Rivers rink off to Canada Games

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On Aug. 26 the largest-ever team of Manitoba senior athletes will venture to Alberta to prove you're never too old for fun and games. This year the biannual Canada 55+ Games will be hosted by Strathcona County from Aug. 27-30. The Canada 55+ Games is a first-class sporting event that brings together more than 2,000 senior athletes from all over the nation for healthy competition and social camaraderie. Of the 155 athletes on Team Manitoba, four come from Rivers! Dennis and Maxine Veitch and Al and Donna Morken will be in Alberta to compete in a curling bonspiel.

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Foundation supports golf course

By Donna Morken

Chairperson, Rapid City Golf Course

Rapid City Golf Course committee took an opportunity this summer to thank Rivers and Area Community Foundation (RACF) for awarding a $2,500 grant to Manitoba Heart and Stroke Foundation to provide an AED (automatic external defibrillator) for their golf course. The sign for the AED will be placed outside the clubhouse so that all in the community will know it is available in case an emergency arises. Part of RACF’s mission is to provide some financial assistance through grants with projects through the area.

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Volunteers help with hockey school

By Hall Sveistrup

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For the group of people involved, Aug. 4 was not a civic holiday but rather, for the third consecutive year, the first day of a busy five-day RCC Hockey School.

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Course needs cash

By Andy Gerrard

Rivedale Golf and Country Club President

Rivedale Golf and Country Club is a non-profit corporation that operates our local golf course. Management of the course is handled by a volunteer board of directors. Gayle Bullee operates the clubhouse and canteen. Brian Robins handles course maintenance, with assistance from his grandson Quinn Robins and neighbour Michael McFadden.

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Critchlow takes over as marketing manager for Natives


Kaiten Critchlow has been hired by the MJHL's Neepawa Natives as the club’s new marketing manager. 

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