The Humpty's Champions Cup will showcase teams from around the world and in April of 2020 it will put the spotlight on the town of Olds. It will be the final event of the 2019-2020 Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling season.
2020 Humpty's Champions Cup Curling Event Coming To Olds
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Chinook's Edge School Division will be ready for whatever comes down in the fall from the provincial government, following the Board of Education's approval of the fall budget. That is according to CESD Treasurer Susan Roy. She says CESD trustees recently approved a $128 million dollar budget for 2019/2020.
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