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Annual General Meeting – April 26, 2021

  For more information and to request an invite, contact: foothillsvictimservices@gmail.com

Project SOS: Share Our Stories

Project SOS: Share Our Stories is a writing opportunity for seniors to share their stories of resiliency and how they got through a difficult time in their lives.   The Town of Okotoks, in partnership with the communities of Black Diamond, Turner Valley, Foothills County, High River and Longview, will share new stories every Wednesday …

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Pedals & Pearls Comedy Night – May 29, 2021

Petals Pedals & Pearls Comedy Night organized by the Foothills Kinette Club will be at the High River Sunset Drive-In on May 29! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://trellis.org/lno-2021-pedals-pearls  

Important Resources During the Holidays

While the holiday season can be a joyous time of year, for many people it may bring additional pressures and challenges. “It’s important Albertans know help is always available. You are not alone. During the holidays, resources that support the health, safety and security of Albertans will continue to be available 24 hours a day, …

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December 6: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women | Journée Nationale de Commémoration et d’Action Contre la Violence à l’Égard des Femmes This date was established by the Parliament of Canada in 1991 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre. Today we remember: Geneviève Bergeron Hélène Colgan Nathalie …

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November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

What is Gender-Based Violence?  Gender-based violence is violence that is committed against someone based on their gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Violence often increases during emergencies and times of economic hardship. It can include, but is not limited to, family violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, human trafficking, and female genital …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

This is an international event designated and led by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) that occurs annually from November 25 to December 10. The 16 Days also include Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women on December 6, in remembrance of the …

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November – Family Violence Prevention Month

November is Family Violence Prevention Month. This often includes, but is not limited to, situations such as abuse between spouses/partners and elder abuse. How can you help? Take some time this month to learn about and recognize abuse/abusive behaviour. Be aware of warning signs and stay connected with friends and family, especially during these times …

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Triple Fright Night – October 31, 2020

Come out and support us this spooktacular Halloween! Triple Fright Night at the High River Sunset Drive In Three movies, food trucks, and a 50/50 draw! For tickets, visit: https://highriversunsetdrivein.ca/

Light the Night – October 24, 2020

The first ever National Broadcast for Light the Night will be on October 24 – a virtual event to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. “We will gather virtually to bring light to the darkness of cancer, creating memorable moments across the country, through an exciting and interactive virtual experience. We’ll share stories, …

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