RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology
The role of ritual, symbol and story in healthy transition
In this presentation, Rick Bergh will help you to understand the significance of connecting bonds in grief work. Come and explore how you can remember your loved ones who have passed through symbol, story and ritual. Learn how you might intentionally incorporate your unique ways and methods of remembering into your grief experience. It will allow you to honour him or her and enable you to move forward.
What is grief? Why does it come back? What should I do when it returns?
In this presentation, Rick Bergh will help you to understand the difference between grief and mourning. You will learn how to tackle the misconceptions that may prevent you from a healthy transition following a loss.
Gain knowledge and acquire tools that will help you and those around you face a grief journey with intention.
When acclaimed children's author Robert Munsch told Karon, "You're good, get going" (Routes magazine, 2013), she took it to heart - in spite of Type 1 Diabetes, blindness, and a kidney transplant in 2015.
During this session, information will be shared on how to recognize a concussion, initial management of concussions, and long-term treatment and rehabilitation from concussions.
Presented by Rebecca Spiers, Athletic Therapist/President at Collegiate Sports Medicine in Olds, Alberta, this seminar is intended for coaches, parents, teachers, athletes, and anyone else interested in learning about concussions.
Hosted by Olds Municipal Library.
Watch Out! The WILD ones are looking for you and they are hungry! RUN!
Join Storyteller Mary Hays as she provides this lively program to compliment the TD Summer Reading theme "Wild".
Intended audience: Ages 3+
presented from the Irricana & Rural Municipal Library
The Memory Project is a nationwide bilingual project that connects Veterans and Canadian forces personnel with the opportunity to share their stories with Canadians in classrooms and community forums.
Unfortunately, this program is no longer available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Stay tuned for rescheduling.
Alberta born, award-winning western/cowboy poet Doris Daley started her "professional" poetry career 20 years ago with one poem and a complimentary ticket to a barbeque. Now she is at home on stages throughout Canada and the U.S., at campfires large and small, at private parties, corporate events and North America's most iconic cowboy poetry gatherings.
At least half of our immune system is attached to our digestive tract. Good nutrition is central to overall health and immunity, but it can be difficult to sort out 'fad' advice from sound principles, both with diet as well as nutritional supplements. In this presentation, Dr. MarianneTrevorrow, Naturopathic Doctor, will discuss how problems with dietary intake of nutrients, as well as food sensitivities and intolerances, can contribute to many common health conditions, and what consumers can do to improve their health by eating well.