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Co-op Donates $30K for Outdoor Entertainment Shelter

Swan Valley Co-op Media Release | Co-op is helping to build a place for everyone in Swan River, MB., with funding for the Swan River Valley Agricultural Society. The Co-op Community Spaces Program is providing $30,000 to help build an outdoor entertainment shelter at the agricultural society’s fairgrounds. The permanent structure replaces a temporary shelter [...]

2018/06/17Local Interest

Fresh Baked Goodness at Benito Down Home Tea

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | A big thank you to all that came out to the Down Home Tea and Bake Sale last Saturday, June 9, 2018. We had a great time trying all the freshly baked biscuits, muffins, jams and jellies!

2018/06/15Local Interest

Benito Women’s Auxiliary Tea & Bake Sale – June 9, 2018

Submitted by: Cheryle Zbirun | Benito Women’s Auxiliary Down Home Tea & Bake Sale Sat. June 9, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Benito Legion Hall Come on Down for biscuits, Scones, Muffins and Momma’s Homemade Jelly. 50/50 Draw Hamper Door Prize Bake Sale Draws made at 3:15 pm

2018/06/07Local Interest

Manitoba Agriculture Crop Report – May 22, 2018

Northwest Region Crop Report Prepared by: Manitoba Agriculture May 22, 2018 | Northwest Region Warmer weather and limited precipitation this past week resulted in good seeding progress. There was some rainfall in the southernmost part of the region with upwards of 22 mm in the Inglis area and 15 mm around Ste. Rose. The remainder [...]

2018/05/26Local Interest

Swan Valley Recreation Summer 2018 Programs

Submitted by: Patti Henkelman | Swan Valley District Recreation Commission Summer 2018 Programs Registration begins June 5, 2018 Call 204-734-4119, or 204-734-3847, or Stop by the Aquatic Centre Playground Program July 3 – August 10 1:00 – 4:00 pm Kids born 2006 – 2012 $20/week $100/summer $6 drop in fee   Swan River Daycamp #1 [...]

2018/05/25Local Interest

Wonderful Turnout at 2nd Annual High Tea

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | We all had a lovely day at Benito Legion hall on Saturday May 12, 2018 as we celebrated Mothers day with our 2nd annual High tea! It was a wonderful turn out and everyone enjoyed the Mini Pavlovas and Dainty sandwiches along with the huge assortment on the bake table. [...]

2018/05/18Local Interest

Kobzar Church 85th Anniversary – May 19, 2018

Submitted by: Donna Krochak | Kobzar Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension Kobzar Church 85th Anniversary May 19, 2018 9:30 am (Sask time) 2018 is a special year for Kobzar Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Holy Ascension. It is the 100th anniversary of the Ukrainian Orthodox of Canada, and the 85th anniversary of Kobzar Church. Please [...]

2018/05/10Local Interest

Badminton Team Brings Home a Title and Great Experience

Pictured above: Mixed Doubles Medallists Silver – Steinbach, Gold – Swan Valley, Bronze – Vincent Massey (Winnipeg) Submitted by Craig Zamzow | On May 4-5 Vincent Massey High School in Brandon hosted the MHSAA Badminton Provincials with 32 teams qualifying in each category. Girls Singles Grade 11 student Rachel Negrave, in her second Provincials, had [...]

2018/05/08Local Interest

Mothers Day High Tea – May 12, 2018

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | Benito Women’s Auxiliary invites you to their 2nd Annual Mothers Day High Tea Sat. May 12, 2018 2 pm to 3:30 pm at Benito Legion Hall In Celebration of Mothers, Grandmothers, Sisters, Aunts, Daughters, Grand daughters & Friends. 50/50 Draw, Door Prize, and Bake Sale. Draws made at 3:15. Feel [...]

2018/05/07Local Interest

“SOON—SPRING BLOSSOMS!” Community Band Concert

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater, PR & Communications | On Wednesday, 2 May 2018 in the SVRSS Cafeteria, the Swan Valley Community Band had their 24th Spring Concert, performing for over 65 people. After enjoying the Concert, everyone was treated to refreshments. With a constant membership of around 30 to 35, the Band continues to entertain, [...]

