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Golden Mile Dancers - scrapbook album

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Date Range
1972-1990
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171123
Physical Description
12 cm of photographs, news clippings, descriptions, regulations, and letters.
Scope and Content
20171123/001 - Part 1- Golden Mile Dancers regulations, policies, descriptions, songs, news related stories, and 43 photographs. 1972-1986. 20171123/002 – Part 2 – Holiday cards, elementary drawings, and 63 photographs. 1978- 1987. 20171123/003 – Part 3 – News articles featuring the Golden Mile D…
Date Range
1972-1990
Description Level
Item
Creator
Golden Mile Dancers
Physical Description
12 cm of photographs, news clippings, descriptions, regulations, and letters.
History / Biographical
The “Golden Mile Dancers” were a group of senior’s, who ranged from 65 to 90 years of age and loved to dance for their own enjoyment and the entertainment of others. The group formed between 1971 and 1972. Before their complete formation, they were known as the “Hi Neighbour Club.” However, when the Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization (LSCO) moved to the Southminster United Church basement, the group changed their name to the “Golden Mile Oldtime Dancers.” Originally, the name change was spurred in order to secure a finical grant. As they danced out of the Golden Mile Center, the choice of Golden Mile Oldtime Dancers was truly fitting. Although they received the financial grant, the dancers collectively took to bake sales and janitorial work around the Golden Mile Center to secure future funding. The name was officially changed to the Golden Mile Dancers when the LSCO moved to its present location. The group was well structured, having a set of rules for the president, treasury, and dancers. These guidelines were to remain essential as the dancers highly valued equality among all members. In addition to performing at elderly homes, lodges and public functions, the club sought to promote friendship between the LSCO and other senior groups. For numerous years, they performed at the Canada Day Celebrations in Lethbridge, Whoop-Up Days, Heritage Days, Fort Whoop-Up and the Ag Expo. Michael Pisko, a member of the Golden Mile Dancers, is known for designing the Downtown LA logo. The Golden Mile Dancers also performed in the United States of America. They were widely known throughout the communities of Cut Bank, Shelby, and Billings, Montana. The club danced for nearly 30 years. They disbanded in 2000 due to loss of members and failing health.
Custodial History
Donated by Virginia Birss
Scope and Content
20171123/001 - Part 1- Golden Mile Dancers regulations, policies, descriptions, songs, news related stories, and 43 photographs. 1972-1986. 20171123/002 – Part 2 – Holiday cards, elementary drawings, and 63 photographs. 1978- 1987. 20171123/003 – Part 3 – News articles featuring the Golden Mile Dancers, Michael Pisko, membership, obituaries, and 45 photographs. 1982 – 1990.
Accession No.
20171123
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Lloyd George Carefoot fonds

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Date Range
1973 – 2018
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181067
Physical Description
30cm of textual records, 1 hardcover book, 1 data DVD
Scope and Content
1: 1973-1993; 57 photos, news-clippings; ice rodeo; scout circus (1978); ADRI camp; Chief Scout awards; Canadian Jamboree (P.E.I.) 1977; badges 2: 1983-1993; 31 photos, badges; World Jamboree 1983; subcamp 3: 1994 – 1999; 97 photos; badges; Thinking day, skillorama 1996; Scout camp 1998; Investitur…
Date Range
1973 – 2018
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Lloyd George Carefoot
Physical Description
30cm of textual records, 1 hardcover book, 1 data DVD
History / Biographical
Lloyd Carefoot was born in Radway, Alberta on March 1, 1932, spending his childhood on a farm in the Weskatenau area. Mr. Carefoot attended agricultural school in Vermillion, Alberta (1950-1952), and at the age of twenty moved to Edgerton, Alberta to work as elevator agent for the Alberta Wheat Pool. In the mid-1950s Mr. Carefoot joined the Life Stock Feed Division of the Swift Canadian Co. and in 1973 he moved to the Poultry Department as a sales representative. In 1979, after the Swift Canadian Co. closed the plant, Mr. Carefoot managed the Co-op Hatchery in Edmonton. In the mid-1980s Mr. Carefoot began a career in real estate (Royal LePage) and he retired in the 1990s. Lloyd Carefoot was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters (IOF) – (Lethbridge Chapter) since the 1960s, serving as president twice. Mr. Carefoot was an active volunteer at the Lethbridge Food Bank, where he served on the executive for 23 years. He was involved in fundraising for multiple organizations, including the Canadian Red Cross, the Victorian Order of Nurses, the Canadian Kidney Foundation, the CNIB Canada, the Nord-Bridge Seniors Centre, and the Stirling Railroad Museum Association. On July 4, 2014, Lloyd Carefoot was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers (Governor General’s Award) for his contributions to the Scouting Movement in Lethbridge. His involvement spanned over 47 years. Lloyd Carefoot is married (Ruth; 1959-) and has two daughters and one son. He resides in Lethbridge, Alberta. (history includes information provided through unrecorded donation interview with Lloyd Carefoot, (as per Accession No. 20111084)
Scope and Content
1: 1973-1993; 57 photos, news-clippings; ice rodeo; scout circus (1978); ADRI camp; Chief Scout awards; Canadian Jamboree (P.E.I.) 1977; badges 2: 1983-1993; 31 photos, badges; World Jamboree 1983; subcamp 3: 1994 – 1999; 97 photos; badges; Thinking day, skillorama 1996; Scout camp 1998; Investiture ceremony, Yellowknife 1998; Scout camp 1999; 4: 1999-2000; 75 photos; Map (Waterton Park) Scout camp (14th Lethbridge); Winter camp 2000 5: 2001; 111 photos; Scout camp 2001; Kedon Joint camp 2001; Family camp 2000; 35 year pin/award; 6: 1999; 22 photos; Alberta Jamboree 1999 (Camp Impeesa) 7: 2004-2006; 113 photos; Scout camp 2004; Bevcub Rally 2005; Alberta Jamboree 2005; Scout brotherhood jamboree 2005; Year of the Veteran 2005; Cubcar racing; 8: 2018; 68th Lethbridge Windystone Baden-Powell Guild and Scout awards 2018 9: Digital copy (original album returned to donor) 1973-2005; World jamboree, Alberta Jamboree (199 photos) 10: DVD disc: Alberta Jamboree 2003 (Skeleton Lake Sub-Camp): 12 video files, 1550 photos; 1 recipe book;
Accession No.
20181067
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