McDonald’s gives back

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Pictured from left: BPCF members Kate Jackman-Atkinson and Shelley Graham, McDonald’s Supervisor Ross Sheard and BPCF Treasurer Ian Thomson

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner & Press

From Friday, Oct. 12 to Sunday, Oct. 14, McDonald’s in Neepawa had a grand opening celebration for their new double lane drive-thru. McDonald’s took the opportunity to not only give back to its customers, but also to the community.

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Neepawa Rotary Club to hold annual TV auction

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Rotary members worked hard presenting auction items at the 2017 Rotary Auction. On right, Rotary member and NACTV volunteer Ivan Traill is on camera.

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Bidders, get ready for the 18th annual live TV auction on NACTV. This year, the event is airing on Thursday, Nov. 15, beginning at 6:00pm. Rotary will auction off hundreds of prizes during this major fundraiser to raise money for the different projects within the community and internationally that the club supports.

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Fundraising for furry friends

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Crimson is just one of the kittens who could be at ArtsForward for a meet and greet on Nov. 9.

By Kira Paterson

Neepawa Banner & Press

Winter is coming and with it, the rising need for warm homes for stray felines. Cats TNR & Rescue is preparing for the coming onslaught by hosting Feline Frenzy at ArtsForward on Friday, Nov. 9 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

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New signs highlight Neepawa-Langford Trail

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Represenatives with Neepawa Tourism presented the new sign at Riverbend Park highlighting the Neepawa-Langford section of The Great Trail. Pictured from left are Neepawa Tourism members John Drinkwater, Marilyn Crewe, Lindsay McLaughlin, Erin Warwaruk, Town of Neepawa mayor Adrian de Groot and Neepawa Tourism member Don Walmsley.

By Lindsay McLaughlin

Neepawa Tourism

Neepawa Tourism is proud to unveil the newest addition to the Neepawa-Langford section of The Great Trail. The trailhead sign located in Riverbend Park will be a wonderful starting location for outdoor enthusiasts or those who are looking to get outdoors for some fresh air.

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Strong desire for change in Neepawa

New mayor, four new councilors elected

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Neepawa has opted to make some significant changes around the municipal council table, including at the position of mayor.  On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Blake McCutcheon defeated Adrian de Groot in the mayoral race. McCutcheon won the community’s top job with 952 votes, while de Groot garnered 283.

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