On June 20, we’re teaming up with the Breathing Room yoga studio in Red Deer, Alberta to host two lunchtime yoga sessions at City Hall Park. All levels are welcome to join from beginner to advanced yogi, and all classes are family friendly.
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Yoga in the Park session times
- Session 1: 12-12:45 pm with a 15 minute break in between
- Session 2: 1:00-1:45 pm
Feel free to roll out your own yoga mat or practice barefoot in the grass. The first 25 yogis in attendance at each session will receive some yoga swag including passes to the Breathing Room’s regular Yoga in the Park events throughout the summer. Water and sunscreen will be provided but please bring your own water bottle. In case the weather is not cooperative, both yoga sessions will be moved indoors at the Breathing Room.
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Be a part of record-breaking history!
June 20 is Servus Circle Day – a day when all Servus branches across Alberta hold awesome events and activities to give back to their communities. There’ll be fun, games, prizes and amazing community spirit.
In Edmonton, we’re going to break a Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Human Currency Symbol … but we need your help! Join us at 151 Karl Clark Road from 5:30 – 8:00 pm to make some history, and bring everyone you know! For every person who participates, we’ll donate $1 to KidSport.
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Throughout history there have been many different financial Guinness World Records set and broken around the world — these are some of our favourites!
Highest-altitude financial transaction
616.00 Russian Roubles transferred electronically by Cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov from the International Space Station while orbiting at an altitude of 419 km on April 22, 2013
Most money raised by a marathon runner
Steve Chalke raised £ 2, 330,159.38 for the Virgin London Marathon in London, UK on April 17, 2011
Largest piggy bank
On May 18 2015, Kreissparkasse Ludwigsburg a German Savings bank built the world’s largest piggy bank—26 ft 4.3 in long and 18 ft 3.7 tall! It was so big that a crane had to be used just to drop the money in!
Our World Record attempt is part of Servus Circle Day, featuring events at Servus Credit Union branches across Alberta.
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Reading and writing and tax returns.
Those are the lessons to be learned at Aspen Heights Elementary School in Red Deer, where a school program puts business ownership and banking on the curriculum.
For an hour three times a week, 224 students from kindergarten to Grade 5 trade their books and markers for market day, where they run their own businesses and government in a pint-sized version of the real world.
“They’re learning how to be good leaders and how to get the jobs done that they need to do,” says Allan Baile, co-ordinator of the Aspen Heights MicroSociety. (more…)