#PinkShirtDay

February 27, 2019 marks Pink Shirt Day. Now a movement celebrated across the globe, Pink Shirt Day has humble beginnings. Inspired by an act of kindness in small-town Nova Scotia, CKNW Kids' Fund, working with partners Boys & Girls Clubs and CKNW 980, was inspired to raise funds to support anti-bullying programs. Here is a snippet of an article detailing the original incident: To learn more, please visit https://www.pinkshirtday.ca/about

WRREA Scholarship: Deadline to Apply- March 1, 2019

Are you currently pursuing post secondary education, or will be enrolling within this upcoming year? If you are.then the Wild Rose REA Ltd. Scholarship might be for you! This scholarship was established in 2013 by Wild Rose REA Ltd. It was created to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Wild Rose REA Ltd. members and to assist and encourage further education for the betterment of the community. Scholarships of $500.00 are granted annually. Applications are available online and from our office. For more information call: 780-349-3655. Don't forget to apply, the deadline is March 1, 2019!

Space Heater- Consumption Calculator

Winter is here in full effect, and you may be thinking about, or already have space heaters in your home or outbuildings. Have you ever wondered how much power your space heater really uses? By using this simple formula, you can calculate the approximate consumption of your space heater. Watts / 1000 x Hours x Days in Month= kWh 1500 / 1000 x 24 x 31 = 1116 kWh If you have a space heater plugged in for 24 hours a day, for 31 days in a row, it would cause an overall increase in your consumption by 1,116 kwh.

Apply for our 2019 Scholarship Today!

Don't forget to apply, the deadline is March 1, 2019! Are you currently pursuing post secondary education, or will be enrolling within this upcoming year? If you are.then the Wild Rose REA Ltd. Scholarship might be for you! This scholarship was established in 2013 by Wild Rose REA Ltd. It was created to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Wild Rose REA Ltd. members and to assist and encourage further education for the betterment of the community. Scholarships of $500.00 are granted annually. Applications are available online and from our office. For more information call: 780-349-3655. https://www.wildroserea.com/scholarships-awards

Happy Family Day!

Happy Family Day! Spend the day with those who are important to you. The Wild Rose REA Ltd. office will be closed on Monday February 18, 2019 for Family Day, and will re-open on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM.

Family Day Office Hours

Happy Family Day! The Wild Rose REA Ltd. office will be closed on Monday February 18, 2019 for Family Day, and will re-open on Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM.

Home Efficiency Tool

Click the following link to use Efficiency Alberta's Home Efficiency Tool and learn about how you can reduce consumption and increase your energy efficiency in each room of your house. https://www.efficiencyalberta.ca/residential/home-efficiency-tool/

Apply for our 2019 Rural Roots Award!

If you are part of a rural club or organization, you could be eligible for the Wild Rose REA Ltd. 2018-2019 Rural Roots Award. ​This award was established in 2016 by Wild Rose REA Ltd. It was created to support the development of rural clubs, societies, community groups and or programs within our service area and highlight the enhancements these groups make within our community. Awards of $500.00 are granted annually. Applications are available online and from our office. For more information call: 780-349-3655 www.wildroserea.com/rural-roots

Apply for our 2019 Scholarship Today!

Are you currently pursuing post secondary education, or will be enrolling within this upcoming year? If you are.then the Wild Rose REA Ltd. Scholarship might be for you! This scholarship was established in 2013 by Wild Rose REA Ltd. It was created to recognize the academic accomplishments of children of Wild Rose REA Ltd. members and to assist and encourage further education for the betterment of the community. Scholarships of $500.00 are granted annually. Applications are available online and from our office. For more information call: 780-349-3655. https://www.wildroserea.com/scholarships-awards

Unplanned Power Outages

There are a number of causes for unplanned power outages, because of the diverse nature of electrical distribution systems, the following are examples including but not limited to: Weather is a major cause of power outages; lighting, wind, freezing rain, snow, forest fires, and tree branches in contact with power lines can cause an outage. Wild Rose REA performs regular maintenance, however equipment failures do occur. If power equipment is hit and damaged as the result of a high load move, a motor vehicle accident or excavating, a power outage can occur. Landowners must always be aware of overhead and underground lines, making contact can cause an outage. Always be aware and ask yourself, '

Emergency Power Outage RESTORED- Fawcett & Flatbush Area

*****Please note that power has been restored at the below noted locations. ***** Should you still remain without power, please contact our 24 Hour Emergency Number: 1-877-749-3655. There is currently an Emergency Power Outage (EPO) affecting Members in the Fawcett and Flatbush area between within the LSD's: 64-01-5; 21,22 &27-34 65-1-5; 19,20 & 29-31 65-2-5; 1, 20-28, 35 & 36 65-27-4; 27 66-1-5; 6-8,18 & 19 66-2-5; 1,2,4,11-13,15, & 23-26 Thank you for your patience and understanding as power is being restored.

Emergency Power Outage (EPO)- Fawcett & Flatbush Area

There is currently an Emergency Power Outage (EPO) affecting Members in the Fawcett and Flatbush area between within the LSD's: 64-01-5; 21,22 &27-34 65-1-5; 19,20 & 29-31 65-2-5; 1, 20-28, 35 & 36 65-27-4; 27 66-1-5; 6-8,18 & 19 66-2-5; 1,2,4,11-13,15, & 23-26 Thank you for your patience and understanding as power is being restored.

GenerLink- Give Yourself Peace of Mind

Do not wait for a storm to become prepare. Instead get a GenerLink and give yourself peace of mind during any storm. GenerLink is a product that makes connecting a generator easy and safe while providing homeowners the opportunity to run critical items in their homes during a power outage. It is only meant to run critical items in your home during an outage and not the whole house. With GenerLink, using your portable generator during a power outage is easy and safe! GenerLink eliminates the hassles of running multiple extension cords, or hiring an electrician to install a transfer switch. The device detects when a generator is operating and automatically disconnects from the utility grid, e

Happy Groundhog Day!

Did you know....Groundhog Day derives from the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog emerging from its burrow on this day sees a shadow due to clear weather, it will retreat to its den and winter will persist for six more weeks, and if it does not see its shadow because of cloudiness, spring will arrive early. While the tradition remains popular in modern times, studies have found no consistent correlation between a groundhog seeing its shadow or not and the subsequent arrival time of spring-like weather.

Fridge Gasket: Energy Saving Tips

Did you know....gaskets on your fridge deteriorate over time, and if the door doesn't seal properly, this can waste a lot of energy. The following, is instructions on how to see if your fridge is sealed properly. Place a piece of paper between the door and the refrigerator as you close it. If you can move the paper freely in the door, the fridge is not sealed tightly. You can also place a flashlight inside the fridge or freezer and turn it on, then close the door. If you can see light around the door gasket, it is not sealing properly. If you decide to replace the gasket, write down the make and model number of your refrigerator and measure the size of the door. Once a faulty gasket is rep

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