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Volume 136 Issue 16 Friday, June 29, 2018 www.minnedosatribune.com 90 cents plus tax

Duane
LaCoste
Chosen As
MCI’s Class of 2018
Parade
Marshal

File photo

By HILLARY MILLER

R espected commu-
nity member, Duane
LaCoste, has been named
as the 2018 Fun Fest Parade
Marshal. The parade is
sponsored and organized
each year by the Minnedo-
sa Chamber of Commerce.
As Parade Marshal, Duane Photo by Darryl Holyk
will be driven through the
Minnedosa Colleigiate’s Class of 2018 celebrated their achievements with Prom last Thursday and Grad on Friday.
parade in style alongside
his wife, Jean.
By DARRYL HOLYK the room in blue caps and Division Board Trustee, share memories and words their graduation from high
The LaCoste fam-
gowns to the thunder- Ken Cameron, a number of of wisdom in her gradua- school.
ily moved to Minnedosa in
1978 when Duane accept-
ed the position of Sergeant
M innedosa Communi-
ty Conference Cen-
tre was packed last Friday
ous applause of family
and friends. A very special
guest of honour, honorary
special guests were intro-
duced to present various
certificates, awards and
tion address. Jacki retires
at the end of this school
year, after a 42-year teach-
The ceremony con-
cluded with an in-depth,
thoughtful Valedictory Ad-
in charge of the Minnedo-
morning as Minnedosa graduate, Kailyn Turner, over $32,000 in scholar- ing career. dress by Austin Hall.
sa RCMP detachment,
Collegiate held its 2018 joined her classmates to ships and bursaries to this Following Mrs. Nylen,
making him essentially the
Graduation Ceremony. As celebrate this momentous year’s graduates. each student was called More on Minnedosa
chief of police in town.
the notes of the traditional milestone. Each year, the grad onto the stage to receive and Erickson Grad
Over his 40 year’s in
graduation processional MCI Principal, Arlene class choses a special guest his or her Grade 12 diplo- can be found in today’s
Minnedosa, Duane has
march rang out from the Demontigney, served as to address the graduates ma before the symbolic Commemorative
been a very involved com-
grand piano, played by the ceremonies emcee and This year, long-time Phys. gesture of moving their Tribune Grad
munity member.
Nicole McLenehan, 43 following greetings from Ed teacher and coach, graduation tassels from left Section.
grade 12 students entered the Rolling River School Jacki Nylen was selected to to right to officially mark
Continued on Page 2
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LaCoste Chosen As Parade Marshal
Continued from Page 1 Following his retire- Duane has also served as portunity to give back to tive of the honour of being and good weather for this
ment, Daune began doing a local magistrate for five my community, and hope- named the Fun Fest Pa- year’s Fun Fest Parade on
Long before the some of the things he had years, as an after-hours fully I’ve done that.” rade Marshal, and hopes July 7th.
Sergeant’s posiiton in always wanted to do. He position. He served for six LaCoste is apprecia- there is a good turnout,
Minnedosa came up, worked at various odd jobs, years on the Minnedosa
LaCoste had been told
by another RCMP mem-
ber that if he ever got
helped his sons-in-law in
their businesses, and in
2002 put his name forward
Credit Union Board, and
five years on the Manitoba
Liquor Commission Board.
Close to 500 Attend Sun Sun
the chance to move to
Minnedosa, he should take
it, so he did, and he never
in the Civic Election and
was elected as a Councillor
for the Town of Minnedo-
He served as the emergen-
cy measures coordinator
for the Town of Minnedosa
Appreciation BBQ
looked back. sa. He served his first for five years and served
After seven years at the year as Councillor/Deputy with the local Lions Club
Minnedosa RCMP detach- Mayor, and in his second for five years. One wonders
ment, LaCoste moved on year, following the sudden if LaCoste ever found time
to a new position in a new passing of Mayor Rick Ev- to sleep in his forty years
line of work. Due to the erett, Duane took on the since moving to Minnedo-
potential need to relocate Mayor’s position. After sa. “I was young then, and
to a different RCMP de- three years as Minnedosa’s had the time, the skill and
tachment and a deep love Mayor, Duane decided to the ambition,” he said. He
felt by him and his family put his name forward in has been a member of the
for the town of Minnedosa, the next Mayor’s race and Legion for 45 years and
LaCoste left the RCMP in was successful in achiev- currently, Duane holds the
1985 and took on the posi- ing a second, four-year position of President of the
tion as the Secretary-Trea- term in municipal politics. General Hugh Dyer Legion
surer for the Rolling River Duane is proud of his eight Branch No. 138, a position
School Division. “I left the years on Town Council and he has held for nearly six
RCMP on the Friday, and I notes his fellow council years.
went to work with the Roll- members as being “pro- “I’ve enjoyed every Photo by Darryl Holyk
ing River School Division gressively minded” for the opportunity I’ve had, and
on the Monday,” he said. community. certainly the community By DARRYL HOLYK sons Repair and Heritage timated 450 to 500 people.
Duane held this position In addition to his ca- has been good to me,” he Co-op Home Centre to get “We are so glad everybody
until officially retiring in
2000.
reers with the RCMP, RRSD
and Town of Minnedosa,
said. “These things that
I’ve done have been an op- A s a token of appre-
ciation to say “Thank
You” to their loyal custom-
to the Sun Sun parking lot.
Monday’s hour-and-a-
half event began at 11:30
could come,” said Maggie.
“We are happy to be part of
the community.”

