BBQ Fundraiser July 25 at Herman Prior

BBQ Fundraiser July 25 at Herman PriorHerman Prior Activity Centre volunteers Barbara LaFreniere, left, and Joan Hewson show off some of the goodies being baked in preparation for the July 25 BBQ and Bake sale fundraiser. The fun gets underway at 11 a.m. and goes until 1:30 p.m. "Volunteers from the center are donating baking, Simplot donating the fries done up…

Herman Prior elects 2018 board

Herman Prior elects 2018 boardThe Herman Prior Activity Centre recently elected its Board of Directors for 2018. Front row: 1st Vice-president Jo-Ann Voesenek, 2nd Vice-president Kay Humphrey, Secretary Harriet Turnbull, Treasurer Ed Enns, President Kathy Bryce Back row: Bill Kramble, Val Pogue, Irene Dunn, Sandra Sharpe, Pat Hay, Bunny Dietrich, Lynne Payette, Joan Hewson and Edith Furdievich. Missing from…

More than a museum

More than a museumDear Editor, With Tracey Turner at the helm, the museum was more than a museum. It wasn't only buildings with history inside. It included ever changing topical exhibits, informative tours, Meet U with popular sessions, such as stargazing, creative events such as the Ghost Walk that fostered connection and community, interactive theatre with Mystery at…

Museum member questions decisions

Museum member questions decisions“Dear Fellow Museum Members, You are invited to attend a public meeting about the Fort la Reine Museum, organized by the museum’s members and supporters. This will take place on Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 pm, in the Crocus Room of Herman Prior Activity Centre (40 Royal Rd. N., Portage la Prairie). As you are…

Museum “friends” group calls meeting

Museum “friends” group calls meetingMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen — With the recent announcement the Fort la Reine Museum’s executive director/curator contract has not been renewed and a new opening day has not been scheduled, a group — members and supporters of the museum — is forming to try and learn what direction the museum’s board is going. The…