In brief

By Lloydminster Source staff

August 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Hats in the ring

The Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce will be holding an all candidates forum for the upcoming municipal election on Oct. 26.
The forum will be held Oct. 18 at the Lakeland College cafeteria from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with the doors opening at 6:15 p.m.
The city plans to release the names of all of the candidates running for council and the mayor’s seat on Sept. 22.
Informally, Glenn Fagnan a board member of the Lloydminster Handivan Society is the lastest candidate to declare his intention to run for council.
“I have a number of people who’ve kind of lasoosed me into this,” he said on Tuesday.
Jonathan Torresan. a chartered accountant from BAR Engineering publicized his bid for council on Aug. 9.
Gerald Aalbers from Tervita Corp. and Cheryl Ross are also planning to run for mayor to challenge incumbent Mayor Roib Saunders.
For more information on the forum, contact Serena Sjodin, executive director of the chamber.

Discovery art show at LCSC
celebrates local talent
Local artists will be celebrated once again at the Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre (LCSC) this fall when the Discovery Art Show opens on Sept. 10.
From Monday, Aug. 15 until Sept. 7, Lloydminster and area artists may submit a maximum of two pieces of art to the LCSC.
The Discovery Art Show showcases work by local artists of all ages and abilities.
Submitted artwork may include, but is not limited to:
• drawing,
• colouring,
• painting
• mixed media,
• fabric art
• ink print
• collage,
• sculptures or pottery.
Submissions must be delivered to the LCSC, complete with title and label including the artist’s name and phone number.
Flat pieces must be submitted with frame or matting.
Maximum size for submissions is 48x36 in.
Artwork must be picked up at the LCSC from Nov. 29 until Dec. 3.

Help empty the shelter

The Lloydminster and District SPCA has joined forces with animal shelters across Saskatchewan for the first ever province wide Empty Our Shelters Pet Adoption Event Aug. 19 – 21.
During the event, adult Cat (six months-plus) adoption fees are waived, kitten adoption fees (two to six months) are $50 and adult dog (six months-plus) adoption fees are just $80.
Adoptions include spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, microchip, complimentary veterinary exam and six weeks of Pets Plus US pet insurance.
Join us in this ground-breaking event to help Empty Our Shelters and give hundreds of homeless animals the chance of a new life.

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