Red Deer and Area

Executive Director of Food For Friends Krystal Wieler, at a recent fundraiser.
Executive Director of Food For Friends Krystal Wieler, at a recent fundraiser. Krystal Wieler

'Food For Friends' an outlet for those struggling with food inequity

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 16, 2016 - 4:53pm Updated: December 16, 2016 - 9:26pm

A new group in Red Deer wants to increase food equity and security for those struggling to make ends meet.

Food For Friends Red Deer is an offshoot of an organization by the same name in Woodstock, Ontario.

(L-R) Sean Draper, owner of Gusto, To The Lost and The Forgotten Alley, Sunworks owners Paul Harris and Terry Warke, and Midtown Meats owners Mahziar Peyrow and Will Castro, all say they're fed up with the ongoing battle to keep Ross Street clean of crime and debris.
(L-R) Sean Draper, owner of Gusto, To The Lost and The Forgotten Alley, Sunworks owners Paul Harris and Terry Warke, and Midtown Meats owners Mahziar Peyrow and Will Castro, all say they're fed up with the ongoing battle to keep Ross Street clean of crime and debris. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Downtown business owners fed up over crime, drugs and debris

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
December 15, 2016 - 4:30pm Updated: December 17, 2016 - 11:12am

A Red Deer business owner is desperate to find a solution to property crime and debris issues which are happening downtown and throughout the city.

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