February 2015

Found 8 blog entries for February 2015.

Library - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/jarmoluk-143740/

The Nan Boothby Memorial Library provides a number of services, events, programs and more. It's one of the best places to enjoy as a family. Here's what you will find at the library.

Services

You will find plenty of services at the library including:

  • Videoconferencing
  • eResources
  • Information services
  • Free Wi-Fi and Public Computer use
  • Books, DVDs, audiobooks, pedometers and more
  • Mobile Apps
  • And More!

The services provide plenty of things to enjoy and plenty of research materials.

Exhibitions

The library often displays the world of Cochrane artists from contests and other events. Upcoming exhibits include:

  • Cochrane Art Club - March 31st to May 12th
  • Foothills Art Club - May 15th to June 30th
  • Wildcat
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Massage - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/rhythmuswege-185829/

When it's time to pamper your body and soul, The Rose Wellness Centre is the right place to go. With a variety of services for the body, you will certainly find the relaxation you need here. The centre employees many therapists with specific training ranging from pre-natal massage to visceral applications for pediatrics.

Services

The Rose Wellness Centre offers something for everybody. With multiple services perfect for your relaxation, you're sure to leave feeling much better. The services include:

  • Massage Therapy - Plenty of types of massage therapy are offered to help treat multiple pains, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, plantar fasciitis, TMJ, stress, muscle tension and more.
  • Host Stone Massage - The host stone massage is perfect
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Volunteering

There are some places you can go to volunteer near Cochrane. Volunteering is something you do for yourself as well as others. It helps you feel good to help another person and shows compassion. In return that person is helped and their faith in humanity can be restored. Here are just a few places you can volunteer some of your time and really make a difference.

There are a lot of opportunities available with the seniors on the Bow Center. There are a lot of things you can do to help them in their day to day. Some of the more involved volunteer positions included instructing them on the computer, in language, cooking, and the arts. Some of the other great things you can do are helping set up the potlucks, bartend, or assist with decorating.

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Mural - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/Hermann-130146/

In Cochrane, you can find many of the artist Lewis Lavoie's influence. He created the process of a mural mosaic which is taking lots of smaller paintings and creating a larger painting. It’s amazing the amount of detail you have to pay attention to in order to create on large picture with lots of smaller ones. The artist truly had a unique vision when he first brought this type of art into being.

The Different Murals You Will Find

The first one was created in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada in the year 1997. In 2004, a painting contest went on for twenty four hours to raise money for charity using the mural mosaics. Lavoie created panels with different shapes and colors to help artists create something of their own style. The final mural mosaic is a

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Snowshoeing - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kneoh/5508701344

Pika-Adventures are your source for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing adventures in Cochrane. They specialize in small and personalized guided outdoor recreational experiences including hikes, snowshoeing and backpacking adventures. Their programs are designed for small groups that are ready for a unique and enjoyable adventure. They will work with you to plan something that works for your personal interests and fitness level. Here is a look at what you can do through Pika-Adventures of Cochrane.

Adventure Options

Pika-Adventures offers several possibilities for you to experience and choose from. A popular choice is the Snowshoe Adventure through the snowy Rocky Mountains. It’s a winter wonderland on snowshoes where you’ll not only enjoy

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Are you thinking about moving to Cochrane and want to hear some encouraging words to give you motivation? Take a moment to read through the benefits listed below to find more reasons why you may want to call Cochrane home.

Simple and quiet

Life is simple and quiet in a small town. You won't have to hear the constant drone of traffic in the background or the screaming of sirens as emergency vehicles make their way down the busy streets. Life is simpler here without all of the distractions that can be found in the bigger cities. You may just find that you can save more money when you're not always tempted to go out.

Easy parking

If trying to find a parking spot is driving you crazy, it may be time to move to a smaller town. Forget about

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Golf - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wkulicki/4010582747

Golf lovers need to check out The Links of Gleneagles near Cochrane, AB. Located on the edge of the Rockies, The Links of GlenEagles is a golfer's dream with serene courses and an excellent location being just minutes from the Calgary limits. It's an 18-hole golf course with challenging fairways, breath-taking views and exciting playability. Along with golf, The Links of Gleneagles offers a Pro Shop, practice facilities, dining and more. Here is a look at why this golf course is a top choice for golf near Cochrane.

About Gleneagles

The Links of Gleneagles' management team is committed to offering the best golf experience in Western Canada. The course offers a championship length par-72 18-hole course, practice facilities including chipping green

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Did you know that you stand the risk of being sued as a homeowner if somebody gets injured on your property? An accident can happen to someone visiting you or to someone you have hired to mow your lawn or fix your light. A visiting friend may trip and fall on the stairs, injuring or breaking a leg.

A property owner stands the risk of being held legally liable for an accident happening on his own property. The liability coverage offered by standard homeowner’s insurance can be of use but only to an extent. It may not be enough to cover you against major claims.

Umbrella insurance offers you additional coverage should you exhaust your homeowner’s insurance, leaving you exposed to the possibility of losing your property. Here are some situations that

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