2018/05/07Local Interest

Standing Room Only at Judy Schneider’s Retirement

Submitted by: Lynda Parsons | On Thursday April 26, 2018 SVCU celebrated with Judy Schneider of our Benito Branch as she said goodbye to staff and new and established members alike. It was standing room only as over 100 valley residents and SVCU members gathered to share cake, coffee and 34 years of memories as [...]

2018/04/30Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – April 13, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 13th day of April, 2018 at 7:05 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha Brian Burick Glen Foster David Minish Terry Neely Irwin Steen Interim-Acting [...]

2018/04/21Local Interest

Judy Schneider Retirement Celebration – April 26, 2018

Submitted by: Swan Valley Credit Union Judy Schneider Congratulations on Your Retirement! Please join us at our Benito Branch Thurs. April 26, 2018 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm for cake and coffee as we celebrate Judy’s 34 year career in the financial industry.

2018/04/20Local Interest

Swan Valley Co-op Invests $3 million at Benito Ag Site

Swan Valley Co-op Media Release | Swan Valley Co-op is investing in an anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer storage facility at its Benito Ag Site. The facility will store approximately 800 metric tons of anhydrous ammonia fertilizer to supply to agricultural producers throughout the Swan Valley area. The capacity of this facility is 4.5 times the [...]

2018/04/17Local Interest

CFSV Celebrates Successful First Spring Granting Period

Pictured above: Community Foundation of Swan Valley Grant Recipients | Submitted Story | The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) held a granting night on April 12, 2018. A total of $15,000 in new grants were awarded to local community projects along with an additional $2,500 granted by the SVRSS Youth in Philanthropy group. While [...]

2018/04/16Local Interest

Generous Support for Roger Gauthier Fundraiser

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | Saturday April 14, 2018, at the Durban Community Hall, friends, neighbours and a lot of valley residents and businesses helped by supporting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for Roger Gauthier and family. With the amount of prizes that were donated for the auction it was nice to see all the businesses [...]

2018/04/16Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 27, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 27th day of March, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Absent: With prior [...]

2018/04/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 13, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 13th day of March, 2018 at 7:04 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Irwin Steen Absent: with prior [...]

2018/04/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West – February 27, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 27th day of February, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Irwin Steen Interim-Acting CAO: Betty [...]

2018/04/07Local Interest

Fantastic Presentation by Benito Vesselli Dance Club

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Vesselli Dance Club held their 36th Annual Concert on March 10, 2018. Family and friends, along with spectators from the community gathered in the Benito School Gym to enjoy the fantastic presentation put on by the dancers. The entire club kicked off the show with the Privyt – [...]

2018/03/13Local Interest

March 5, 2018 Buses Cancelled, Rural Schools Closed

Swan Valley School Division Public Notice March 5, 2018| Due to hazardous winter conditions all buses are cancelled. As well, schools in Benito, Birch River, Bowsman and Minitonas will be closed today. Schools in the Town of Swan River will remain open.

2018/03/05Local Interest

Over 250 Served at Benito Firemen’s Association Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk |The Annual Benito Firemen’s Association Supper held at the Benito Rec Centre on Sunday Feb. 25, 2018 was a huge success. The volunteer firefighters and their families hosted the Swan Valley and surrounding area for a terrific meal. Community members showed their support by either cooking turkeys or donating supper items [...]

2018/03/01Local Interest

Benito Vesselli Dance Concert – March 10, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Vesselli Dance Concert Desserts and Refreshments Sat. March 10, 2018 1:30 pm Benito School Gymnasium Adults $10 Students $8 6 and under Free Everyone Welcome!

2018/02/23Local Interest

Busy Week at Benito Recreation Complex

Pictured above: 1st in the 1st Event Winners sponsored by the J.A Lyons Memorial Trophy. Presenter Tom Lyons congratulates Skip Neil Watkins, Third Marty Anderson, Second Carter Watkins and Lead Karter Meyn Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The Benito Recreation Complex was a busy place this past week. On February 13-18, 2018, the Complex hosted [...]

2018/02/20Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 23, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 23rd day of January, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Absent: With prior written notice: Reeve William Galloway Councillor Irwin Steen Present: Deputy Reeve Brian Burick Councillors: Carrie [...]

