BEISEKER COMMUNITY CEMETERY COMMITTEEThe Village of Beiseker has been without a community cemetery for approximately 50 years. In 2001 it was decided that this needed to be rectified. As a result, the Beiseker Cemetery Committee was established to repair the old cemetery so that it can be reopened as the Village Cemetery. Volunteers are still very much needed for this project. Contact: Village of Beiseker @ 403 947-3774
BEISEKER FIRE DEPARTMENTThe goal of the Beiseker Fire Department is in the event of a fire, to prevent the loss of life or injury and to limit damage to property and to provide First Response medical support in advance of the arrival of Alberta Health Services. The department always encourages new volunteers. As a member you will be trained in Standard Industrial First Aid, CPR and AED. In addition, you will learn fire suppression and use of fire-fighting equipment, fire prevention and safety, radio communications, primary rescue techniques as well as driving and operation of apparatus. The requirements for volunteers are as follows: must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Alberta Driver’s license, be in good health with no physical or mental impediments (a physical fitness test and interview will be performed on all candidates). A driver’s abstract and a criminal record check is mandatory for all candidates. Anyone wanting more information about volunteering can contact the Beiseker Fire Dept. at 403 947-2506. The Beiseker Fire Department is very involved in community events and also organizes annual events of their own such as the open house during Fire Prevention Week, pancake breakfast and the Candy Cane Run at Christmas. The Department has extended an open invitation to the community to come down to the fire hall and meet department members on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm. BEISEKER FIRE DEPARTMENT STATION 130 PowerPoint Presentation Contact: Beiseker Fire Dept @ 403 947-2506
DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARDThe Development Appeal Board is designed to hold public hearings for people appealing the development on a subdivision application or development approval. The Board is approved by Council. Contact: Village Office @ 403 947-3774
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/TOURISM COMMITTEEThe goals and objectives of the Economic Development Committee of the Village of Beiseker is to promote the thriving of new and existing businesses in Beiseker, along with a growing residential component. The goal is to provide for balanced (integrated) industrial, commercial and residential growth while maintaining the definite lifestyle advantages of a small community. The committee welcomes new volunteers whom are dedicated to the progress of the Village of Beiseker. Contact: Gail Peckham @ 403 947-3774
VILLAGE OF BEISEKER MUNICIPAL LIBRARY BOARDStructured as a support system for the librarian, the Library Board organizes functions and assists in making desicions concerning the library. They are also involved in applying for grants as well as other fundraising work. Volunteers are welcome to help out with shelving books and other library duties. Contact: Beiseker Library @ 403 947-3230
MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION & SUBDIVISION APPROVAL COMMITTEEThis Commission is designed to advise and assist the Council with regard to development permits and subdivision applications. Furthermore, to recommend to Council on all land amendments to the Land Use Bylaw. The Municipal Planning Commission & Subdivision Approval Committee members are approved by Council. Contact: Village Office @ 403 947-3774
VILLAGE OF BEISEKER MUNICIPAL MUSEUM BOARDThe Museum Board is dedicated to preserving the local history of the Village of Beiseker and surrounding community. The board is responsible for gathering new artifacts and as a non-profit organization, welcomes historic donations to the Museum. The Museum Board’s past accomplishments include restoring the CPR Train Station in which the Museum now resides as well as restoring the CPR Train Caboose. The Museum Board’s main annual event is the Senior’s Tea which is held in June. Anyone with an interest in preserving our heritage is encouraged to become involved with the Museum Board. Contact: Village of Beiseker 403 947-3774
RECREATION AND FAMILY & COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES BOARDThe Recreation and FCSS Board consists of 7 members all of whom are approved by Council. The Boards duties include the maintenance of the Village parks and playgrounds. They also delegate where to invest the FCSS grant money offered to us by the Provincial Government. Contact: The Village of Beiseker at 403 947-3774.
