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Benito Annual Fireman’s Supper – February 26, 2017

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk Benito Volunteer Fire Department invites you to the Annual Fireman’s Supper Sun. February 26, 2017 Benito Rec Centre 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Prime Rib Cooked and Served by Benito Premium Meats $18 per plate – 12 years and up $15 per plate – 11 years and down Chinese Auction Everyone [...]

2017/01/31Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – December 13, 2016

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 December, 2016 at 5:35 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 29, 2016

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 29th day of November, 2016 at 7:12 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Delegations; [...]

2017/01/21Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – November 8, 2016

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 8th day of November, 2016 at 7:20 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/19Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 25, 2016

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 25th day of October, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2017/01/17Local Interest

Benito Dump Attendant Shack Burned Down

ValleyBiz Story | A spokesperson from the Municipality of Swan Valley West informed ValleyBiz that the attendant’s shack at the Benito Landfill had been vandalized and burned down. The burned building was discovered by the landfill attendant on Friday December 2, 2016. “It appears this has happened since the dump was last open on Monday [...]

2016/12/06Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 28, 2016

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 28, 2016 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO

2016/12/04Local Interest

Municipality Rebukes Fear Mongering by Local Broadcaster

Media Release Submitted by: Swan Valley West | Earlier yesterday (November 29th [2016]) two of the more reputable media outlets in the Swan River Valley asked the Municipality of Swan Valley West if the municipal water supply in the LUD (local urban district) of Benito was safe. The answer was and is an unequivocal YES. [...]

2016/11/30Local Interest

No Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Benito

ValleyBiz Story | Rumors are flying after concerns about the safety of the Benito Municipal water supply were raised over social media yesterday (November 28, 2016), citing staffing issues at the water plant. In a statement to ValleyBiz, David Minish, Media Spokesperson for the Municipality of Swan Valley West, said,”There is no concern as to [...]

2016/11/29Local Interest

Swan Valley School Division Minutes – November 14, 2016

Swan Valley School Division Executive Summary of the November 16, 2016 Regular Board Meeting Submitted by: Tim Mendel Superintendent/CEO 1. The Board approved the transportation request for two students from Saskatchewan to attend Benito School. This is part of the Interprovincial Agreement. 2. The Board was informed that a request for additional space was being [...]

2016/11/20Local Interest

Local Winners in Poster Contest at Manitoba Level

ValleyBiz.ca | Two students from Benito were recognized for having the first and second place winning entries in the 2015-2016 Manitoba State level of the Knights of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Poster Contest. Click any picture for a larger version. Rachel Negrave (left) won 1st Prize for the Alcohol Division Age 12-14 and Anika Badowski [...]

2016/11/09Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – October 11, 2016

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 11th day of October, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2016/11/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 27, 2016

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 September, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely Administrative Assistant; Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2016/11/06Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – September 13, 2016

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 September, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Written Notice: Reeve; [...]

2016/11/05Local Interest

Benito Ladies Auxiliary Thankful for Support at Craft Sale

Submitted by: Jacee Zbirun | The Benito Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who came out to support their first annual Fall Craft Sale. Hope to see everyone next year! Click any picture for a larger version.

2016/11/04Local Interest

Education a Common Theme at Pre-budget Consultation

ValleyBiz Story | On Friday, October 11, 2016 Finance Minister Cameron Friesen was in Swan River to host a public, pre-budget consultation from 5pm to 7pm at the Westwood Inn. Local MLA Rick Wowchuk acted as the moderator for the evening. Click any picture for a larger version. Pre-consultation meetings are taking place in several [...]

2016/10/25Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – August 23, 2016

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 August, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely Administrative Assistant; Cheryle Zbirun Absent with [...]

2016/10/16Local Interest

Benito Fall Craft Sale – October 29, 2016

Submittec by: Jacee Zbirun | Ladies Auxiliary Fall Craft Sale Sat. October 29, 2016 10am to 3pm Benito Legion Hall Chili & A Bun Lunch Table rental $12 or $15 with electrical plug-in Please contact: Cheryle @539-2574 Cora @ 539-2357, or Isabel @ 539-2584

2016/10/09Local Interest

Cozy Afternoon at CNIB Tea & Bake Sale

Submitted by: Jacee Zbirun | The CNIB Tea and Bake sale was a cozy place to go on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Benito. Delicious desserts and great company made this a worth while community event a success! Click any picture for a larger version. Winners of the hampers were Mary Harness and Linda McCrea. [...]