2018/02/18Local Interest

Benito Annual Firemen’s Supper – February 25, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Firemen’s Association invites you to the Annual Firemen’s Supper Sun. February 25, 2018 Benito Rec. Centre 4:00 – 6:00 pm $15/plate- 12 years and older $10/plate – 11 years and younger 5 and under FREE Turkey, Ham, Potato, Salads, Dessert, Beverages Chinese Auction Everyone Welcome Proceeds from supper will [...]

2018/02/12Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – January 9, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba, this 9th day of January, 2018 at 7:03 p.m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim-Acting [...]

2018/02/10Local Interest

Benito 11th Annual Open Mixed Bonspiel: Feb 13-18, 2018

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito 11th Annual Open Mixed Bonspiel February 13-18, 2018 4 Events – Pick a Prize $140 Entry Fee / Rink Saturday Banquet Included Contact: Rick or Lenore – 539-2811 Scott – 539-2667 (daytime) Entry Deadline: Feb. 11, 2018

2018/02/08Local Interest

Jazz Retreat & Improv Workshop Benefits Local Students

Pictured above: Clinicians perform during the final Jazz concert. ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley School Division (SVSD) Band Council held their Sixth Annual SVSD Jazz Retreat and Improvisation Workshop on January 19 – 20, 2018. Students from across the Valley worked with esteemed music educator Graydon Cramer (drums) from Brandon, Kyle Wedlake (tenor saxophone) [...]

2018/02/06Local Interest

Great Evening of Dancing At Benito Ukrainian New Year’s

Submitted by: Dave Statkewich | The Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper and Dance on January 13, 2018 at the Benito Rec Centre dance was well attended despite the cold weather. Supper was preceded by some carols in English and Ukrainian. Grace was then offered by father Warren from Kamsack. We fed approximately 200 people for [...]

2018/01/17Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 30, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 30th day of November 2017 at 7:45 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2018/01/06Local Interest

Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper/Dance – January 13, 2018

Submitted by: Dave Statkewich | Ukrainian New Year’s Eve Supper and Dance January 13, 2018 Happy Hour 6:00 pm Supper 7:00 pm Benito Rec Centre The Old Country Lads, entertainment (Benito Ukrainian dancers) and general dance to follow. The dance is in support of the Benito Knights of Columbus and the Benito rec board. Tickets [...]

2018/01/05Local Interest

Community Foundation Provides a Legacy of Benefits

Corey Grandfield with the SVRSS Varsity Hockey Team receiving a grant for hockey jerseys. Submitted Story | The Community Foundation of Swan Valley (CFSV) held their annual granting night on December 7, 2017. “We are here tonight to harvest the fruits of philanthropy in the Swan River Valley,” said CFSV Board Chair Lorne Henkelman. Since [...]

2017/12/13Local Interest

Community Band Entertainins at Annual Christmas Concert

Submitted by: Jayne Leadbeater | Entertainment was the Theme for this year’s Christmas Concert of the Swan Valley Community Band on December 5, 2017, with performances from the Band, a Quintet, and a Solo. Brass Qunitet “Tarnished Brass” Kevin Salmi, Jayne Leadbeater, Julie Kooistra, Kim Kosokowski, David Gnida Rick Houle performing his Solo–”Wooden Heart” About [...]

2017/12/11Local Interest

Benito Christmas Tea & Bake Sale – December 9, 2017

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | Benito Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Tea & Bake Sale December 9, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Benito Legion Hall Door Prize and 50/50 Draw Draws made at 3:15 pm

2017/12/04Local Interest

Benito Craft and Trade Show Going Strong after 20 Years

Pictured above: Bill Woytkiw and his son were 1st in line for Martha Verhoek’s peanut butter squares while Rose Chernenkoff dropped off her baking at the United Church table. Submitted by: Karen Gade | The balmy temperatures encouraged shoppers to attend one of the most successful Benito United Church Craft and Trade Show’s on Sat, [...]

2017/12/04Local Interest

Supper Raises Money to Expand Benito Daycare

Submitted by: Meghan Rose | The Benito Child Care Center board, staff and parents would like to thank all who attended our fundraiser supper and auction on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The generosity of local businesses was seen in the wide variety of auction items sold during the evening. Many local valley businesses also donated [...]

