Ukrainian Christmas celebrated at Herman Prior

Ukrainian Christmas celebrated at Herman PriorUkrainian Christmas was celebrated at the Herman Prior Activity Centre on Jan. 7 with a well-attended special lunch. Friends and family gathered to enjoy a typical feast, great company and good times. The Herman Prior Activity Centre provides an affordable lunch to members and the public Monday through Friday.  

United Way helps Herman Prior Activity Centre with Community Response Grant

United Way helps Herman Prior Activity Centre with Community Response GrantWhen the commercial freezer in the main kitchen at the Herman Prior Activity Centre recently quit, administration at the non-profit once again had to look at finances to juggle numbers to see what would work. "We contacted United Way and they were able to help us out in our dire need," Herman Prior Activity Centre Executive Director Chris…

Advance voting scheduled for Oct. 13

Advance voting scheduled for Oct. 13From the City of Portage la Prairie website For the purpose of accommodating persons who are qualified to vote, but who have reason to believe that they will be absent or otherwise unable to attend their proper voting place on Election Day, an advance voting opportunity will be located at the Herman Prior Centre, 40 Royal…

“Older Persons” rights recognized

“Older Persons” rights recognizedOn October 1, each year The International Day of Older Persons as established by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1990, is universally celebrated. To honour the city’s local “Older Persons” Mayor Irvine Ferris, representing the City of Portage la Prairie, representatives from the Retired Teachers Association of Manitoba, Herman Prior Activity Centre (HPAC)…

We have the space for you!

We have the space for you!September brings the lovely tastes of all of our summers labours. The pies, the pickles, the jams and jellies. We have them all for sale at the Herman Prior to help with our building fundraising efforts. It is such a great use of our second kitchen space. We have such great spaces here at the…

Fall a busy time at Herman Prior

Fall a busy time at Herman PriorWhat an incredible week at the Herman Prior Activity Centre!  Many of our volunteers and activities wind down for the summer months but come fall, the activity level picks up. You have probably noticed that the nights are getting chilly and one can tell fall is just around the corner. The apple harvest is in…

Sept. 13 open house planned

Sept. 13 open house plannedEvenings are getting cooler. Only one more week of Concerts in the Park (where I happily see many of the members from the Herman Prior enjoying the free event) and then like magic we are back into the regular fall schedule. Not all of our programs start the first week of September so please drop…

Whoop & Hollar in tune for Saturday

Whoop & Hollar in tune for SaturdayWhen the gates open at noon Saturday Whoop & Hollar Folk Fest organizers say a magical experience will unfold blending music, culture, nature and art. Now in its sixth year, the Whoop & Hollar organizers Linda and Mitchell Omichinski and Josh Wright have continued to expand, improve upon the basics and extras that make the…

Stride Credit Union donates $2,500 to Herman Prior Activity Centre

Stride Credit Union donates $2,500 to Herman Prior Activity CentreStride Credit Union CEO Brent Budz said it was a “no-brainer” to approve a donation request to the Herman Prior Activity Centre’s renovation fund. Here, Budz gives Chris Dumont, Herman Prior Activity Centre’s Executive Director, a $2,500 donation towards the fund during the centre’s Third Annual BBQ Fundraiser on July 25. The Herman Prior Activity…