We’re looking for some Champions!Do you use technology in your home, school, or business in interesting ways—ways that you feel makes your life easier, your work more productive, your free time more entertaining or more interesting? If so, we would like to talk with you! We are again featuring Olds Connected Community "Technology Champions" on our website, blog, and YouTube channel. We're looking for families, youth, students and businesses willing to share their stories, and encourage others to explore the ways technology of all kinds can enhance our lives. Contact Jamie Syer, Communications Co-ordinator.
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We’re all wishing each other a Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays. Have you found a way to make your Christmas merrier, your Holidays happier…through technology? Tell us, and you may be $100 richer just before Christmas! Maybe you’ve discovered the … Continue reading
Media Release: Olds Connected Community and Community Lifestyles present a community information night
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Olds Institute Committees Partner to Connect With the Community Olds Connected Community and Community Lifestyles present a community information night (OLDS, Alberta – August 21, 2012) The Olds Connected Community Committee is hosting its second annual Technology Trade … Continue reading
Olds has a vision – to become the small and medium enterprise (SME) capital of rural Alberta. The primary expression of that vision is the creation of a “connected community” where the citizens are intelligent consumers of technology and have … Continue reading
For the last 2 years the Olds Connected Community Committee has conducted an independent business survey to see how much of a presence our local businesses have on the web. In April 2010 we completed our first survey to bench … Continue reading
Thanks to Gail Scott, Community Economic Development Officer for the Olds Institue for Community & Regional Development, for submitting our work on the Olds Connected Community Network to the Economic Developers Alberta “Marketing Alberta Awards”. Olds Connected Community won for … Continue reading
Thanks to Sharyl and Charlotte from Talk About Town and the folks at CentralAlbertaTV.net here in Olds for this spot on their show. We talked about some of the great technology happenings and the people using tech in Olds. This … Continue reading
Leading the Way by Developing Websites for Mobile Devices (Old Connected Community, Champions of Technology Series) Wednesday, January 12, 2011 (Olds, AB) – According to an Olds Alberta web developer, your business not only needs a website, it also needs … Continue reading
Online Web Based Television Features Local Community Programming (Olds Connected Community, Champions of Technology Series) Tuesday January 11, 2011 (Olds, AB) – The loss of local terrestrial broadcast television in Central Alberta prompted Fred C. May Jr. to start-up CentralAlbertaTV.net … Continue reading
Texting in Your Order to Locally Owned Coffee Shop is a First (Olds Connected Community, Champions of Technology Series) Monday January 10, 2011 (Olds, AB) – A local business owner, Connie Harder of Bean Brokers Cappuccino bar in Olds Alberta, … Continue reading
Olds Firefighters Use Video Conferencing for Training Sessions Monday December 20, 2010 (Olds, AB) – Training is important for volunteer firefighters according to Justin Andrew, Training Officer for the Olds Fire Department. A video conference session held at the Olds … Continue reading