2016/09/29Local Interest

CNIB Tea & Bake Sale – September 24, 2016

Submitted by: Jaci Zbirun CNIB Tea & Bake Sale Sat. September 24, 2016 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Benito Legion Hall Door Prizes Hampers 50/50 Draw

2016/09/22Local Interest

Perfect Riding Weather for Blue Sky Team Penning Jackpot

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Arena wrapped up their season this past weekend with a trail ride on Saturday, September 10, 2016 and a team cattle penning jackpot on Sunday, September 11, 2016. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictures by Carmi Hrabarchuk an Michelle Buck Saturday’s ride started and ended [...]

2016/09/14Local Interest

Trail Ride and Penning Jackpot – September 10 & 11, 2016

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Team Penning club is hosting a trail ride and team penning jackpot on September 10 and 11, 2016 at their arena south of Benito. Trail Ride Saturday’s trail ride leaves from the arena grounds at 11 am and includes lunch on the trail. The trail is suitable [...]

2016/09/07Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 26, 2016

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 26th day of July, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior [...]

2016/08/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – July 12, 2016

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 12th day of July, 2016 at 7:10 p.m. Present: Deputy Reeve; Terry Neely Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with [...]

2016/07/30Local Interest

Wide Selection, Big Bargains at Benito Library Garage Sale

Submitted by: Benito Library | Benito Library once again held a very successful garage sale. Bargain hunters from near and far came to check out the huge amount of items. Click any picture for a larger version. Thanks to all the people who donated such great items. There was exercise equipment, silver, crystal, antiques, dishes, [...]

2016/07/28Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 28, 2016

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 28th day of June, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Notice: Carrie [...]

2016/07/24Local Interest

Benito Library Garage Sale & BBQ – July 23, 2016

Submitted by: Gloria Stesenko | Gigantic Garage Sale Sat. July 23, 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Benito Library Multipurpose Room BBQ Fundraiser 11:00 am – 2:00 pm $5 per person Sitting area next to Library Something for everyone … Exercise Equipment Antiques Collectibles Dishes Toys & Games Electronics Jewelry Small Appliances Purses … and [...]

2016/07/13Local Interest

Benito Marks Canada Day With Day Long Celebration

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito celebrated Canada Day 2016 with a full day of events. The day kicked off with a fantastic pancake breakfast hosted by the Benito Volunteer Firefighters Association. Click any picture for a larger version. At times the wait was a bit long, but in the end very worth the time [...]

2016/07/04Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – June 14, 2016

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 14th day of June, 2016 at 7:05 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent [...]

2016/07/03Local Interest

Swan Valley Projects Receive Over $30,000 in Grants

Government of Manitoba Media Release | The Community Places program is marking 30 years of supporting recreational and cultural facilities across Manitoba by providing nearly $3.6 million in grants to projects championed by non-profit and community-led organizations, Indigenous and Municipal Relations Minister Eileen Clarke announced today. “Over the last three decades, Community Places has helped [...]

2016/06/30Local Interest

James Wells Robson Donation Recognition – July 1, 2016

Submitted by: Municipality of Swan Valley West | Please Join Us for the unveiling of the James Wells Robson Commemorative Scroll July 1, 2016 at 11 A.M. Benito and District Recreation Complex Main Doors As we pay tribute to the Late James Wells Robson, in honor of his donation of land for our recreational site.

2016/06/29Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – May 24, 2016

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 on this 24th day of May, 2016 at 7:10 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Terry Neely, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon [...]

2016/06/26Local Interest

Benito Canada Day Celebrations – July 1, 2016

Submitted by: Leigh Osatchuk | Benito Canada Day Celebrations Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am – 11:00 am at The Rec Centre ALL DAY FUN 8 Team Slowpitch Tournament 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Kids Bouncy Castle & Activities 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Gymkhana 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm 55+ Horseshoe Tournament 1:00 pm Open [...]

2016/06/15Local Interest

Association for Community Living Holds 55th Annual AGM

Submitted by: Carla Dixon | The Association for Community Living – Swan River held their 55th Annual General Meeting at the Westwood Inn on Tuesday, June 07, 2016. Click any picture for a larger version. Approximately fifty-five people enjoyed the luncheon which was catered by the Westwood Inn at 12 PM with the meeting beginning [...]

2016/06/10Local Interest

Judy and Randy Schneider Win Award for Country Yard

Submitted by: Gloria Stesenko | At the annual banquet of the Manitoba Good Roads Association, Bob Omeniuk, MGRA Board Member presented the Rebeck Shield to winners Judy and Randy Schneider of Benito for Best Country Non-Farm Home Grounds – District 5 Photo credit: Sandy Black Click any picture for a larger version.

2016/06/08Local Interest

Blue Sky Arena Trial Ride and Penning Jackpot

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Arena celebrated the May long weekend with a trail ride on Saturday, May 21, 2016 and a team cattle penning jackpot on Sunday. Saturday’s ride started and ended at the Blue Sky Arena south of Benito, MB. Click any picture for a larger version. Eighteen riders and [...]