Latest With the Mavericks
ers, Maggie and Gordon Ye a.m. and saw a steady line Gordon and Maggie
of Sun Sun Chinese Res- of patrons who enjoyed a are celebrating their sixth
taurant hosted their fifth delicious lunch featuring anniversary of owning the
annual free Appreciation chicken, ribs, burgers, hot local Chinese restaurant

I n recent games, the
Minnedosa Mavericks
have been hitting some
fered a 5-7 loss to Carberry
Royals, followed by anoth-
er loss of 5-6 to the Portage
later, on June 22nd, the
Mavericks struck out with
a 2-3 loss to the Dauphin
BBQ on Monday in their
parking lot on the north
side of their restaurant.
dogs and more!
The Sun Sun crew,
with some extra helpers,
in the heart of downtown
Minnedosa and we wish
them many more years of
homeruns and strike outs Padres on June 15th. The Brewers. At press time, Sun Sun has recently in- served free lunch to an es- success!
as they continue regular June 20th game saw the Wednesday, the Mavericks stalled new, brightly co-
season play in the Santa home team back on top as have played 10 games with loured signage along 1st
Clara Baseball league. On they defeated the Plumas six wins and four losses. Street N.W. directing cus-

Minnedosa
June 13th, the Mavs suf- Pirates 8-3. Two nights tomers between Four Sea-

