Monthly Archives: February 2015

World Day of Prayer 2015 – March 6, 2015

Submitted by: Joyce Trevellyan Fri. March 6, 2015 7:00 pm Hosted by: All Saints Ukrainian Catholic Church 1306 – 2nd Avenue South Swan River, MB “Showing genuine interest in others is a positive step forward in maintaining unity among believers and reaching out to the community.” With these words the women of The Bahamas encapsulate [...]

2015/02/28Local Interest

Minitonas Figure Skating Club Carnival – March 6, 2015

Submitted by: Lesley Sembaluk | Minitonas Figure Skating Club Presents: MEDIEVAL MAGIC March 6, 2015 7:30pm Minitonas and District Arena Adults: $5 Students : $3 Under 5 yrs old : Free Chinese Auction and 50/50

2015/02/27Local Interest

Seniors Learn Strategies to Maintain Good Nutrition

Submitted by: Beverley Leach | On February 24,2015 Laurie Evans spoke to a group of thirty participants in the “Nutrition 101 for Seniors” presentation hosted by Services to Seniors. Click any picture for a larger version. Laurie is a registered dietitian and owner of Eat Right Dietitian a services in Swan River. Although she specializes [...]

2015/02/26Local Interest

Stepping Stones to Success Event – March 12, 2015

Submitted by: Laurie Evans | Stepping Stones to Success One Day Free Event Thurs. March 12, 2015 10:00 am – 7:00 pm Veteran’s Hall & Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre Connecting people in the Swan River Valley with local agency, training and career opportunities. You should attend if you are looking for: – Services available for [...]

2015/02/25Local Interest

Sledders Brave the Cold for a Great Day

Submitted by: Connie Beaudry | The Bellsite Poker Derby took place on February 22, 2015. The 75 mile poker derby trail is part of North Mountain Riders Snow Riders Magazine’s most favourite sledding destination of 2015 and it wasn’t a disappointment. Click any picture for a larger version. Sure the weather was cold , minus [...]

2015/02/25Local Interest

Stamps Free Admission Night – February 27, 2015

Submitted by: Tracy Boychuk | Neepawa Natives vs Swan Valley Stampeders Fri. February 27, 2015 Puck Drop at 7:30 pm Kids – meet your favorite Stamps player in the lobby immediately following the game. Guaranteed 50/50 Jackpot of $1,000 Join us for a FREE Admission courtesy of these sponsors: Swan River Kinsmen Serving the Communities [...]

2015/02/24Local Interest

Swan River Skating Club Carnival – March 23, 2015

Submitted by: Jaimie Walker | The Swan River Skating Club invites you to join us on a … ROAD TRIP Mon. March 23, 2015 6:30 pm Swan River Arena Admission: $5 Adults $3 Students 5 and Under Free Sanctioned by Skate Canada

2015/02/23Local Interest

Town of Swan River – February 17, 2015

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councilor’s, Jacobson, Delaurier, Friesen, Whyte, Sakal, Moriaux present. Minutes: 1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the February 3rd, 2015 regular meeting of Council be adopted as received. Carried: [...]

2015/02/22Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – February 3, 2015

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 3rd day of February, 2015 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: C. Eisner Councillors: C. Densen, L. Hutman, L. Mychalchuk & S. Walmsley Acting C.A.O. – C. Gordon Absent with Notice: Councillors: J. Caruk & [...]

2015/02/21Local Interest

Amazing BAM Jam Concert in Bowsman

Submitted by: Donna Burghart | An amazing concert was enjoyed by a great crowd on Friday February 13, 2015 in the Bowsman Legion Hall! Pictured above: Sierra Urban & Mackenzie Currie picked up their guitars to pick out a tune! Click any picture for a larger version. Showcasing their talents were Spencer Burghart, Ben Schullman, [...]

