Tuesday, October 12 2021

October 12, 2021 | Red Deer, AB – 

Westerner Park is collaborating with Precede Occupational Health Services Inc. to provide COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing for the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR).

Testing will be available from November 1st through 7th, 2021.

With the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) in place for CFR,  either proof of a complete vaccination or a negative Rapid Antigen Test is required. REP details can be found at our Restrictions Exemption Program pageand testing information, including dates and times, is available at Precede OHS Rapid Antigen Testing.

“We are pleased to have Precede Occupational Health Services as our trusted provider, to ensure people have the option to provide a negative test to attend CFR” stated Mike Olesen, Chief Executive Officer, Westerner Park. “We hope that having this service onsite will help to make the process easier for people to come to the rodeo.”

Full Media Release

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Friday, September 17 2021

October 8, 2021 | Red Deer, AB – Congratulations to Joan Donald on being inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence!

On October 7, 2021, the Province of Alberta bestowed their highest honour on eight 'exceptional' Albertans, including Westerner Park Past President, Joan Donald.

“Joan is deserving of such an honour,” said Mike Olesen, CEO of Westerner Park. “We appreciate the contributions Joan has made to Westerner Park as a Board member and ambassador, and her ongoing commitment to support and contribute to our success.”

An excerpt from the Alberta Government release:

The Alberta Order of Excellence recognizes Albertans who have made an outstanding provincial, national or international impact. It is the highest honour a citizen can receive as an official part of the Canadian Honours System.

 Joan Donald of Red Deer has enriched the social and economic health of her community by bringing governance and leadership to boardrooms of organizations that range from business, health and education to social justice, sport and culture.

Please read the government’s complete tribute to Joan at Joan Donald | Alberta.ca.

For additional information, including biographies on all eight of the Alberta Order of Excellence inductees, please visit Province bestows highest honour on eight Albertans | alberta.ca.

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Friday, September 17 2021

September 17, 2021 | Red Deer, AB – In response to the Alberta government declaring a state of public health emergency, Westerner Park is implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program.

Friday, September 17 2021

September 16, 2021 | Red Deer, AB – Cowboy Kicks has made the difficult decision to postpone the September 18th event.


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