THANK YOU
On behalf of the Little Valley Jamboree Committee we would like to say thanks
GARDEN TOURS
IN MINNEDOSA
Fa i r
to everyone who supported this years event. It takes many volunteers,
donations and all who attend as well as all who bought auction prizes and Communities in Bloom will sponsor garden tours on
tickets to make the Little Valley Jamboree successful.
Saturday, July 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday,
A special thanks to the Erickson Jam Committee, the Erickson Rec Centre and Residents who have graciously volunteered July 7th
any other organizations who help us so much with set up and take down. Also their gardens and yards are: 9 a.m. Light Horse Classes
a huge thanks to anyone volunteering at the jamboree, from running our gate,
ticket sellers, the canteen, kids activities or drink sales. We definitely wouldn’t Dean & Terry Wareham Home Living Show
have our success without every ones support. Also thanks to anyone who sold Kim & John Motuz Heavy Halter Classes
books of raffle tickets leading up to the jamboree. Albert & Edith Parsons
Our bands that donated their time to come and play a set were once again
Gull’s Rest – a B & B Garth & Linda Braun
Alan & Barb Dalrymple
amazing, we thank you! We have so much musical talent in our area,
your music was enjoyed by everyone in attendance! Grant & Jean Olenick Sunday,
It’s always nice to see former recipients and their families, it truly is one big
Iishi Gardens at the Minnedosa Library July 8th
Little Valley Jamboree family and we were so happy to have you all there! Admission will be $5.00 which will be a map of the designated gardens 10 a.m. Heavy Horse
and yards. Refreshments will be served at some places. Hitch Classes
We thank this years recipients, Brody, Brigham and Laina as well as their The maps will be sold in advance at Inspire Studio and the
families for sharing your stories and helping to bring awareness of the struggles
Minnedosa Library or on the day of the tour at the Iishi Gardens.
your kids face everyday. You are all truly strong and inspirational families!
Visitors will have an opportunity to enter a draw at Canteen
If you missed the Little Valley Jamboree this year you can watch us on
NACTV – Neepawa and Minnedosa Access. Also check us out on
each garden for $25.00 of Minnedosa Money.
on
grounds
Facebook: Little Valley Jamboree. Please show appreciation to our sponsors,
we definitely couldn’t do this without them, you can find the complete
list on our website: littlejamboree.com
Minnedosa Agricultural Society Grounds
Thank you! 6th Avenue N.W. (turn west at Dari Isle)
(16-2)
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Over $45,000 Raised At Recent Golf Tournament
One of the benefits to the day-to-day operations gram consists of a mini- on donations from events
the event was that some of of the women’s home in mum of twelve months like the golf tournament
the people who played had Brandon. Adult and Teen and has a goal of helping that was held in Minnedo-
never previously heard of Challenge has a 16 bed those who struggle with sa. Admission to the pro-
the organization before, residential women’s home life-controlling addictions; gram is $1,000 for the en-
so awareness for the group that is located 15 minutes predominantly those relat- tire year, and the rest of the
expanded. “If they know west of Brandon, and a 30 ing to drugs and alcohol. expenses for members of
someone struggling with bed men’s home in Winni- The program is for those the program is covered by
an addiction, our hope peg. who are eighteen years of the group.
would be that they can Adult and Teen chal- age or older, and recently
share about what our pro- lenge is a worldwide or- even had a graduate who
gram does,” commented ganization that is in more was sixty years of age. It is TRIBUNE
Murray. than 120 countries around a faith-based program that
The $45,000 raised the world and has over receives no government PRINTING
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Photo submitted

Madison Koop is a graduate of the adult and
Teen Challenge program. She is pictured
with her grandfather, rudy Koop.

By Hillary Miller noted that the weather was
perfect for the event that

T he Adult and Teen
Challenge Golf Tour-
nament was held at the
day. The golfers played in
teams of four and played a
Texas Scramble over the 18
Minnedosa Golf and holes. Golfers came to the
Country Club last week- event with varying levels of
end. Due to the support of experience, but the main
participating golfers and purpose of the day was to
sponsors, the event was a have fun and enjoy a game
great success. of golf.
Over the course of the In the evening, the
tournament, Adult and Minnedosa Golf and
Teen Challenge was able Country Club put together
to raise $45,000 through a fabulous steak dinner
their entry fees, as well as for the group, with some
various fundraising in- “awesome salads and des-
centives. Entry into the sert”, said Murray. Some
tournament was $250, but of the golfers even brought
for every $2,500 raised, a along family members for
person would receive one the banquet, which also
draw ticket for a chance helped with the fundrais-
to win a 1974 Chevrolet ing efforts. At the banquet,
350 Truck. For every $100 there were multiple staff
raised above the entry fee, members who emceed
a person would receive one different parts of the eve-
draw ticket for a chance to ning program, and two of
win an Apple Watch. Ev- the students of the pro-
eryone who entered re- gram shared their stories
ceived a prize of some sort, about how their life has
and those who raised more changed drastically in re-
money received a prize of cent months, after hav-
a higher value, increasing ing joined Adult and Teen
the incentive to raise funds Challenge.
for the group. Murray has received
Most of the people feedback from some of the
who attended the event golfers that the Minnedosa
travelled from outside of Golf Course was beautiful,
Minnedosa, from all over and the event ran smooth-
Manitoba and Saskatche- ly. He also noted the sup-
wan in order to participate port he received from at-
in the event. There were tendees that told him that
32 golfers in total, and they “need to continue our
Aaron Murray, Develop- work at Adult and Teen
ment Officer for the group, Challenge”.
V
Viewpoint
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Darryl a.Holyk - PublisHer anD eDitor

