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Derek Clark was the keynote speaker for The Mustard Seed's 'Seeds of Hope Gala' held at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer Saturday night. Clark shared a heart-breaking account of his troubled youth but followed it up with an inspirational message of hope in overcoming adversity and achieving great meaning to his life.
Derek Clark was the keynote speaker for The Mustard Seed's 'Seeds of Hope Gala' held at the Sheraton Hotel in Red Deer Saturday night. Clark shared a heart-breaking account of his troubled youth but followed it up with an inspirational message of hope in overcoming adversity and achieving great meaning to his life. Sheldon Spackman

Seeds of Hope Gala far-exceeds expectations

By Sheldon Spackman
October 22, 2018 - 2:14pm

Officials with The Mustard Seed in Red Deer are ecstatic with the success of their first ever Seeds of Hope Gala held at the Sheraton Hotel Saturday night.

Over $140,000 was raised with the ultimate goal of putting a face on homelessness.

501st Legion members, pictured here with Joe Hittel (second from right) and Anakin Suerink (third from left), at the Scott Block Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.
501st Legion members, pictured here with Joe Hittel (second from right) and Anakin Suerink (third from left), at the Scott Block Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Red Deer teen's galactic dream comes true thanks to Make-A-Wish

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
October 21, 2018 - 2:59pm Updated: October 22, 2018 - 9:51am

Red Deer’s biggest Star Wars fan, hands down, had his dream come true this weekend, and George Lucas couldn’t have written a better script for how it played out.

Students will be able to learn with real solar thermal modules in the new Alternative Energy Lab at Red Deer College.
Students will be able to learn with real solar thermal modules in the new Alternative Energy Lab at Red Deer College. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

RDC's Alternative Energy Lab opens

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
October 21, 2018 - 11:52am Updated: October 22, 2018 - 8:40am

Fossil fuels may be our bread and butter, but if you ask the folks involved with renewable and alternative energy initiatives at Red Deer College, that reality is swiftly changing.

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