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The Minnedosa

Since 1883
Volume 137 Issue 1 Friday, March 15, 2019 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE Searching For Literary Treasure

this week


Service in The Minnedosa Rotary Club continues to be an important entity in our community. For over 75 years, the local chapter
Photo by Karen Mitchell

Manitoba of this worldwide organization has given back to numerous entities, many right here in our own community.

One of the club’s most successful fundraisers, its annual Book Sale, kicked off this week at the 50+ Centre.
As in years past, eager readers browsed the stacks of donated books in search of their own literary treasure to take home
and enjoy. If you have not yet had a chance to drop in for some book shopping, the Minnedosa Rotary Club’s Book
Sale continues today and will wrap up tomorrow (Saturday, March 16th).

Arena Score Clock Project Receives $20,000 Boost From Province

By DARRYL HOLYK Association which has that Minnedosa Minor operating costs, such as Centre in Rivers.. nity Support Small Grant
been approved to receive Hockey through Skate the a score clock will be cov- “As a resident of a program is intended to

O n Tuesday, March
12th, Riding Moun-
tain MLA, Greg Nesbitt,
$20,000 to assist with the
purchase of a new digital
score clock.
Lake has been support-
ing for two years already,”
said Tanis. “The Commu-
ered already as this item
will move into the MREC
rural community, I know
how important the local
arenas are to the lives of
support community-
driven projects that have
benefit to the public. The
announced funding for Upon hearing the nity Support Small Grant The second applicant our youth, adults and se- program is available to
enhancements to two rec- announcement, Tanis funds bring the fundrais- to receive funding in the niors,” said MLA Nesbitt. non-profit and commu-
reation facilities within Barrett of the local Mi- ing for this $60,000 proj- Riding Mountain constit- “I’m pleased to be able to nity-led organizations for
his constituency under nor Arena Association ect very close to comple- uency will be the Rivers announce these grants on funding up to a maximum
the Community Support commented how pleased tion. As we contemplate Curling Club which will behalf of the Minister of of $20,000. Successful ap-
Small Grant program. they are to receive grant moving into a new arena also see a grant of $20,000 Municipal Relations, the plicants are required to
One of the successful funding for the digital dis- in the next couple of to assist with the purchase Honourable Jeff Whar- provide a minimum ten
funding applicants is the play board project. “This years, it is exciting to of a new sound system for ton.” percent matching fund-
Minnedosa Minor Arena is an important project know that some of the the Riverdale Community Manitoba’s Commu- ing for their project.

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