Camrose City council conducted a wide variety of business at its first regular meeting in Camrose County chambers May 6.
Council approved requests from Camrose Cruisers to close 50 Street between 48 A Avenue and 51 Avenue on May 25 for the annual Car Show and Shine, and Exhibition Drive on May 24 and May 26 for the 100-foot race trials.
The Camrose Elks and Royal Purple raised a flag outside their hall May 5 to mark May as Hearing and Speech Month.
"We're going to be raising funds for the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children throughout the month of May with our pancake breakfasts, casinos, auction sales and bingos," said Camrose Elks exalted ruler Gerry Czapp.
Pat Mader Mundel formed the Afternoon Film Club to provide people with a matinee classic to watch, as well as a social and intellectual outing.
"I'm a big fan of the Nordlys Film Festival and the Bailey Theatre is such a great venue for events like that. It got my brain percolating on what can we do to create some other interesting film-based initiatives," said Pat.
The new performing arts centre is beginning to take shape.
Crane operators and construction workers from Clark Builders have been giving Camrose audiences a show for the last two weeks as they lift into place the steel girders for the building's 80-foot fly tower.