2015/02/19Local Interest

CHIP Information Session – March 5 & 9, 2015

Submitted by: Donna Leming | Attend one of the Free Information Sessions to learn more about CHIP, register for the program and/or schedule a comprehensive Health Risk Assessment: Thur. Mar 5, 2015 7:00 pm Swan Valley Health Center, 2nd Floor Board Room Mon. Mar 9, 2015 3:00 pm Swan River Library Mon. Mar 9, 2015 [...]

2015/02/18Local Interest

Medical Residents Visit Swan Valley

Swan Valley RISE Media Release | Prairie Mountain Health, in partnership with Swan Valley RISE, organized a tour of Swan River on February 8, 2015 for five residents of the University of Manitoba’s Northern and Remote Family Medicine Residency Program. Click picture for a larger version. During their visit, the residents toured the Swan Valley [...]

2015/02/17Local Interest

Swan River Man Charged in Assault

RCMP Media Release | Matthew Stanley Cook (32 yr old, male) of Swan River, MB has been charged with Aggravated Assault & Fail to Comply with Probation Order in connection with the discovery of an injured man in a local business on February 14, 2015. The victim, who appeared to have a puncture wound on [...]

2015/02/17Local Interest

United Church Loving Hears Dinner & Entertainment

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater | Over 200 people came out to enjoy a FABULOUS meal catered by Julie Nahnybida at the St. Andrew’s United Church Loving Hears Dinner & Entertainment on February 14, 2015. Click any picture for a larger version. St. Andrew’s greatly appreciates the attendance of all those who came to partake in [...]

2015/02/17Local Interest

Swan River RCMP Investigate Assault

RCMP Media Release | On February 14, 2015, Swan River RCMP responded to call about an injured male who was discovered in a local business. RCMP located the man who appeared to have a puncture wound on the right side of his chest. The victim was transported to a Winnipeg hospital where he is currently [...]

2015/02/16Local Interest

185 Attend North Mountain Riders Pickerel Supper

Submitted by: Paul Deneer | One hundred and eighty five hungry individuals packed the Westwood banquet room on February 13, 2015 for the 3rd annual North Mountain Riders Pickerel supper fundraiser. Click any picture for a larger version. The Westwood did a fabulous job preparing 3 flavour choices of pickerel. The event included a live [...]

2015/02/16Local Interest

Benito School Dinner Theatre – February 27 & 28, 2015

Submitted by: Patti Hack | Benito School presents: Uncle Phil’s Diner Where the Food is Fresh -And So Is The Help! Fri. February 27, 2015 & Sat. February 28, 2015 Benito School Gymnasium Doors open at 5:45 p.m. An Evening of Food and Fun From the Fabulous 50’s **ADVANCED TICKETS ONLY ** $20.00 EACH Phone [...]

2015/02/15Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 10, 2015

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Present Reeve: Verne Scouten Councillors: Stan Potten, Glen Foster, Terry Neely, Brian Burick STAN POTTEN BRIAN BURICK RESOLVED that [...]

2015/02/15Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – February 3, 2015

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councilor’s, Jacobson, Delaurier, Friesen, Whyte, Sakal, Moriaux present. Minutes: 1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the January 20th, 2015 regular meeting and the January 27th, 2015 special meeting [...]

2015/02/14Local Interest

Thunderhill Mardi Gras RESCHEDULED – March 1, 2015

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Mardi Gras Thunderhill Ski Area RESCHEDULED TO March 1, 2015 10:30 am Easter Egg Hunt   1:30 pm Races Start Rentals Available Snowboard Competitions Ski Competitions Prizes for Best Costume FUN FOR ALL AGES www.skithunderhill.ca 204-539-2626 for details

2015/02/13Local Interest

Local Quilts Headed for Liberia

Submitted by: Beverley Leach St. James Anglican and Trinity Lutheran ladies joined forces to prepare quilts to be sent to Canadian Lutheran World Relief. Over eighty quilts will be sent to Liberia.

