Monthly Archives: October 2019

Benito United Church Craft & Trade – November 30, 2019

Submitted by: Karen Gade | Benito United Church Craft and Trade Lunch Available November 30, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Benito Rec Centre Free Admission Everyone Welcome Margaret Foster Tamblyn – Sewing Lynn Coupland – Fairy Gardens & Christmas Planters Judy Schneider – Crafts Darlene Tullis – Wreaths Allison Sommerville – Truffles Irene Wright [...]

2019/10/15Local Interest

Parkland Mental Health Holds Annual Chili Cook-Off

Submitted by: Rod Seib, Self Help/Public Promotions Coordinator Canadian Mental Health Association – Swan Valley Branch | The Parkland Mental Health Promotions Committee held their 4th annual Chili Cook-off event at the Elbert Chartrand Friendship Center on Friday, October 11, 2019. A total of 8 teams representing various local organizations and agencies entered the competition [...]

2019/10/15Local Interest

CFSV Annual Gala – November 8, 2019

Submitted by: Community Foundation of Swan Valley Annual Gala November 8, 2019 Veterans Community Hall Doors open 5:30 pm Hors d’oeuvres 6:00 pm Wine Bar Fine Dining to follow Please join us for an elegant evening of fine dining, entertainment & inspiration. All proceeds are in support of the Community Foundation of Swan Valley, Tickets [...]

2019/10/14Local Interest

Scaring Up Support at Formo Fundraiser BBQ

Submitted by: Formo Motors | The snow in the morning didn’t scare us off from putting on our We Scare Hunger Fundraiser BBQ lunch on October 9, 2019! We were toasty warm eating our delicious hamburgers cooked to perfection smothered in BBQ sauce and some chips and cookies for dessert! We had a great turnout [...]

2019/10/14Local Interest

40th Annual Calico Corners Craft Sale – November 1, 2019

Submitted by: Brenda Fisher | 40th Annual Calico Corners Craft Sale & Bazaar Veterans Community Hall Fri. November 1, 2019 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Lunch Served 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Lunch Home made borscht and cabbage roll soup Perogies and Buns Desserts – Pie – Muffins – Fresh Cinnamon Buns Tea – Coffee [...]

2019/10/13Local Interest

RM of Mountain Minutes – September 25, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Mountain held Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 in the R.M. of Mountain Council Chambers in Birch River, Manitoba. Members Present: Reeve: Robert Hanson Councillors: Wilmer Malcolm, Nestor Rizok, Connie Forbes, Arnie Pedersen and Brad Wyatt. Councillor Nadolney was absent with notice. CAO Paige Larocque [...]

2019/10/13Local Interest

Pine River Fall Supper – November 10, 2019

Submitted by: Debbie Soloway | Pine River Community Centre Fall Supper Sun. November 10, 2019 5:00pm -7:00pm Adults $15.00 Ages 6-12 $7.50 5 and under free It’s advanced tickets only and they are available from: Sheila’s Country Store (204-263-2108) Garry Urbanowski’s Garage (204-263-2101) Get your tickets early to avoid disappointment! The menu is ham, meatballs [...]

2019/10/12Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – September 24, 2019

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 24th day of September, 2019 A.D. at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; W. Pacamaniuk Councillors; G. Bartel, C. Densen, W. Kolisnyk and D. Wagner CAO, P. Simpson Absent with Notice: Councillors: L. Hutman and [...]

2019/10/12Local Interest

Elks / Royal Purple Open House – October 30, 2019

Submitted by: Jan Fawcett | Swan River Elks Lodge 384 Royal Purple Elks Lodge 185 OPEN HOUSE October 30, 2019 Elks Hall 8:00 – 9:30 pm Dessert & Coffee Elks of Canada “Membership is for EVERYONE” Looking for COMMUNITY MINDED INDIVIDUALS who would like to help out in the community, have fun, and meet new [...]

2019/10/11Local Interest

RCMP Presence to Continue At Swan Valley Schools

Swan Valley School Division Notice | This is just an update on the anonymous email threat that SVRSS received on Monday. As of this time there is no new information related to an escalation of any kind of the threat from the RCMP. The schools have been operating without incident and the students and staff [...]

2019/10/11Local Interest

Men Shed – October 17, 2019

MEN SHED Informational Meeting Thurs. October 17, 2019 2:00 pm Harley House 512 2nd St. N. Swan River A Modern Internationally recognized shared space version of a workshop benefiting the men involved and their communities. For more information call: Barry 204-614-0147 or 204-281-0274 “An organized meeting place for men to avoid isolation, find new opportunities [...]

2019/10/11Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 8, 2019

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture October 8, 2019 | Northwest Region Variable harvest conditions prevailed last week with cooler overnight temperatures (frost most mornings), intermittent showers fell, as well as some good harvest weather with temperatures hitting 20°C. The rain was mostly trace amounts with the exception of 15 to 20 mm [...]

