Small donations add up to big support for cancer care

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Photo by Jessica Morton
(Left to right) On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Brenda Harbour of Your Dollar Store with More gave a cheque for $310 to the Cancer Care Manitoba team manager Jocelyn Scheper. That amount was raised through a draw held at the store between Sept. 25 - Oct. 25, where customers could buy a $2 ticket for a chance to win a cancer survivor purple toy tractor. The winner of the draw was Andrea Ferguson. The proceeds will go toward the ongoing betterment of the program.

KidZone provides a place for kids to play and grow

Miranda Leybourne

Kids who are looking for something fun to do in Neepawa on Friday evenings need look no further than Calvary Chapel’s dynamic KidZone program, which runs every Friday night from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Hazel M. Kellington (HMK) School gymnasium.
Sandra Unger, who volunteers with the program, says that in the fall of 2016, the program, which started for children in Kindergarten to Grade 4, was extended to include children in Grade 5 as well.

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Rural council clips - Dec. 2, 2017


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Council clips RM of Oakview, Nov. 20:  A request for a load or two of rocks in Ward 3 was brought to the attention of Council. The Rapid City truck needed a new ignition module; work required on the gravel truck was discussed.

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Out of Helen's kitchen - Phillipines

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Photo from Neepawa Banner & Press Archives
This is the 2014 New Years Baby, Gabriel Caleb David. He was born on Wednesday, January 3 at 11:40 p.m. Proud parents are Michael and Teresita David with big brother Gian Luis standing to the left. The baby was this families first Canadian born child and he was 52 centimeters, weighing 8 pounds.

Helen Drysdale
Neepawa Banner & Press

August 22, 2011, Jack Layton, Leader of the NDP passes away of cancer and is given a state funeral.
In 2012 alone, over 32,000 new Canadian Permanent Residents came to Canada from the Philippines, working hard to bring their hopes and dreams to realization. Immigration Minister Christine Melnick said, “The increased number of Filipinos coming to Manitoba is a source of pride for all in the province.”

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Harvest Hoedown



Photos by Micah Waddell
Sellers came from all over in Manitoba for the annual Harvest Hoedown Simmental sale in Neepawa.

Micah Waddell
Neepawa Banner & Press

The Harvest Hoedown Simmental sale at the Beautiful Plains Agricultural Centre received a good turnout from the cattle community on Nov. 27. It was the 23rd of its kind bringing people  from as far as Alberta to see what Manitoba has to offer, it really was a great event.

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