Around Beer Drinkers Cast Doubt On Carbon Tax

Town...
By TODD MACKAY  tax experiment and the results are readily available.
Canadian Taxpayers Federation BC imposed a carbon tax in 2008. It now costs
drivers about 7.8 cents per litre. So, what’s happen-

By Darryl Holyk
M anitobans heading to the lake need two things:
a full tank of gas and a cold case of beer.
Carbon-tax advocates want to change the gas-
ing to consumption on the West Coast? Drivers used
5.3 percent more fuel in 2015 than they did in 2011.
BC emissions also went up.
tank-filling part of that summer tradition. They say “[BC] emissions were higher in 2015 than in 2010
increasing the cost of fuel with a carbon tax will re- and have risen in four of the last five years,” stated the
Happy Birthday Canada... duce consumption and lower emissions. But that Sierra Club in a release in early 2018.
As the month of June wraps up, people across the na- cold case of beer in the trunk tells a different story. It seems a carbon tax won’t stop people from
tion are gearing up to celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday When Manitobans buy beer, about 47 percent driving to the beach or taking their kids to hockey
on Sunday, July 1st. Here in Minnedosa, a full slate of ac- of the bill is tax. In fact, provincial beer taxes have practice. But fueling up is about more than discre-
tivities has been planned beginning at 10 a.m. and con- soared by 32 percent since 2010. If a higher tax rate tionary diversions, it’s an absolute necessity. People
tinuing throughout the day with the much-anticipated automatically leads to lower consumption, enjoying need to drive to get to work. They need to drive to get
fireworks display over Minnedosa Lake at dusk. Find a a brew by the lake should be a rare luxury. groceries.
full schedule of events elsewhere in today’s edition. With Manitobans bought 80 million litres of beer in The Sierra Club’s solution is to make carbon tax-
Canada Day falling on a Sunday this year, the national 2010, according to Statistics Canada. In 2016, they es much higher. Internal federal documents brought
holiday will also be observed on Monday, July 2nd. This bought 76 million litres of beer. So, while beer taxes to light by access-to-information requests show that
means that a number of businesses, including The Tri- soared, beer drinking barely dipped downward. carbon taxes would have to soar to about 60 cents
bune office, will be closed Monday for Canada’s birthday Even that blip probably isn’t due to taxes. While per litre to meet emissions targets. But, even at cur-
long weekend. Manitobans dialed back their beer drinking by a few rent levels, carbon taxes place a heavy burden on tax-
percentage points, they made up with it with more payers.
wines, spirits, ciders and other alcoholic beverages. When BC first started collecting a carbon tax,
School’s out... Total alcohol consumption in 2010 was 100 million the government promised to reduce other taxes by
Yesterday, Thursday, June 28th, students in the Roll- litres and in 2016 it was 101 million litres. And taxes the same amount. Instead, the Fraser Institute con-
ing River School Division completed their final day of the on many of those non-beer drinks are even higher cluded the carbon tax cost taxpayers $865 million.
2017-2018 school season. Hopefully all staff and students than they are on beer. Now the BC government is increasing the carbon tax
had another enjoyable year and that each and every stu- Let’s be honest, a beer is a discretionary nicety without making corresponding cuts to other taxes.
dent closes out the year with more valuable knowledge that Manitobans could, begrudgingly, live without, The Manitoba government says its carbon tax
than when they started the school year back in Septem- but what impact would a carbon tax have on families won’t increase the overall tax burden. But this year’s
ber. Again, hats off to our Rolling River School Division filling up their fuel tanks? budget projected an overall tax hike of $118 million
graduates on successfully completing the K-12 educa- Manitobans already pay about 30 cents per li- due to the carbon tax. And the government has no
tion program. See today’s special commemorative grad tre  in taxes on gasoline. Premier Brian Pallister is detailed plan  to keep taxes from weighing down
section for Minnedosa and Erickson graduates. After a planning to impose a carbon tax that will increase Manitobans in the future.
two-month summer vacation, students continuing their the price at the pump by about 5.3 cents per litre. The Carbon taxes won’t stop Manitobans from driv-
education in RRSD will head back to the classroom on provincial government refuses to release any projec- ing to the lake any more than liquor taxes stop Mani-
Thursday, September 4th. tions showing whether a carbon tax would actually tobans from tipping back a cold one by the campfire,
make people use less fuel. but both cost taxpayers millions.
However, British Columbia has tried the carbon
Johnson Crook at dauphin...
While classic rock music fans look forward to
the August long weekend at Minnedosa, country mu-
sic fans look forward to the Canada Day long weekend
at Dauphin. A number of locals will again be taking in
Dauphin’s Countryfest this weekend. In addition to tak-
ing in the shows by some of the biggest names in country
music today, locals can also support some homegrown
talent. Johnson Crook, which includes Minnedosa broth-
ers Trevor and Nathan Crook will be playing the Credit
Union Corral Stage at Countryfest Sunday night.

