The reeve of the RM of Dufferin is hoping to serve a second term in charge of the municipality.
The Esso Cup legacy fund has helped realize another project. “We had put cubbies in the dressing rooms on the Huron Arena side in preparation for the Esso Cup,” director of community services Clare Agnew said.
A donation from Access Credit Union will help Eden Foundation host additional fundraisers and expand services. Access Credit Union donated $10,000 to the foundation on April 10, extending a tradition of support. “Our partnership with Eden goes back many years, possibly decades,” Retail Branch Manager Rob Unruh said.
As tick season approaches, the best way to avoid contracting diseases spread by ticks is to avoid being bitten in the first place, according to Dr. Kateryn Rochon. Assistant Professor of Veterinary Entomology at University of Manitoba, Rochon presented at A Rocha’s most recent nature talk on April 11 at Morden Library.
The Pembina Group came away with a number of awards at the Manitoba Community Newspapers Association (MCNA) Better Newspaper Competition, which was held on April 14 in Winnipeg.
The Municipality of Louise is one of three entities to be presented with an Emergency Preparedness Award for 2018.The awards were given to Louise as well as the municipalities of Cartier and Hanover, and the Southern Emergency Response Committee which covers Winkler, Morden and the R.M. of Stanley.
Local talent was on display as three Northlands Parkway Collegiate students brought home medals from the 21st Skills Manitoba Competition on April 12. Emily Isaac of Plum Coulee was awarded bronze for job skill demonstration, Dawson Giesbrecht of Altona won bronze for carpentry, Helen Wall of Morden won silver for nail technology.
A Winkler Flyers hosted community barbecue for the Humboldt Broncos, April 14, raised close to $6,300, an amount that will be matched by the Co-op for a total of over $12,600. Winkler Flyers Director of Marketing/Business Operations, said they feel a kinship with other Junior A hockey teams.
A world record attempt is coming to Winkler in August, and there is still time to be a part of it. Harvest for Kids will be attempting to break the record for “most combines in continuous use on a field.” The current record is held by Harvest for Kids Saskatchewan, and organizer George Klassen wants to blow past that number this year by reaching 300.
The Pembina Valley Humane Society held their annual Sud, Spud and Steak fundraiser on April 14 raising $5,000, which is $2,000 more than last year. The Humane Society also had their biggest 50/50 pot ever, a total of $730 won by Carrie Klassen.
The Town of Carman will be changing its waste dumping location in around three months.
Hello Parents / Players and community supporters. Many of you will remember a cold night in January when we gathered at Access Field to film for the Blue Jays Care / Access Field light project. Well, we’ve been selected as a finalist and the grant recipients will be announced this Tuesday, April 17 during the Jays pre-game show. We hope to hear our
Manitoba Public Insurance says nearly 40 per cent of drivers and passengers killed this year in public roadway crashes were not using a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to preliminary fatality data.
Winkler Day Care Centre will be receiving a P.W. Enns Business Award on April 19. The organization was named Not-for-profit of the Year. “It was definitely a surprise,” Winkler Day Care Centre director Lenora Fassett said. “It’s a really big honour, which kind of says the community appreciates what we’re doing and validates it."
Honesty and integrity are cornerstones for how Heat Innovations interacts with their customers. Coupled with dedication to developing technology, they have continued to have an impact on the region. Heat Innovations Inc. will accept the Business Builder Award at the P.W. Enns Business Awards, April 19 in Winkler.
The Boyne Regional Library has some good news to report on their fundraising progress for the expansion-renovation project, and an invitation to issue to the public to keep that momentum going.
The Salem Foundation hopes their next fundraiser, (Faspa, Fellowship & Song) will help them replace blinds at Salem Home. The newest initiative is to install cordless roller blinds in each resident’s room on all care units. 125 rooms are waiting for blinds at an estimated cost of $49,500.
In a period where many credit unions are shutting down, Access Credit Union reported another strong year. 147 members attended the credit union’s AGM on April 3. Right now, the trend is toward fewer and larger credit unions. In 2000, there were 65 credit unions. Now, there are 28, with 3 mergers proposed for this year.
A fundraiser this past weekend raised over $10,000 for the Altona chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters.The event was reminiscent of the old dance marathons held decades ago. But in this case, six teams raised pledges and kept six rowing machines going for 24 hours straight.The 24-Hour Row for Kids event was possible through the combined efforts of C