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Inaugural Youth in Philanthropy Grants Presentation

Inaugural Youth in Philanthropy Grants Presentation

The inaugural “ Youth in Philanthropy Grants” were given out at Rivers Collegiate, by the students of newly formed Youth in Philanthropy Committee. This was a project started between the Thomas Sill Foundation and the Rivers and Area Community Foundation to engage...
MLA Greg Nesbitt Announces aid for new Daycare

MLA Greg Nesbitt Announces aid for new Daycare

MLA Greg Nesbitt announced that the Province of Manitoba and the Federal Government would be providing $900,000.00 towards the construction of the urgently needed Riverdale Community Daycare. This will mean the construction of the 32 space daycare, 8 infants and 24...
Comets Team up with Foundation with Winning Results

Comets Team up with Foundation with Winning Results

The past few seasons have been very busy for the Rivers Comets. Four years ago the team didn’t exist and had no diamond to play on. Finding players was the easy part, building a field would prove more challenging. While there was a footprint at the fairgrounds of the...
Prairie Crocus Library Renovates with RACF Assistance

Prairie Crocus Library Renovates with RACF Assistance

For the past couple of years Prairie Crocus Library has been focused on basic interior improvements. Although a couple of major projects are needed within the building including painting and new flooring, we have come up with smaller projects that have been attainable...
Clack Family Heritage Museum

Clack Family Heritage Museum

Last month The Clack Family Heritage Museum received a grant from the Rivers and Area Community Foundation in the amount of $1250 to be used towards restoration of the buildings. Combined with a grant of $1,000 from RACF in 2015 and a grant from the Brandon Community...
Rivers Female Jets Score Big with Foundation

Rivers Female Jets Score Big with Foundation

This fall Rivers Minor Hockey was the lucky recipient of a $1000 grant from Rivers & Area Community Foundation. This money was used to purchase a set of jerseys for Rivers Minor Hockey’s first ever all girls atom team. The 2016/2017 season is a big one for...