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The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, June 29, 2018 5

Spring Session Wraps Up
View From
cops” focussed on enforce-
ment that was useful, rath-
er than going after farmers’
term solution to real prob-
lems.
Although these three Ye O l d
Trib
Parliament Hill drainage ditches. This was
also extremely important
pieces of legislation have
not made the same splash
By for rural municipalities’ in the media, they are ex-
ROBERT SOPUCK infrastructure projects tremely important to the
across our constituency, economic future of our
and I am very concerned country and the day-to-
by the Liberal’s proposed day lives of Canadians. As

A nother busy spring headlines, the Liberal gov- changes under Bill C-68. Canada’s Conservatives,
session of Parliament ernment has continued to If enacted, I worry that we we have been hard at work
has wrapped up, and it introduce pieces of legis- will go back to the days of in the House of Commons 1888 – Citizens are complaining about the slaughter-
feels great to be back in lation that do nothing, but DFO prioritizing ditches over the last few months ing of animals that is carried on in the tables adjoining
Manitoba to connect with make life more difficult for over fish-producing wa- trying to get the answers the butcher shops in town. They say the stench is intoler-
my constituents. This ses- Canadians and our natural terways, and an overly that we believe Canadians able and permeates the dwelling houses near by.
sion was plagued by on- resource industries. bureaucratic process that deserve and holding the
going trade problems with One issue that I have will have a chilling effect government to account. 1898 – A.W. Taylor and Company advertise “Money
the United States, more been fighting tooth and on much-needed develop- Most recently, it came Saving Opportunities”. Men’s caps and hats – 35 cents to
illegal border crossers, nail against is the Liberal’s ment projects. to light that the Prime Min- $1.00, Ladies rain-proof coats – 50 cents to $1.00, Men’s
the purchase of the Trans changes to firearms leg- Additional roadblocks ister spent over $90,000 shirts – 75 cents and Ladies corsets – 35 cents. A.W. Tay-
Mountain Expansion pipe- islation. Bill C-71 targets to Canada’s future prosper- to upgrade his cottage at lor is located in the IOOF stone block on the west side of
line and the legalization of law-abiding firearms own- ity could come as a result taxpayers’ expense. This Main Street opposite the Minnedosa Hotel.
marijuana. On top of these ers, while failing to combat of proposed changes to as- included $5,000 for a golf
issues making national gangs, gun violence and sessment and regulation of cart, $4,300 for a new sau-
escalating crime rates. In- major energy projects. As na, and somehow, $7,500 1908 – The site of the new courthouse has been
Conservatives, we under- for a new play structure. purchased by the government. It is on the corner of
stead, this Liberal govern-
stand the importance of While volunteers work Minnedosa and Dufferin, one time the location of the
ment is once again putting
providing regulatory cer- hard on fundraising events Brunswick Hotel.
the onus on law-abiding
firearms owners instead tainty and predictability and 50/50 draws to raise
of going after criminals to ensure the viability of money for community 1918 – Farmers are complaining about the conduct
who use illegal firearms. these projects. However, play structures, the Prime of small children in town, especially those on Catherine
If enacted, this legisla- the Liberal’s changes to Minister thinks it is okay Street who run in front of motor cars to see how near they
myCommunity tion would make business the Environmental Assess- to spend that much of your can get to them without being run over. Children should