2017/11/20Local Interest

Benito Craft and Trade Show – December 2, 2017

Submitted by: Karen Gade | Benito United Church Annual Craft & Trade Show Soul & Sandwich Lunch Sat. December 2, 2017 10 am – 2 pm Benito Rec Centre Returning: Kyla’s Kitchen, Avon, Norwex, Epicure, Young Living, UrbanAlloy/Scentsy, Tupperware, Lavish, Vesna Ladies, Mary Kay, Quilting with Karma, Skylers Cookies, KD Cloths/Parkland Jewelry, Thirty-One, SudsnSuch, Wreaths [...]

2017/11/11Local Interest

Benito Child Care Centre Supper – November 18, 2017

Submitted by: Meghan Rose | Benito Child Care Center Fundraiser Supper & Auction November 18, 2017 5:00pm to 7:00pm Benito Rec Center Railway Ave. We would like to invite everyone to come and enjoy a delicious Turkey supper with Ukrainian side dishes. We will be having a silent auction, with a Live auction to follow [...]

2017/11/08Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 24, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 24th day of October 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2017/11/04Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Discusses School Closures

ValleyBiz Story | The Swan Valley School Division (SVSD) is facing some difficult challenges. Citing declining divisional enrollment, schools operating under capacity and a reduction in provincial funding, the school board has indicated significant changes will be necessary to improve the “possibility of long term viability of the SVSD”. “We feel as a board that [...]

2017/11/02Local Interest

Close to 300 attend Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | The 5th Annual Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper was a great success as the Fireman served and fed close to 300 hungry supporters. Neighboring communities with volunteer services were also in attendance to show their support and appreciation of the work these men and women do. Over and above the ticket [...]

2017/10/31Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 10, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 10th day of October 2017 at 7:04 p.m. Present: Reeve: William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen Interim [...]

2017/10/29Local Interest

Homemade Treats at Benito Fall Tea

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun | Big thank you to the community for coming out and supporting the Ladies Auxiliaries Fall Tea and Bake Sale at the Benito Legion hall. We hoped all who came enjoyed the warm homemade biscuits and muffins!

2017/10/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 26, 2017

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 this 26th day of September 2017 at 7:02 p. m. Present: Reeve William Galloway Councillors: Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely, Irwin Steen [...]

2017/10/28Local Interest

Benito Ladies Auxiliary Tea & Bake Sale – October 21, 2017

Submitted by: Cheryle Zbirun | Benito Ladies Auxiliary Tea & Bake Sale Sat. October 21, 2017 Benito Legion Hall 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Come on Down for biscuits, Scones, Muffins and Momma’s Homemade Jelly 50/50 Draw, Hampers Door Prize, Bake Sale Draws made @ 3:15

2017/10/19Local Interest

Benito United Church Fall Supper – October 22, 2017

Submitted by: Kevin Sprong | Benito United Church Fall Supper October 22, 2017 5:00 pm Benito Rec Centre Adults $15 12 and Under $10 Preschool Free

2017/10/18Local Interest

Town of Swan River Minutes – September 5, 2017

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Friesen, Whyte, Jacobson, Moriaux, Delaurier and Sakal present.   1 Call to order 2 Adoption of Agenda Resolution No: 2017.430 Moved By: David Moriaux Seconded By: Jason Delaurier RESOLVED that the Agenda for the [...]

2017/10/07Local Interest

Crash Course for Beginning Band Students

Submitted by: Mark Matejka | Pictures by ValleyBiz The Swan Valley Band Directors once again joined forces to hold the SVSD’s annual Beginner Band Workshop on Sept. 29-30, 2017. This opportunity is annually offered at no cost to parents and students, thanks to the Swan Valley Band Booster Parents’ fundraising. There were about 39 beginning [...]

2017/10/06Local Interest

Benito Fireman’s Steak Supper – October 28, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Fireman’s Association Hosts the 5th Annual Fireman’s Steak Supper Sat. October 28, 2017 Benito Rec Centre 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (steaks served until 7pm) Advance Tickets Only $20 per ticket Supper includes: steak, baked potato, salad, dessert, Coffee, juice Tickets available from any Fire Department member or at [...]

2017/10/04Local Interest