Monthly Archives: October 2018

Square Dance Season Off to a “Rockin’” Start!

Submitted by: Lloyd Gilchrist | Almost a dozen new dancers joined the Swan Valley Hoedowners for their inaugural dance of the season at the Swan River Senior Centre on October 3, 2018. Caller Linda Gilchrist kept the evening rolling with fun dancing activities and lively music. The dancers enjoyed learning some beginning square dance moves [...]

2018/10/09Local Interest

Shavin’ for the Brave / Beef on a Bun – November 4, 2018

Submitted by: Rachel Puchailo Shavin’ for the Brave in the Valley Elks Hall November 4, 2018 Starting at 11 am Beef on a Bun, Drink & Salad $7 Following the lunch, Sharlyn and Rachel will shave their heads. Penny Auction, Amazing Prizes Shavin’ for the Brave in the Valley is a fundraiser that Sharlyn Ricketts [...]

2018/10/08Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – September 18, 2018

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 18th day of September, 2018 A.D. at 7:15 p.m. Present: Reeve: C. Eisner Councillors: J. Caruk, C. Densen, L. Mychalchuk, S. Walmsley, G. Bartel & L. Hutman C.A.O. – K. Chartrand Delegations: 8:30pm – Minitonas [...]

2018/10/07Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 18, 2018

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Jacobson, Friesen, Moriaux, Delaurier and Sakal present. Councillor Whyte was absent with permission. 1 Call to order 2 Adoption of Agenda Resolution No: 2018.417 Moved By: Jason Sakal Seconded By: Phylis [...]

2018/10/06Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 1, 2018

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture October 1, 2018 | Northwest Region Harvest took place throughout the region in between intermittent localized rain and snow showers, with operations underway again over the weekend. Cool temperatures with frost and heavy dew have also impacted harvest completion. Daytime temperatures were down into the low teens [...]

2018/10/06Local Interest

Pine River Fall Supper – November 11, 2018

Submitted by: Debbie Soloway | Pine River Community Centre Fall Supper Sun. November 11, 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Advanced tickets only! The delicious supper menu consists of chicken, ham, roasted potatoes and carrots, roasted beets, creamed beet leaf buns, caesar salad, an assortment of desserts and beverages. They will be selling tickets for [...]

2018/10/05Local Interest

Homemade Feast Enjoyed at Cowan Fall Supper

Submitted by:Rose Kovachik | The skies may have been gloomy with just a peek of sunshine and it may have been chilly outside, but inside of the Cowan Community Centre on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept 30th, 2018 there was a bustle of activity. The Cowan ladies and a few gentlemen, were slicing, dicing and [...]

2018/10/05Local Interest

Exchange Group Explores Swan Valley with Their Twins

Submitted by: Kari Goethe | There are 21 students from the Swan Valley Regional Secondary School who are participating in an Experiences Canada Exchange with 21 other students from Elgin, Ontario. Each Swan River student gets matched with a student from Elgin and they are considered “twins” during the exchange. Elgin is a small rural [...]

2018/10/04Local Interest

Tripple P – Positive Parenting: November 3 & 17, 2018

Group Triple P Takes the guesswork out of raising kids aged 0-10! The Fall 2018 positive parenting course stars … November 3, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm November 17, 2018 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Ecole Swan River South School 1015 2nd St. S, Swan River Telephone Sessions will be the week of November [...]

2018/10/04Local Interest

Great Compliments for Durban Fall Supper

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn We had our Fall Supper this past weekend on September 30, 2018 and with the two days of sunny and beautiful weather we still had a great turnout. With the farmers busy out in the fields taking their crops off, we had a great number of take outs. Thanks for their [...]

2018/10/04Local Interest

Guiding Good Choices: Oct. 18 & 25, Nov. 1, 8 & 9, 2018

Guiding Good Choices Parenting Workshop THURSDAYS: October 18th, 25th November 1st, 8th, 22nd Dinner: 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Sessions: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (Children age 9-14 attend with their parent(s) on November 1st) Location: Ecole Swan River South School 1015 2nd Street South, Swan River FREE Childcare, Supper, Materials Are you raising a child age [...]

2018/10/03Local Interest

An Elegant Experience that Makes A Difference

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) is set once again to dazzle guests at their annual Cultural Gala. Now in its 4th year, the Gala has become known for its stunning decorations, fantastic food, superb service and spectacular entertainment. The Cultural Gala is a great opportunity to [...]

2018/10/03Local Interest

MMIW Luncheon and Walk – October 4, 2018

Submitted by: Tanya Powell | Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Luncheon & Walk October 4, 2018 11:00 am Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre 1413 Main Street Everyone is welcome to attend to Honour the over 1200 Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women. 11:00 am Opening prayers and story sharing followed by a short video to honour Missing [...]

2018/10/02Local Interest

Big Daddy Tazz Delights Audience with Heartfelt Message

Submitted by: Rod Seib | Approximately 200 people came out to hear Big Daddy Tazz speak at the Veterans Community Hall in Swan River, Friday, September 28, 2018. The event, hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association Swan Valley Branch, aimed to communicate important messages about mental illness and mental health. Tazz spoke for over [...]

2018/10/02Local Interest

Barry Wolff Hired as Stampeders GM and Head Coach

Submitted by: Pat Morden, President Swan Valley Stampeders The Board of Directors of the Swan Valley Stampeders Junior A Hockey Club Inc. would like to announce the hiring of Barry Wolff as General Manager and Head Coach of the Hockey Club. Originally from Kelowna, Barry Wolff comes to the Stampeders with 23 years of junior [...]

2018/10/01Local Interest