BEISEKER COMMUNITY EDUCATION ADVISORY ASSOC. (PARENT COUNCIL)Parents with a child attending the Beiseker Community School are encouraged to join the Education Advisory Association. The organization is focused on such things as fundraising for school provisions (ie. computers, playground equipment), assisting in establishing the school calendar events and organizing the annual Drama Residency Program. The Association meets monthly throughout the school year. The Beiseker Community School promotes the Association as a great way for parents to become further involved in their child’s education experience. Contact: Beiseker Community School @ 403 947-3883
BEISEKER CHRISTMAS MARKETThis Christmas Market is held every November at the Community Centre. Anyone interested in reserving a table can contact the number below. Volunteers are always welcome to help with the general organization of the market. Come out and see what goods local farmers, crafters and other businesses have to offer. Contact: Susie Spurgeon @ 403 947-2039
BEISEKER/IRRICANA MINOR BASEBALLBeiseker/Irricana Minor Baseball is designed for children between the ages of 5-17 years of age. The season runs from April to June. Registration is in early spring. Contact: Deanna Bell 403 935-4170
BEISEKER LION’S CLUBAs a service club, the Beiseker Lions raise money for organizations, charities and community projects. Their motto is “We Serve”. Club meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month in the Beiseker Community Centre meeting room. New members are always welcome. Contact: Cameron Schmaltz @ 403 947-3835.
BEISEKER MINOR HOCKEYAll children between the ages of 5 and 17 are welcome to join Beiseker Minor Hockey. The season runs from October to March. Volunteer coaches and managers are always needed. Watch for more information at the Community Connections evening held in September. Go to www.beisekerhockey.ca for more information.
BEISEKER AND DISTRICT CHAMBER OF COMMERCEThe Chamber of Commerce includes members from Beiseker, Acme and Irricana. The organization is involved in sponsoring and organizing local events. Membership is open to business owners as well as the general public. Meetings are held every two months. Contact: Iris Balson 403 947-3920
CENTRAL BEISEKER 4-H BEEF AND MULTI CLUBThe Beiseker 4-H Beef and Multi Club is for URBAN and RURAL youths between the ages of 9 and 21. This diverse club offers steer and heifer projects, canine, alpacas and creative options. Some of the activities include community clean-up, highway clean-up, recycling assistance, crafts, food bank drives, public speaking, fundraising, fun nights and much, much more. New members always welcome. Contact: Michelle Boyer @ 403 815-3372
Community Links is a non-profit, charitable organization which serves and promotes the welfare of people in North Rocky View. The agency ensures that all people have access to the services, resources, and opportunities they require to promote their well being. Community Links strengthens individuals, families, and communities of North Rocky View by providing them with and connecting them to services, supports, and resources. Strong Individuals, Strong Families, Strong Communities. #401, 5th Street, Beiseker #403 947-2841
EAST SIDE TAE KWON DOE CLUBThe East Side Tae Kwon Doe Club operates year round for anyone between the ages of 5 and 100. You can register at the Community Connections evening held in September, stop by the club (Big Country Mall on main street), or contact the instructor. New members are always welcome. Contact: Garry Lloyd @ 403 947-2678
GOLDEN YEARS TOWN AND COUNTRY CLUBThis club is designed for people 50 years and older. As a member, one can participate in pot luck dinners, out of town trips, and other recreational activities. The club offers such services as flu shot clinics, foot care and the opportunity to meet new people. The Golden Years Town and Country Club is open every Tuesday and Thursday evening. New members always welcome. Contact: Gary at 403 947-2766 or Barbara at 403 947-2202.
IRRICANA/BEISEKER SOCCER ASSOCIATIONAll children between the ages of 4 and 18 are welcome to play soccer in this association. The season begins at the end of April and continues until mid June. Go to www.ibsasoccer.ca fore more information.
LEARN TO SKATE PROGRAMThe Learn to Skate program is structured for children ages 3 years and up. The program runs from November until March at the Beiseker Arena. Registration is held at the Community Connections evening held in September at the Beiseker Community School. Contact: Village of Beiseker @ 403 947-3774 or Beiseker Arena @ 403 947-3855 for more information.
COMMUNITY FUTURES WILDROSE
We are a community-owned, not-for-profit organization committed to providing the highest quality business and employment services, resources, and assistance to local entrepreneurs and residents of Acme, Bassano, Beiseker, Carbon, Chestermere, Hussar, Irricana, Linden, Rockyford, Rosebud, Standard, Strathmore, Three Hills, Trochu, Kneehill County, the south east side of Mountain View County, east side of Municipal District of Rocky View, northwest side of County of Newell, and Wheatland County. http://www.crwildrose.ca.