Service Clubs

The County of Newell offers numerous community groups for residents to partake in that assist in bettering the community. The following list includes some of the community groups residents can join.

Apple Blossom Day Homes

"Quality child care in a home environment" is our motto. For over 25 years, Apple Blossom Day Homes has provided quality child care in Medicine Hat, Redcliff, Brooks, Bow Island and Duchess.

Each of our day home providers has undergone an extensive screening and approval process as outlined...

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Kinsmen Club

Within the Newell Region there are two Kinsmen Clubs and one Kinette Club for residents to choose from:

  • Kinsmen Club of Brooks
  • Kinsmen Club of Bassano
  • Kinette Club of Brooks

These clubs are responsible for activities including:

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Kiwanis Club of Brooks

The Kiwanis Club of Brooks is a non-profit charitable organization with the purpose of providing financial support in many different ways including scholarships, collecting funds and administering the National Disaster Relief Fund supporting special Kiwanis causes, and lastly promoting and providing...
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Rotary Club of Brooks

The Rotary Club of Brooks is an organization of business and professional leaders, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The Rotary Club is a global organization and put forth their efforts worldwide. More Information

Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce

The Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce is a local organization comprised of local businesses and companies with the intentions to promote and develop the interests of businesses. Main activities of the Chamber consists of safeguarding the interests and sharing of business experiences and interests,...
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Bassano & District Chamber of Commece

The Bassano & District Chamber of Commerce is a local organization comprised of local businesses and companies with the intentions to promote and develop the interests of businesses. Main activities of the Chamber consists of safeguarding the interests and sharing of business experiences and interests,...
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Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a source of unbiased information and reviews regarding businesses across North America. 

  • The BBB sets standards for ethical behaviour and monitors business compliance.
  • The BBB helps consumers to identify trustworthy businesses...
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Brooks & District Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization. The Knights of Columbus partake in numerous activities including volunteering, church support, scholarships, military councils and so on, with the intent to better the community and the lives of those...
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Elks Lodge

There are two Elks Lodge's for residents in the Newell Region to have access to, these being, the Brooks Elks Lodge No. 77 and the Bassano Elks Lodge. The Elks Lodge's are charitable organizations promoting and serving community needs through local Lodge Volunteers. Through the Lodge's National Charity...
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Bassano FCSS

Bassano Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a local organization with the purpose of aiding the local community through various activities listed below.



FCSS services must be of a preventive nature that enhances the social well-being of individuals and families...

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Grasslands Regional FCSS

Grasslands Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) is a partnership that was formed to meet the increasingly diverse needs of all the communities found within the area. Grasslands Regional FCSS serves the County of Newell, City of Brooks, Village of Duchess, and the Village...
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Bassano Masons Lodge

The Bassano Masons Lodge is a fraternity organization that organizes various events throughout the community and volunteers with chairtable organizations. The Bassano Masonic Hall No. 55 can be located at 220 3rd St in Bassano. Contact Brade Hale for more Information at 403-793-4936.

Brooks Revitalization Zone

Brooks Revitalization Zone is a local organization that represents over 80 businesses and services within the City of Brooks. The organization is dedicated to improving the social, physical, and economic environment of the Brooks Town Centre. 

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Global Friendship Immigration Centre

The Global Friendship Immigration Centre provides services to individuals and immigrants within the Newell Region. The Centre offers various services including:

  • Community Gardens Project
  • Cultural Diversity Program
  • Family/Youth Program
  • The Integrated...
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Newell Regional Tourism Association

The Newell Regional Tourism Association (NRTA) is the Region of Newell's Destination Marketing Organization (DMO). The NRTA was created back in 2008 and has since then been working to enhance the tourism opportunities of the Region of Newell. The NRTA serves the communities of the City of Brooks,...
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