2015/02/11Local Interest

Nutrition 101 for Seniors Presentation – February 24, 2015

Submitted by: Beverley Leach | Nutrition 101 for Seniors Cooking for One or Two Tues. February 24, 2015 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. St. James Anglican Church 1201 1st St. South, Swan River Services to Seniors will host a presentation by Laurie Evans, Registered Dietitian Does your diet meet your nutrient needs? Do you know [...]

2015/02/10Local Interest

Great Hockey Fun Beats Out Winter Storm

Submitted by: Angela Mullin Swan River Minor Hockey hosted Hockey Day on February 7. 205 for all kids registered in minor hockey to come and have fun! The skills competition included Obstacle race, Hardest shot, Skating race and 3 puck shoot out. Click any picture for a larger version. Even with the winter storm we [...]

2015/02/10Local Interest

Club Sapp Open for Business

ValleyBiz Story | The new Club Sapp gaming centre is officially open to the public. Sapotaweyak Cree Nation Chief Nelson Genaille cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Club Sapp on February 5, 2015. Click any picture for a larger version. The grand opening drew a large crowd as many people stopped by for [...]

2015/02/09Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – January 20, 2015

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 20th day of January, 2015 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; C. Eisner Councillors: G. Bartel, J. Caruk, C. Densen, L. Hutman, L. Mychalchuk & S. Walmsley Acting C.A.O. – C. Gordon Delegations: 8:00 p.m. [...]

2015/02/07Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – January 20, 2015

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Deputy Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councilor’s, Delaurier, Friesen, Whyte, Sakal, Moriaux present. Mayor McKenzie absent. Minutes: 1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the January 6th, 2015 regular meeting of Council be adopted [...]

2015/02/07Local Interest

Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby – March 21, 2015

Submitted by: Alvin Karton Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby Sat. March 21, 2015 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Whitefish Lake Groomed Fishing Area $10,000 First Prize plus Great Additional Prizes Adults $40 before 5 pm March 20, 2015, $50 walk on Junior $30 before 5 pm March 20, 2015, $40 walk on (under 16) [...]

2015/02/05Local Interest

Swan River Hosts Swan River Legion Novice Tournament

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow | Swan River hosted the annual Swan River Legion Novice tournament on the weekend of Jan 30 – Feb 1, 2015 at the Centennial Arena. Pictured left are the A side champs -Thompson Ice Wolves & the Pas Huskies White team A side runner ups. Click any picture for a larger [...]

2015/02/04Local Interest

Hockey Day in Swan River – February 7, 2015

Submitted by: Angela Mullin Swan River Minor Hockey presents … Hockey Day in Swan River Sat. February 7, 2015 10am – 4pm All kids registered in Minor Hockey are invited to attend. Skills Competition & All Star Game Chicken Chef is our Sponsor To sign up by Thursday, Februry 5, 2015 Please contact Angela Mullin [...]

2015/02/03Local Interest

Strong Competition at 1st Annual Credit Union Classic

Submitted by: Paula Shevernoha | The 1st Annual Credit Union Classic proved to be a great weekend for varsity girls basketball at the SVRSS. 8 teams competed in the tournament, with the Kamsack Spartans winning 1st Place. Click any picture for a larger version. All teams played three games throughout the weekend and competition was [...]

2015/02/03Local Interest

SVCTC Hosts Community Planning Training

Submitted by: Beverley Polon Swan Valley Communities That Care (SVCTC) hosted their Community Planning Training (CPT) at the Temple Baptist Church on January 27th & 28th, 2015. These two days of meetings were held from 2-8:00pm. Each day included a supper meal. Over 25 individuals participated in this event including community and SVCTC board members. [...]

2015/02/01Local Interest

Legion Old Fashioned Pork Supper – February 21, 2015

Submitted by: Gordon Hornbeck | Old Fashioned Pork Supper Sat. Feb. 21, 2015 Legion Club Room 5:00 pm Cocktail Hour 6:00 pm Supper $12 Entertainment and dance to follow.

2015/02/01Local Interest