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…

Meseyton Construction celebrates 50 years of building

Meseyton Construction celebrates 50 years of buildingMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen For many celebrating a 50th birthday is cause for angst, but when it’s your business, you forget about the introspection, you hire a band, break out the goodies and have a shindig to celebrate. That’s exactly what Meseyton construction did July 27 and everyone was invited. MLA Ian Wishart delivered…

Wishart to dish out the beef

Wishart to dish out the beefThe Portage Citizen It’s barbecue season, that means it’s time again for Portage MLA Ian Wishart’s annual Constituency BBQ. On June 22, Wishart will swap his legislature duds for tongs and an apron. The MLA BBQ will get underway at 11:30 a.m. and go until 1 p.m. in the parking lot at 46 Saskatchewan Ave.…

Family seeks partnership in elderly care decisions

Family seeks partnership in elderly care decisions      May 13, 2018, Dear Honorable Jon Gerard, RE: The severe shortage of facilities that provide quality medical care in Portage la Prairie for elderly people     I am writing on behalf of myself and my siblings to voice our concerns regarding my dear mother Ruth Evelyn LaFreniere. She is an elderly woman…