2019/10/11Local Interest

Birch River Annual Craft Fair and Tea – October 26, 2019

Submitted by: Gwenda Wotton | Birch River Annual Craft Fair and Tea Hosted by Northern Neighbors Senior Citizens Club Sat. October 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Birch River Legion Hall Refreshments: chili and a bun, pie, coffee, tea, juice Luck -the -draw auction, 50/50 draw For more info or to book a table [...]

2019/10/10Local Interest

Jayme Giesbrecht Concert a Musical and Spiritual Blessing

Submitted by: Tobey Thiessen | One hundred people gathered at Temple Baptist on the evening of Saturday October 5, 2019 to enjoy the wonderful vocal talent of Jayme Giesbrecht from Winkler, MB. She was joined by band members Jonathan Alexiuk on keyboard and Jim Johnson on the drums, whose individual skills were both stellar. Jayme’s [...]

2019/10/10Local Interest

Bowsman Lions Pancake & Sausage Brunch – Nov 13, 2019

Submitted by: Keith Behrmann | Bowsman Lions Pancake & Sausage Brunch November 13, 2019 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Bowsman Legion Hall Proceeds to support diabetes research and education.

2019/10/09Local Interest

Community Gathers for Spirit of Reconciliation & Honour

Submitted by: Tanya Powell | It was a beautiful sunny day and many people joined us on the walk to support the Spirit of Reconciliation & Honour on October 4th 2019. We recognized three very important initiatives Missing and Murdered Women, Every Child Matters, and the Moose-hide Campaign. Thank you to all for attending and [...]

2019/10/09Local Interest

SV School Division Classes to Resume Wed. October 9

Swan Valley School Division Notice| We want to update you in regards to the email threat made at SVRSS on Monday October 7th. Out of an abundance of caution, the Division contacted the RCMP and took steps necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of students and staff. As with any matter involving the safety [...]

2019/10/08Local Interest

SV School Division Receives Threat – Schools Closed

Notice from Swan Valley School Division This afternoon there was an anonymous email threat sent to SVRSS to cause harm to students and staff at SVRSS. After receiving the threat RCMP were notified and came to SVRSS, the school was put on a hold and secure, and other school principals were notified of the threat. [...]

2019/10/07Local Interest

Square Dance Season Kicks Off

Submitted by: Lloyd Gilchrist | The Swan Valley Hoedowners kicked off the new season of square dancing on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Senior Centre in Swan River. More than two squares of enthusiastic dancers, both experienced and new, enjoyed the musical calling moves and instructions from caller Linda Gilchrist. Square dances are held [...]

2019/10/07Local Interest

Let’s bEAT Stigma: Chili Cook-Off – Oct. 11, 2019

Submitted by: Rod Seib | Parkland Mental Health Promotion Committee Let’s bEAT Stigma! Chili Cook-Off Fri. October 11, 2019 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Elbert Chartrand Friendship Centre Swan River Who makes the best Chili? You be the judge. Admission $2.00 Mental Wellness for All Mental Illness Awareness Week 2019

2019/10/06Local Interest

Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – August 20, 2019

Regular Meeting of the members of the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman, held in the Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 20th day of August, 2019 A.D. at 7:15 p.m. Present: Reeve; W. Pacamaniuk Councillors; G. Bartel, S. Walmsley, C. Densen, W. Kolisnyk and D. Wagner CAO, P. Simpson and ACAO, S. Hawkins Absent [...]

2019/10/06Local Interest

Vegetarian Cooking New Dates: Oct 24, Nov 4&18, 2019

Submitted by: David Ogram | Free Vegetarian Cooking Classes Thurs. October 24, 2019 Mon. November 4, 2019 Mon. November 18, 2019 7:00 pm each evening Basement Meeting Room Seventh-day Adventist Church CHANGE IN DATES The Vegetarian Cooking Class at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, previously announced for Monday, October 21, has been cancelled and rescheduled to [...]

2019/10/05Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – October 1, 2019

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture September 24, 2019 | Northwest Region Cool weather with intermittent rain showers during the week. Rainfall totalled 20 to 29 mm in the region with the exception of The Pas where there was only a trace amount of precipitation. The Northwest region had the first killing frost [...]

2019/10/05Local Interest

Minitonas United Church Fall Supper – November 3, 2019

Submitted by: Lucile Neufeld | Minitonas Knox United Church Fall Supper Minitonas Community Hall Sun. November 3, 2019 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults: $15 | 6-12: $6 5 and under – Free Take out meals: 204-281-3332

2019/10/03Local Interest

Over 300 Served at Durban Fall Supper

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | Durban Community Hall held their annual Fall supper on Sept 29, 2019. With the few weeks of prep time the community served up enough for over 300 full and satisfied customers. With all the great comments that were received we would like to thank all the volunteers who came out [...]

2019/10/02Local Interest

Full Day of Festivities at Wellman Lake United Church Camp

Submitted by: Lucile Neufeld | On Sunday, September 8, 2019 the United Churches of the Valley held their annual church services at Wellman Lake United Church Camp. It was a beautiful day to be at the lake to take part in the festivities. The morning started off with a pancake breakfast from 9:00 am to [...]

2019/10/01Local Interest