached poster)
July 16 – Show n’ Shine and Demolition Derby are back!
July 18-22 – Vulcan Art Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
July 25-29 – Vacation Bible School Day Camp (See attached Poster)
July 25-29 – Golf Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
July 25-29 – Basketball Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
Aug. 4-8 – Carmangay Ag. Society Fair & Sports Day. Entry deadline for entering a yard or garden in the fair is July 25. Did you hear they are hosting a curling bonspiel in the summer?!
Aug. 2-5 – Tumbling Tot Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
Aug. 8-12 – Volleyball Camp https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
Aug. 22-26 – Creative Camper https://www.townofvulcan.ca/recreation
Milo Calendar of Events (See attached poster)
Family Programs for June from the Greater Foothills Family Centre (See attached poster)
Family Programs for June GFFC
See attached poster for all Family Literacy Programs in June.
Literacy Programs for June
Time for Rhymes – Register with Rainbow Literacy at 403-485-3107 [email protected]
Milo – Wednesdays at 10:30am – Milo Drop-in Centre
Vulcan – Fridays at 10:30am – Vulcan Yoga and Wellness Centre
Champion – Tuesdays at 10am – Zoom
Arrowwood – Thursdays at 10am – Arrowwood Public Library
Lomond – Wednesday’s at 10:30 Lomond Library
Clay Projects at the Get-a-way Youth Centre
Monday’s and Thursday’s in June 6,9,13,16,20,23,27,30
Ages 10-18, projects will vary by age, but options will be available.
Building clay projects (cups, stamps, plates, etc.)
Registration is required due to limited space in each session (6 per). Can sign up for any number.
4pm start, ~5pm finish.
Arrowwood Play Group – 10am Arrowwood Hall. Drop-in. Contact Betty 403-485-8623.
Aquatic Fitness – 6:30pm Vulcan Pool. Register for the month for Mon/Wed classes.
Virtual Baby Group with Public Health 10-11:30am email [email protected] for the link.
Community Connection Café – 1:30pm at Vulcan Senior’s Centre. All ages welcome. Drop-In. It is a chance to get out of the house and connect with others. An interesting topic or subject will be presented each week followed by time to talk and interact. Call FCSS at 403-485-2192.
Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open 3:30-6pm for 10-18 year olds at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan. 403-485-6033. Ping-pong, pool tables, foosball, air hockey, video games, crafts and music!
Come and Try Days in June (See attached poster)
Aquatic Fitness – 6:30pm Vulcan Pool. Register for the month for Tu/Thurs. classes.
Quilting – Carmangay Seniors Centre 9am-12pm.
Seniors Social – 2pm Lomond at the Drop-In. Games, cards, coffee, etc.
After School Program – From after school until 6PM – Carmangay Community Centre – Games, activities, snacks, socializing and fun!
Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open 3:30-6pm for 10-18 year olds at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan 403-485-6033. Open for Teen Night from 6:30-9pm for ages 13-18 years old.
Adult Basketball – 8pm at the CRC.
Aquatic Fitness – 6:30pm Vulcan Pool. Register for the month for Mon/Wed classes.
Bootcamp – Milo Lions Park 6:30pm
Creative Minds – Carmangay Seniors Centre 9:30am – 12pm for any type of project.
Curiosity Kids – 1:30pm Vulcan Lodge Hall. Call Greater Foothills Family Centre to Register 1-877-652-8633. Starts May 4.
Man Cave – 1-3pm for men of all ages to hang out, visit, play pool, ping pong, foosball, cards, puzzles or games. 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan.
Drop-In Adult Slo-Pitch – Mossleigh 7pm
Beach Volleyball – 8pm. Beach Pit at the Pool. Ball available at pool office during office hours.
Yoga – Milo at the Drop-In at 10am
Mom & Tots – Champion Legion 10-11:30am (See attached poster)
Fun Fridays – Carmangay Library –10am-12pm. Games, activities, snacks, crafts and fun!
Get-A-Way Youth Centre – Open 12:30-5pm at 105A 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan 403-485-6033. Ping-pong, pool tables, foosball, air hockey, video games, crafts and music!
Vulcan Legion Meat Draw – 3-6pm.
Vulcan Legion – Drop-in Pool at the Hall 3pm. $5/person. No membership required.
Monday – Saturday
Vulcan Senior Centre Drop-In 9am-12pm
-MUMS – Peer-to-Peer Maternal Support for pre- and post-partum. Weekly confidential phone calls. Call Families Matter at 403-205-5194.
-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
-Wednesday’s – SMART Recovery – 7pm Addiction Support Meeting. Call Beth at 403-485-1054 for information.
-Thursday’s – Men’s Healthy Relationship Group – 6-8pm Registration details at rowanhouse.ca/safe-at-home
Collaborative Health Research Institute of Southern Alberta is looking for collaborators for Health Research. (See attached CHRISA poster).
