Community Information

Picture Butte Community Organizations – Volunteers Always Needed

Knights of Columbus
Contact – Lew Dooper 403-732-4962

Lions Club 
Volunteers are always needed as board members as well as to help with the bi-annual casinos.  The Lion’s Club has a mandate to help with guide dogs and sight challenged individuals. The old community pool was labelled as the Lions pool because of the annual donation provided to the community to help with the day to day operating costs.
Contact – Don Vincent
John Koenen 403-732-5584

Agriculture Society
Volunteers always needed as board members.
Contact – Meghan VanSchothorst-Kolk 403-382-7230

Picture Butte & District Transportation Society
Provides transportation for groups and people with disabilities
Requires volunteers for their Board and Daytime drivers with class 1, 2 and 4 licenses
Contact – Robert Brander 403-394-1123

Picture Butte Fish & Game Association
Annual Fishing Derby; Fish & Game Annual Wild Game Supper; in past years monies raised have helped local youth safely participate in archery, fishing derbies, shooting ports and Youth Conservation Camp. Proceeds have also made it possible to assist habitat projects, the Wildlife Habitat Trust Fund and procurement of lease lands.
Contact – Ed Haney 403-795-3338

Walk on the Wildside Society (WOW)
Continual fundraising efforts to provide new signs, clean-up, and continuation of the project.  Tax receipts are available for donations.
Contact – Shirley Kiffiak 403-732-5046

Picture Butte Recreation & Culture Committee
Movie Nights indoors and in the park, Canada Day festivities.
Contact – Melissa Hengerer 403-393-4532

Picture Butte Swimming Pool Fundraising Committee
Volunteers required for fundraiser “Dive in and Make a Splash” on April 5/19
Contact – Cynthia Papworth 403-732-4153

Picture Butte Prairie Tractor Engine Society
Runs school field trip programs, Heritage Days and a Car Show
Volunteers needed for these events and grounds maintenance and Annual Spring Clean Up and people to fix old equipment
Contact – Robert Brander 403-394-1123 or Tony Kok 403-732-4292

Picture Butte Elks Club
Main focus to help children; libraries and schools.  Main fundraisers oyster feed, steak supper, bingos and casinos – all require volunteer help.
Contact – Ralph Oldenburger 403-732-4149

North County Health Foundation
Raise money for and support the community since the hospital was shut down.  Sport equipment for schools, medical equipment for fire dept and seniors care centers.  Volunteers required for the occasional casino as well as board members.
Contact – John Papworth 403-635-0037
Shari Barendregt 403-593-5899

Friends of the Picture Butte Library
Raise money for the community library to make up shortfalls from government funding.  Volunteers required for Christmas craft show, Slip and Bloomer sale, as well as the occasional casino.
Contact – Elaine King 403-732-5996

Beehive Child Care Society
Volunteers required for their board.
Contact – Nancy Stroeve 403-732-4051

Picture Butte Library
Community library, yoga classes, music lessons, English classes (ESL), various local activities.  Volunteers required for the board as well as anyone interested in teaching classes. 
Contact – Cheryl Garratt 403-732-4141

If you wish to add your group to the list, please contact the Picture Butte Chamber of Commerce via email at chamber@picturebutte.ca

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