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Go East of Edmonton Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) is pleased and excited to announce that their Application to the CARES program through Alberta Economic Development and Trade has been approved for a Regional Tourism Development program. CARES is the Community and Regional Economic Support program to help with long term economic growth in Alberta. In fact, to date, Go East RTO is the first and only Tourism organization to receive this grant in Alberta. This speaks to their creative... More...

Tuesday December 19, 2017 02:28PM - 0 Comment(s)



Social Media – Explore and Maximize Two Part Workshop Whether you have already introduced the use of Social Media into marketing efforts or wondering where to start this two part workshop will be of interest to you! Session 1 January 10th – 1 to 4 pm Session 2 January 17th - 1 to 4 pm Session Presenter is Brian Siddle – Strong Coffee Marketing “What Better Way to start the New Year than gaining new skills and new abilities to help guide your business to gre... More...

Thursday December 14, 2017 02:42PM - 0 Comment(s)



In case you were unable to attend our November 29th meeting we have uploaded the RCMP Presentation. Pigeon Lake RCMP Presentation More...

Thursday December 14, 2017 02:14PM - 0 Comment(s)



Wintertime visits to the Elk Island National Park provide a unique perspective on the Canadian wilderness. Trails feel brand new again and every animal that stayed behind for the winter feels all the more special for braving out the cold with us. There's nothing quite like catching a glimpse of wild bison roaming the white deep snowy plains, hooves trudging through the snow or stargazing on cold winter nights. Make no mistake about it; Elk Island gets magical in the winter. And just a ... More...

Tuesday November 28, 2017 02:10PM - 0 Comment(s)



December is just around the corner and our region is packed with celebrations that’ll warm your heart and light that holiday cheer! Speaking of lights, you’ll want to take in some of the fantastic community light-up events coming up. Dec 1-2  Killam Parade of Lights & Festival of Trees Dec 1-2  Redwater Kris Kringle & Festival of Trees Dec 1-3  Tofield Winter Festival Dec 1  Waskatenau Annual Christmas Light-Up Event Dec 2  Mundare Chri... More...

Monday November 27, 2017 10:54AM - 0 Comment(s)



Tis the season for holiday cheer - the kind of cheer you get from scoring a great deal on something you’ve been looking to have for a while. The smart shoppers know the best opportunities, Black Friday and beyond, lay outside of the city limits, so what’s stopping you from heading east of Edmonton for some great retail opportunities? To help you out, we outlined some of the best sales and deals going on in some grade A shops you should check out. Here’s a lowdown on all the ... More...

Friday November 24, 2017 12:45PM - 0 Comment(s)



The County of Wetaskiwin is continuing to support the Pigeon Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce. At the Nov. 7 Wetaskiwin County General Council meeting representatives from the Regional Chamber attended to update council and ask for financial support. “It’s interesting looking back on the evolution of the Pigeon Lake Chamber of Commerce from a failed organization to the successful organization it is today,” said past-president Rodger Cole. “We are lucky to have a... More...

Tuesday November 21, 2017 10:32AM - 0 Comment(s)



It’s that time of year again...craft fair season! It’s time to clean up your craft room and put together your lists, time to figure out what cute gifts and trinkets are going to decorate your house this year. In the meantime, here’s our list of craft fairs taking place this weekend (Nov 17th – 19th) East of Edmonton! Which ones are you planning on going to? Lloydminster Craft Fair The mother of all craft fairs. Going up this weekend, this year's edition (Nov ... More...

Wednesday November 15, 2017 11:23AM - 0 Comment(s)



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Thursday November 09, 2017 02:27PM - 0 Comment(s)



NEW at Thiels Greenhouses A project you can SINK your teeth into! Thiels Greenhouse is expanding into hydroponic fresh food! THEY NEED YOUR HELP.... Nadine’s Fresh Food Scene: Grow it - Eat it - Live it The short story: Get really cool gifts and experiences to help reach a goal. It's holiday shopping and you know where your dollars are going. Nadine is getting new equipment to grow fresh local food and is crowdfunding through the Alberta Treasury Branch BoostR campaign. ... More...

Wednesday November 08, 2017 10:19AM - 0 Comment(s)



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