Town of Neepawa receiving funding

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

The Neepawa Banner

Earlier this year, Neepawa was one of three Manitoba communities to receive funding under a federal government program to help attract and retain foreign direct investment. Invest Canada- Community Initiatives (ICCI) provided $132,180 in funding to Economic Development Winnipeg, the Beausejour Brokenhead Development Corporation and the Town of Neepawa. 

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Breaking down the silos

By Vern May

Minnedosa & Area Community Development Corporation

Do you know how many good things are being planned in your community right now? Chances are there are meetings – or work stemming from meetings – taking place and you don’t even know it. As a result, maybe you have in mind to strike a committee or get a group together to address a community need, not knowing that someone else is already working on it.

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This year's Heart and Stroke campaign a success

By Jean Borchardt

On March 18, Pauline Zygadlo and myself met with Catherine Newham, coordinator for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, to give our report on this year’s successful Heart & Stroke Campaign. We raised $3,790.70. 

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Neepawa Fine Arts Festival award winners

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Piano Grade Trophies

• Grade 1: Emma Gale

• Grade 2: Claire Tominiko

• Grade 3: Bryce Kwiatkowski

• Grade 4: Talia Iwanchysko

• Grade 5: Toni Koshowski

• Grade 6: Sam Kerkowich

• Grade 7: Oksana Iwanchysko

• Grade 8: Brooklyn Otto

• Grade 10: Graeme Chapman

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BPCU has steady year

By Ken Waddell

The Neepawa Banner

Keeping it simple and staying the course seemed to be the main message at the Beautiful Plains Credit Union Annual General meeting last week. Judging by past meetings, the AGM supper was predictable with a beef supper, door prizes and an election by acclamation and oh, yes, a financial statement. The statements presented by Manager Gord Sylvester showed  a profit of over half a million dollars on assets that have now climbed to almost $104 million.

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