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Students and organizers from the #NOGOODWAY campaign from Camrose Composite High School were spreading awareness in an effort to end the use of the r-word. Leah Simonot/ Camrose Canadian

Campaign sets out to end r-word

Representatives from Special Olympics Camrose, City Hall and the Camrose Police Service gathered at École Camrose Composite High School March 3 to rally students’ support in “spreading the word to end the word.”

Allan Schoenknecht of team Shakers Acers tries to chip in on the third hole at the Bill Fowler Centre on Mirror Lake during Habitat for Humanity Camrose’s Snow Golf 2017 in Camrose on Feb. 25. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

All FORE! Habitat Camrose

Raising money through golf tournament is not an original ides. Doing so with several inches of snow on the ground, however, and it’s the makings of a ridiculously good time.

City of Camrose councillors and staff show their support for Pink Shirt Day at City Hall in Camrose on Feb. 22. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

City supports Pink Shirt Day

The City of Camrose was out in full force supporting Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday as staff and councillors donned their own pink T-shirts. For Mayor Norm Mayer the movement is an important one as society shifts away from sweeping bullying under the rug.