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Although the regions communities are very close in proximity to one another, they each have their own personalities, set of attractions, restaurants, schools and events that bring their communities together. For those who live here, if you want a taste of something different, simply drive 15 minutes in any direction and you’re bound to experience something new and unique.
County of Newell

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The County of Newell, surrounding the City of Brooks, is home to nearly ten thousand people who reside on farms and within the several towns, villages and hamlets scattered throughout the area. With over two thirds of the population being under the age of 44, the economy in the region has seen rapid growth in recent years within its core economic bases of agriculture, oil and gas exploration and tourism. 

Over 1 million acres of productive farm land for both crops and livestock and over 800 farms, makes the County of Newell a productive agricultural region....

City of Brooks

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The City of Brooks is one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse communities within Alberta, boasting a population of 14,451. With the steadily growing population Brooks offers a wide range of expanding services, including a new Fire Hall, the Medicine Hat College Brooks campus, numerous restaurants, grocery and retail establishments, and various sports complexes. 

The City of Brooks has consecutively won Communities in Bloom four times for the city’s population category. Brooks is now competing at the national level. The City of Brooks is also the home to the...

Town of Bassano

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The Town of Bassano is conveniently located just off the Trans-Canada Highway, nestled in the middle of Calgary and Medicine Hat. Bassano is home to 1,206 citizens forming a community that thrives on agriculture, manufacturing industries, and oil and gas. 

With Southern Alberta’s warm summers and a combination of miles of irrigation systems, outstanding quality crops makes the Bassano area one of the most stable growing environments in Alberta. Dedication to heritage and pioneer values is why Bassano lies within the heart of Canada’s bread basket....

Village of Duchess

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Duchess is a bustling village located about 16 km north of Brooks, Alberta, just off the Veterans Memorial highway. With over 1,000 residents and growing quickly, the Village of Duchess offers a full range of services and facilities that rival any small community. 

Winter activities include; curling, skating, indoor soccer, hockey, adult evening sports at the school, a Christmas craft sale and the many activities featured at the community hall. Summer activities are abundant including baseball, soccer, and our own 9-hole golf course. Many activities within...

Village of Rosemary

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“It’s such a strong, family-oriented community,” says Rosemary Mayor Yoko Fujimoto, describing the village of nearly 400 residents. The Village of Rosemary boasts a K-12 school, recreational complex, a track, ball diamonds, tennis courts, a centennial park, beach volleyball courts and much more. The crowning achievement of Rosemary is their spectacular Canada Day festivities. From a parade to snowmobile races, a mud bog, face paint, musical entertainment, and the best fireworks in the county, there is something for everyone!

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$5 Fridays In June

June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 (5 Classes to choose from every Friday) Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am Cost: $25.00

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Brooks Preschool Open House and Registration

Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 6:00-7:30PM at Brooks Preschool, 327B 3rd Street West.

Posted by: Brooks Preschool


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