The Carmangay and District Recreation Board has been able to award grants over the past two years to several worthy associations, clubs, and committees in our community. We are currently seeking applications for the grants that will be paid out in 2023. Grants can be for recreational or cultural purposes and can include requests for capital or operational funds. Downloadable/fillable application forms can be found on the Vulcan County website (Your County/Resources/Forms and Applications). Applications can be printed and handed in at the Village office or can be emailed to Laurel Auch at [email protected] The deadline for receipt of applications is June 30, 2022.
Workshops and Professional Development
· Caregiver Education Sessions
These 90 minute online sessions are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with introductory information regarding mental health challenges that can affect children and youth. This month’s sessions look at substance use with a harm reduction approach, understanding autism, and helping pre-teens with ‘Junior-High Jitters’
· Lunch & Learn Webinars
In our 60 minute lunchtime webinars, we will be wrapping up our four part series on understanding anxiety as we look at ways we can help our children and youth to overcome avoidance. We are also offering lunch & learn sessions on mindfulness and how it can benefit the whole family, and the importance of sleep on your family’s mental health.
Also check out https://community.hmhc.ca/ for many parenting workshops available online.
-The Vulcan Daycare Society is looking to hire a Full time Educator for our Daycare and Out of School Programs, for the summer with potential of full time afterwards. Level 1 and 2’s preferred, however we will train the right applicant. Please email your resumes to Dani at [email protected] or stop by in person.
-Server, Line Cook, Train Associate – www.aspencrossing.com/jobs/
-We are hiring TWO SUMMER STUDENTS at the Carmangay Library! Program Coordinator and Program Assistant. If you’re interested in helping us run the summer program, please drop a resume off at the library or email [email protected] Deadline to apply is June 10th.
-Milo Library is hiring a summer student to run the Summer Reading Program, assist in the library and work in the archives. 35 hrs/week. Apply to [email protected]
-Vulcan and Region FCSS is hiring a summer student to assist with youth programming in Vulcan and villages in Vulcan County. Must have access to transportation, a driver’s licence and be between 16-30. Apply by email to [email protected] or in person to 105B 3rd Ave. S. Vulcan
-Rocky Mountain Renovations is hiring skilled trades people (all disciplines) and labourers. Class 5 Drivers Licenses is an asset. Wage depends on experience, any experience considered. Company based out of Carmangay. Please contact Wyatt at (403) 393 8303 for more info & to apply.
-Flowers N Fancies in Vulcan is hiring a part-time to help out in the shop, please give us a call, DM us or drop off your resume in-store.
-Mobile Slaughter Personnel Wanted – This is a job for someone who lives in or around Vulcan and is physically fit, mature, reliable and motivated. Must have a licence, F.A.C. and clean drivers abstract. Phone Vulcan Country Meat Market (403)485-6872 or pm me to set up an interview.
-Foothills Inclusion is looking for Care Providers to join their Connections Registry to provide respite to families in Vulcan County. If you experience caring for kids or adults with disabilities, contact them for more information. https://inclusionfoothills.org/programs/
Found on Indeed.ca
Registered Nurse – Samaritan Advanced Medical Services – Project near Vulcan
Insurance Broker – Western Financial Service
Resident Support Worker – Marquis Foundation
Area Stockkeeper – Vestas
Sales and Customer Service Specialist – Grainworks Inc.
Parts Person – Brandt John Deere
Commercial Tire Technician – Fountain Tire
Environmental II – AHS (Cleaning)
Audio Visual Field Engineer – Diversified
Yard Shipper Reciever, Fulfillment Coordinator, Fertilizer Sales – UFA
Wind Turbine Technician – Vestas
Construction, Wind and Solar Farms- Borea Construction
Found on Workopolis.ca
Telecommunications Technician – Integrated Solutions
Track Maintainer – CP Rail
Farm Supervisor – Belgium Farms (Lomond)
Dietary Aide, Housekeeping, Cook – Extendicare
Administrative Assistant – Ryan Shearer Agencies
Operations Assistant – G3 Carmangay
Equipment Operator – P&H Mossleigh
Petro and Ag Salesperson – Arrowwood Co-op
Heavy Equipment Operator, Oilfield Supervisor – KLS Earthworks
Agro Driver, Facility Assistant – South Country Co-op Lomond
Also try linkedIn.ca, and Canada Job bank. For youth, click on Canada Summer Jobs on the Job Bank. Enter Vulcan as the location to learn about local opportunities.
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 and volunteers for the museum for the summer. We would like someone who can do a 3 hour shift in the museum. Orientation Friday, June 13 at 1:00pm at the museum. Please phone Mary at 403-485-2695.
Vulcan Communities in Bloom is in need of new volunteers. We need your energy and your green (or not so green) thumb! Call Christa at 403-485-0239
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 vchwfoundation.com 403-485-4001
Spock Days Association is looking for a few more volunteers to help with the weekend events. Beer Gardens and Family Fun Fair. We also need a Secretary to join the Board. For information contact Lori at 403-485-0601.