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Charity Checkstops are ramping up throughout central Alberta over the next few weeks.
Charity Checkstops are ramping up throughout central Alberta over the next few weeks. Red Deer Christmas Bureau

Charity Checkstop season is upon us

By Sheldon Spackman
November 27, 2017 - 3:13pm Updated: November 27, 2017 - 4:33pm

Numerous local charities stand to benefit from a series of 'charity checkstops' taking place throughout central Alberta over the next few weeks.

The first one was held November 25 in Lacombe where Central Alberta Victim Services received donations from generous motorists in the city.

CP Holiday Train. Travels across Canada each year during the holiday season collecting food and money for local food banks and raising awareness about hunger issues in our country. It's scheduled to be in the Red Deer region December 6 & 7.
CP Holiday Train. Travels across Canada each year during the holiday season collecting food and money for local food banks and raising awareness about hunger issues in our country. It's scheduled to be in the Red Deer region December 6 & 7. CP Rail

CP HolidayTrain stopping in central Alberta December 6 & 7

By Sheldon Spackman
November 26, 2017 - 9:27am

Food banks across Canada are getting a much-needed boost this Christmas. The 19th annual CP Holiday Train has now begun its trek across the country, raising money, awareness and food for local food banks, including here in central Alberta.

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