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Grants Awarded With Matching From Build 150

Grants Awarded With Matching From Build 150

Director Rod Veitch of the Rivers and Area Community Foundation presents Rivers Legion Ladies Auxiliary member Marguerite Lapka-Woytowich with a cheque for $1,000 and a matching Build 150 grant of $1,000 towards a new commercial refrigerator for the auxiliary kitchen....

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Wahtopanah Shore Clean Up

Wahtopanah Shore Clean Up

Ross Lindberg, Mavis White, Jim Madder and Chic Lindberg present Ed MacKay a cheque for $1,000 from the Bill and Helen Sibbald Legacy Fund with a matching Build 150 grant of $1,000 towards their project of cleaning up the environment at the beach at Lake Wahtopanah at...

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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...

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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...

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First Ever RACF Grant/Fundraising Gala

First Ever RACF Grant/Fundraising Gala

Pictured in the main photo (left) is Kim McConnell, our guest speaker. On the right is Susan Citulsky accepting a grant for the Rivers Train Station Restoration Committee from RACF Director, Ian Dyer. Rivers and Area Community Foundation (RACF) held its first-ever...

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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...

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Students’ green efforts garner national honour

Students’ green efforts garner national honour

RIVERS — Daniel Kiazyk laughs as he recalls the shock on the face of local councillors when two of his students stood in front of Riverdale council and asked for an excavator. The councillors were impressed, Kiazyk said, of the well-articulated pitch from two of his...

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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...

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