The Village of Empress

is situated on the West side of the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and serves as a center to the surrounding farming and ranching community of 1,500 people. It has been a focal point for many activities in the area. It is also at the geographical center of many large cities in Western Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon and Regina.

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Upcoming Community Events

Posted on October 30, 2017 under: Uncategorized

The Parks Trails and Recreation Committee is holding a community work bee at Peter Fiddler Park Saturday November 4 meeting at public work shop at 10:00 am weather permitting. They are looking for volunteers to help them start with a general cleanup. Please bring weedeaters, rakes, hoes, safety glasses, gloves, wheelbarrows and shovels if you have them.

November 8th at 7:00 p.m. and November 28 at 1:00 p.m. Julie Friesen will be back to facilitate our next 2 strategic planning sessions in the community hall. We encourage all to come out and participate.

December 1 at 4:00 p.m. will be the annual Christmas light up campaign. We encourage residents to have their lights on for this evening. We will do the light up at the park beside the town office, with hotdogs and hot chocolate and the wagon ride and caroling.

December 7th at 7:00 p.m. will be the annual Open house at the community hall

December 9 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. is the Empress Craft Show at the community Hall

December 15 is the community Christmas potluck supper at the community hall

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Reach out and talk to someone.

Posted on October 19, 2017 under: Uncategorized

After the traumatic event of the fire, the losses of property and animals, the scare with the evacuation, often we are left with anxiety. There are many groups or services that can help.
I have attached some links put together by Special Areas after the Bindloss fire. Please reach out for help, talk to someone.

Having trouble coping after a disaster or extreme event.

albertahealthservices.ca

Contact our Village Office:

Phone: (403) 565-3938
Fax: (403) 565-2010
Email: voe14@villageofempress.com

Box 159, #6 – 3rd Avenue
Empress, Alberta T0J 1E0

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