Monthly Archives: October 2015

Tiger Fire Floor Hockey Wins 2015 Team of the Year

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | The Swan Valley Tiger Fire Floor Hockey Team received the Special Olympics Manitoba 2015 Team of the Year Award at the Special Olympics Festival and Recognition Dinner on Saturday, September 19th 2015 at the Delta Winnipeg. Click any picture for a larger version. The team roster includes Andrew Brass, Joseph [...]

2015/10/05Local Interest

Many Enjoy Lumber River Quartet in Swan River

Submitted by: Temple Baptist Church Temple Baptist Church hosted the Lumber River Quartet on Friday evening, Oct 2, 2015. The quartet is a well know Southern Gospel Ministry that travels and ministers all across the US and Canada. Click any picture for a larger version. Ronald, Glenn, Greg and Les have appeared on TV, Radio, [...]

2015/10/04Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 15, 2015

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councilor’s, Jacobson, Moriaux, Friesen, Whyte, Delaurier & Sakal present. Delegation: 1. Sergeant Henson The members are focusing on loud mufflers & school speed zones especially near SVRSS. The [...]

2015/10/04Local Interest

Ten Thousand Villages Sale November 19-21, 2015

Submitted by: Karen Peters | Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit fair trade organization that markets handcrafted products made by disadvantaged artisans from more than 120 artisan groups in more than 35 countries. Super 8 Motel Meeting Room 10am – 7pm Thursday, November 19, 2015 10am – 7pm Friday, November 20, 2015 10am – 5pm [...]

2015/10/03Local Interest

Pool Closure Extended to October 23, 2015

The closure of the Swan Valley Credit Union Aquatic Centre has been extended until October 23, 2015. The pool closed on September 8, 2015 for scheduled annual maintenance. The closure was planned to last 2 weeks with the facility expected to re-open September 21, 2015. Town of Swan River Mayor, Glen McKenzie has issued the [...]

2015/10/02Local Interest

Award Presented to Local Natural Resource Officer

Submitted Story | On September 30, 2015 Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff presented the Conservation Officer Community Service Award and the Wildland Firefighter of the Year Award. “Every day, throughout Manitoba, our employees work hard to make our province a better place to live and work,” the minister added. “Today, we are honoured [...]

2015/10/02Local Interest

Benito School & Ford Drive 4 UR School – October 24, 2015

Submitted by: Allison Sommerville Benito School Parent Council and Ford are teaming up to raise money for Benito School’s new playground. October 24, 2015 Benito School 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Come on out and drive a brand new Ford vehicle from Formo Motors (no sales pitch) and Ford will donate $20.00 for every driver [...]

2015/10/02Local Interest

Parkland Residency Unit holds ‘rural’ day

Submitted by: Prairie Mountain Health for Parkland Residency Unit | The Parkland Family Medicine program hit the road and had the opportunity to visit three local farms on September 25, 2015. Family Medicine residents, in both the first and second years of the Parkland Residency Program, visited farms in the rural communities of Sifton, Pine [...]

2015/10/01Local Interest

SVRSS Vice-Principal Wins National Award

Submitted by: Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada | Jacquie Mydynski-Arp, vice principal of Swan Valley Regional Secondary School from Swan River, Manitoba has been awarded the 2015 SEVEC History Award. Presented by the Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada (SEVEC), this award celebrates Canadian achievements in the field of history [...]

2015/10/01Local Interest