March to Portage cenotaph honours military sacrifice

March to Portage cenotaph honours military sacrifice

March to Portage cenotaph honours military sacrificeMickey Dumont The Portage Citizen On June 6, 75 years ago boys who signed up to fight in World War II were called upon to fight like men with orders to storm the beaches at Normandy. On June 6, 2019 to honour their bravery and how it helped shape the world, veterans, the RCMP, the…

Legion recognizes military and RCMP sacrifices

Legion recognizes military and RCMP sacrificesMickey Dumont — The Portage Citizen:  Cliff Steeden, 96, is one of Canada’s oldest surviving wartime veterans and on Sept. 19 he received a 90th Anniversary pin during the 6th Annual Veteran’s Dinner. The annual dinner is one way the Portage la Prairie branch reaches out to veteran’s and the community at large to celebrate…

Open invite to Legion Week

Open invite to Legion WeekJust back from National Legion Convention in Winnipeg Aug. 25, some of the executive of the Portage la Prairie Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 are pumped and ready for Legion Week. “One of the big pushes coming out of the convention is a focus on growing membership,” Legion President Bob Oldford said. “Legion Week is…

Final Open Mic at Legion tonight

Final Open Mic at Legion tonightThe Portage Citizen — To conclude a wildly successful first Open Mic & Jam Nights season, Whoop & Hollar Folk Festival organizers are bringing a “musical teaser” to the stage tonight at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65. Local singer-songwriter Heather Jean Jordan will host the final event at the Legion. Jordon is scheduled as…