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Women of Excellence Olds

Congratulations to Doreen Bergum on winning the Lifetime Achievement Award!

Adjusting to new realities: The Roger Brooks Webinars

I consider myself a real writer and real writers don’t write social media or use buzz words like “organic”, “drill down”, and “synergy”.  For me, anything trendy is akin to ipecac—vomit inducing.  I worked hard in University; I studied the classics and the canonized.  Real writers conform to literary devices and genre formulas.  I taught […]

Welcome Home

Jennifer Rabchak: “The reason we moved to Olds was because we were interested in the opportunities that the high school offered, but we still wanted to live in a small town. I was nervous making the decision to move to Olds. The school seemed awesome and shiny and new and looked great on paper, but […]

The Battle You Don’t Fight Alone

Ashley Parker Clarke “Unless you knew me then, I doubt you’d guess it now. I felt like I was sinking. I was tired all the time. I frequently had a headache, or a sore throat, or some other minor ailment. It might have been in my head. It might not have been. It still made […]