2016/05/25Local Interest

Blue Sky Arena Trail Ride and Jackpot – May 21 & 22, 2016

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | Blue Sky Arena Team Penners in Benito Annual Spring Trail Ride Sat. May 21, 2016 Team Penning Jackpot Sun. May 22, 2016 Annual Spring Trail Ridee The trail ride departs at 12 noon from the Blue Sky Arena south of Benito, and ½ mile west of the junction of highways [...]

2016/05/20Local Interest

4H Pancake Breakfast a Huge Success

Submitted by: Shannon Fullerton | On Saturday, May 14, 2016 it was a beautiful, crisp morning to enjoy delicious, fluffy pancakes, sausage patties and great conversation. Click any picture for a larger version. We had excellent support from many High School Rodeo contestants, parents and Swan Valley community members. This event was hosted by the [...]

2016/05/18Local Interest

Vesselli Dance Club Showcase Skill and Love of Dance

Submitted by: Jackie Spencer | The Benito Vesselli Dance Club celebrated their 34th year of dancing at their year end concert with approximately 200 guests in attendance. Click any picture for a larger version. Guests were greeted at the door with live entertainment from Bill Macooh and Les Rolsky. The club’s 26 dancers started off [...]

2016/05/16Local Interest

RCMP Seek Public Assistance in Theft from Benito Area

RCMP Media Release | Swan River RCMP Detachment and Manitoba Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s assistance with solving the following incident: Between the dates of March 26, 2016 and March 29th, 2016 in the rural area of Benito, rims, tires and LED lights were stolen from a Ford Pickup truck. The LED lights fit [...]

2016/05/11Local Interest

Benito Vesselli Dance Year End Concert – May 14, 2016

Submitted by: Jackie Spencer | Benito Vesselli Dance Club 34th Annual Year End Concert Sat. May 14, 2016 2:00 pm Doors open at 1:30 pm Benito Recreation Centre Tickets available at the door $10 per person $8 (6-12 years) 5 and under Free Appetizer Buffet Live Entertainment – Les Rolsky & Bill Macooh Lucky Draw [...]

2016/05/10Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – April 6, 2016

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 on this 6th day of April, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with [...]

2016/05/08Local Interest

Good Turn Out at the Air Cadet Pancake Brunch

Submitted by: Barbara Lewis | Sunday, May 1, 2016 the 519 Swan Valley Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron had a pancake brunch at the Swan River Museum from 11 am to 2 pm as a fund raiser. Click any picture for a larger version. Proceeds go towards a trip to Europe in 2018, visiting Great [...]

2016/05/05Local Interest

Sally Yunick Receives Volunteer Award

ValleyBiz Story | Sally Yunick was the recent recipient of a Community Futures Parkland Volunteer Award in recognition of her volunteering spirit within the community. Click picture for a larger version. The award was presented at the Benito and Area Drop In Centre on April 21, 2016 by Tom Barnett from Community Futures Parkland in [...]

2016/04/26Local Interest

Swan Valley West – March 22, 2016

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 on this 22nd day of March, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, David Minish, Terry Neely CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with Prior Notice: [...]

2016/04/16Local Interest

Blue Sky Team Penning Club AGM Highlights

Submitted by: Michelle Buck | The Blue Sky Team Penning Club held their Annual General Meeting on March 18, 2016 at the home of Stan and Sharon Foster, Benito, MB. File photo. Click for a larger version. Here are the AGM highlights: 1. Membership fees will remain unchanged at $80/person for the season or $15/day [...]

2016/04/14Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – March 9, 2016

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 on this 9th day of March, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster. David Minish, Terry Neely, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon [...]

2016/04/09Local Interest

NDP Commit to Swan Valley Education & Infrastructure

ValleyBiz Story | On Saturday, April 2, 2016 NDP Leader Greg Selinger announced that Today’s NDP will build a new, stand-alone construction shops building at Swan Valley Regional Secondary School (SVRSS). Click any picture for a larger version. “By building state-of-the-art training facilities in schools, young people can learn the skills they need to get [...]

2016/04/06Local Interest

Great Support for Alyx Zbirun Medical Benefit

Submitted by: Kim Pierce | A soup and sandwich medical benefit was held in Benito on April 3, 2016 for Alyx Zbirun, daughter of Byron and Cheryle Zbirun. We served 215 people, the atmosphere at the Legion hall was great even though the weather wasn’t. Click any picture for a larger version. Thank you to [...]

2016/04/05Local Interest

Swan Valley West Minutes – February 23, 2016

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 on this 23rd day of February, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Present: Reeve; Verne Scouten Councillors; Carrie Blosha, Brian Burick, Glen Foster, David Minish, Stan Potten CAO; Carolyn Gordon Absent with [...]

2016/04/02Local Interest