Tags : Christmas

Christmas Hope Campaign passes projections for clients served

Some final numbers are in from the Christmas Hope campaign. The Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge says, collectively, the initiative was to serve over 5,000 kids and 3,000 adults during the Christmas holiday season. Instead they ended up serving 6,300 children and over 3,200 adults.   “So that just speaks to the volume of […]Read More

A MADD message during the holidays

With Christmas and New Year’s right around the corner, the potential of impaired drivers hitting the streets could increase. MADD which stands for Mothers Against Drunk Driving is ramping up its message about the dangers of drinking and driving. The vice-president of the Lethbridge and area chapter, shares some alarming statistics about the number of people killed […]Read More

Holiday cheer on display with ‘Christmas on the Farm’

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in our neck of the woods. The Lethbridge Corn Maze is hosting Christmas on the Farm. It is an amazing Christmas light display that will be shining bright during the holidays. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, this is the first time in two years that the event […]Read More

Donations needed for Salvation Army’s Christmas campaigns

  The Salvation Army is a Christian organization which helps support vulnerable people in over 400 communities in Canada. Here in Lethbridge, the final push for the army’s Christmas Kettle and Toys for Tots campaigns is in full swing. Video Journalist Micah Quinn chatted with staff from the non-profit who say they are well below […]Read More

Author discusses book Unwrapping the Names of Jesus for Kids.

The Christmas season often makes others curious of who Jesus is, especially young children. As Christian parents, we want them to learn about Jesus. Asheritah Ciuciu is the author of the children’s book “Unwrapping the Names of Jesus for Kids.”  Ciuciu says, it can often be challenging for parents to share Christ with their children […]Read More

Holiday Card Drive to bring smiles to faces of seniors

Christmas cards are being dropped off to those in need to ensure there will be smiles on faces this holiday season. Organizers of The Holiday Card Drive say they have handed out over 6,000 cards this year, smashing their goal of 5,000. The cards are distributed out to seniors, veterans and community members who are […]Read More

BBB: 12 Scams of Christmas

The holiday season is a time when families get together to celebrate Christmas. The Better Business Bureau says scammers work extra hard during the holidays to prey on consumers. The BBB released their 12 Scams of Christmas which highlights some of the top scams such as fake websites, puppy scams and romance scams. Wes Lafortune, […]Read More

Christmas With the Caldwells enters fifth year of holiday cheer

The bright lights of Christmas are back on full display in Lethbridge. The Caldwell family hosted their annual event on Sunday evening to showcase the dazzling lights of the holidays as they have decked out their home in full Christmas regalia. Video Journalist Micah Quinn has the story on the Christmas With the Caldwells initiative […]Read More

City Hall lights up for Christmas

Lethbridge City Hall is ready for Christmas. A tree lighting took place at City Hall on Monday morning and Mayor Blaine Hyggen says it would not have been possible without the help of city staff. He says many took time out of their busy schedules to put up and help decorate the tree.   “It […]Read More

Carolers sing for donations around Lethbridge

You may had gotten a knock on your door this week from some Christmas carolers. Members of Pentecostal Church are in Lethbridge this week collecting donations to fund outreach programs through their church. But this year the carolers are collecting donations for a very important cause. Angela Stewart with more.  Read More

Christmas Check Stop program seeing decrease in number of impaired

The Lethbridge Police Service continued its 2021 Christmas Check Stop campaign over the weekend, with a total of about 525 vehicles checked at various locations across the city.  And according to Acting Sergeant Brent Paxman of Lethbridge Police’s Traffic Response Unit.  The number of impaired drivers they have caught has decreased over the last five […]Read More

Author discusses help for those battling depression

Many times during the Christmas holidays people battle depression or feel quite anxious. Allie Marie Smith wrote a book about her battle with depression called Wonderfully Made. She discusses how once she considered taking her own life by throwing herself off of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the miracle that saved her […]Read More

Annandale Christmas House set to shine

The historic Annandale House in Lethbridge has stood tall for over 100 years in our city. A local couple purchased the house over 35 years ago and decorated it up in Christmas decor. As Micah Quinn explains, there are all sorts of holiday trinkets located in and outside of the house.Read More

Lethbridge house brings Christmas joy

The spirit of Christmas was in the air at a house in West Lethbridge on Sunday night. An annual initiative called Christmas With The Caldwells is giving back to those who need it the most. As Micah Quinn reports, a spectacular Christmas house was also in plain view for all to enjoy.Read More

Christmas card drive aims to bring cheer to Alberta seniors

A woman from Grande Prairie is looking to spread some Christmas cheer to seniors this holiday season. The 2021 Christmas Card Drive aims to have at least one card delivered to every senior citizen in a long-term care facility across the province by the time Christmas rolls around next month.  Organizer Nikki Demers says she […]Read More

Operation Red Nose cancels Safe Ride Services in Alberta for

Operation Red Nose will not be held in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba this year. The reason? High COVID-19 numbers. Operation Red Nose is a non-profit group that promotes responsible behaviour to prevent impaired driving by providing a volunteer chauffeur service during the Christmas holidays.    Marie-Chantal Fortin, with Operation Red Nose, says each community was […]Read More