Washroom renovations completed

Washroom renovations completedAs COVID-19 shut down businesses, forced cancellations of many plans, the Herman Prior Activity Centre (HPAC) found an opportunity to undertake the long-overdue complete renovation to its washrooms. “The closure of the Herman Prior due to health and safety concerns surrounding the virus gave us a window of opportunity to shut down the bathrooms, rip…

Sunset Palliative Care draws winner for Summer Sunshine Raffle

Sunset Palliative Care draws winner for Summer Sunshine RaffleSunset Palliative Care summer $10,000 cash draw was a runaway success. Drawn June 25 at the Herman Prior Activity Centre by Portage la Prairie’s Mayor Irvine Ferris, Shelby Smith’s name was drawn out of a possible 400 tickets in the draw box. The $50 tickets were sold with the main prize being $10,000 cash. Proceeds…

People’s Party Candidate plans Oct. 20 rally

People’s Party Candidate plans Oct. 20 rally Archer, federal candidate Aaron Archer will be looking for last minute support Oct. 20 with a rally at the Herman  Prior Activity Centre. The Sunday rally will be from  7-9 p.m. “My nephew, Troy Flamand, a 2019 MCMA best guitar nominee, will be entertaining my guests,” says Archer. “The event is up on our facebook…

People’s Party candidate plans Sunday rally

People’s Party candidate plans Sunday rallyPortage-Lisgar People’s Party of Canada federal candidate Aaron Archer will be looking for last-minute support Oct. 20 with a rally at the Herman  Prior Activity Centre. The Sunday rally will be from  7-9 p.m. “My nephew, Troy Flamand, a 2019 MCMA best guitar nominee, will be entertaining my guests,” says Archer. “The event is up…

Herman Prior Activity Centre Tool Library meeting

Herman Prior Activity Centre Tool Library meetingNext Meeting Good day, Just a note to let you know that the next Herman Prior Tool Library meeting will be Thursday, October 10 at 7 pm in the Crocus Room. The tools are being sorted and marked/engraved. The blankets and shelving will be out of the area in early November. See you at the…

Former Portage mayor passes

Former Portage mayor passesSuddenly on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Portage and District General Hospital, Earl Porter passed away at the age of 69 years. He was Mayor of Portage la Prairie from 2010 to 2014 and was a former member of the RCMP. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at…

1st Herman Prior Activity Centre Celebrity Luncheon a hit

1st Herman Prior Activity Centre Celebrity Luncheon a hit  After 30 years of radio highlights in Portage la Prairie, local Golden West Program Director (CFRY, Country 93.1 FM, Mix 96) Ryan Simpson finally had to take the heat in the kitchen last week as host of the Herman Prior Activity Centre’s (HPAC) first Celebrity Luncheon. “I don’t know how they would figure me…

Major grant announced at Herman Prior Activity Centre open house

Major grant announced at Herman Prior Activity Centre open house  A grant for just over $40,000 was one of the highlights late last week at the Herman Prior Activity Centre’s open house. HPAC Executive Director Chris Dumont made the announcement of the Government of Canada’s Enabling Accessibility Fund Program grant which will help renovate the ageing washrooms at the centre. When you walk into…
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