Neighbours Indeed owners the keepers of a ment process, combined money at his cottage. Many be taught to stay away from such pranks.
Be a Neighbour... backdoor firearms regis- with their federal carbon of us have play structures
And announce tax, will decrease inves- in our yards and we man-
these special events
try by having them report
tor confidence and deter age to procure them for a
1928 – Work on the highway between Minnedosa and
every sale to the Registrar Brandon was stopped last week due to wet weather.
to your community new investments. In fact, lot less than $7,500!
under the RCMP’s Cana-
●Birth of Child dian Firearms Program. the Liberal’s changes are Over the summer
●Wedding We all know that Registrars already hurting invest- break, I will be heading out 1948 – The Manitoba Power Commission has agreed to
●Wedding Anniversaries keep registries. ment in Canada. As stated to events, meetings and pay a total of $3,097.25 to the town and various business-
25th, 40th, 50th, 60th During my time serv- by RBC president and CEO parades around our con- es for services rendered during the dam break in May.
●New home residency ing as a Member of Parlia- Dave McKay, “In real time, stituency. It is an impor-
You may qualify for a ment with former Prime we’re seeing capital flow tant time of year for me to 1958 – Mr. John Wilkinson, Clanwilliam Blacksmith, is
personalized keepsake Minister Stephen Harper, out of the country.” We be able to hear from con- congratulated on being at the anvil for 50 years and is still
gift offer compliments need a government that stituents in person, and
of local business and one of the issues that I going strong. He settled in Minnedosa as a blacksmith in
worked very hard on was is going to champion our I encourage everyone to 1908 and after a short time in Neepawa, has been at Clan-
professional sponsors
to develop changes to the natural resource indus- please come up and intro- william since 1917.
Minnedosa Pharmacy tries, not impede them. duce yourself if you see me
Glenndosa Glass 1990 Ltd. Fisheries Act in 2012. Our
changes improved fish- Purchasing pipelines and in your community, and let
Minnedosa insurance Services
eries conservation, pri- throwing money at issues me know your thoughts. 1968 – Craig Stewart won the federal election for M.P.
Kim’sQuality Foods in Marquette for the Conservatives capturing 140 of the
Integra Tire oritized fish productivity, cannot be used as a long-
Heritage Co-op 168 polls. Stewart earned a total of 12,530 votes.
protected significant fish-
Minnedosa Tribune
Gateway Motel eries and streamlined an
overly bureaucratic pro- 1978 – The Minnedosa Regional Library building fund
Be part of your Community! cess. We ensured that the now stands at more than $9,000 and the canvass will con-
Department of Fisheries tinue throughout July and August.
Contact Tillie Johnson and Ocean’s (DFO) “fish
204-867-3414
1988 – Ms. Velma Wayne of the MCI staff has been ap-
pointed to her fourth summer teaching session on the

STAMPS ATTENTION
THE TOWN OF MINNEDOSA
island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. Mrs. Wayne will again
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE be instructing in Computer Training.
DOG & CAT OWNERS
RECYCLING AND GARBAGE COLLECTION
1998 – This week, new Molson’s Canadian beer cans
Rubber or All dogs and cats within the Town of Minnedosa
*** TOmust BE beOUTlicensed
BY annually.
8:00 A.M. ***
were unveiled sporting the Classic Rock logo and band
lineup. The Minnedosa Classic Rock logo will appear on
A certificate of vaccination for rabies must be

Self-inking MONDAY, produced
JULY 2NDbefore NO a license
GARBAGEis issued
COLLECTION 23,000 six packs this summer.
2014 Dog & Cat licenses are available at the
2008 – Black smoke billowed above the rooflines in the
TUESDAY, JULY 3RD NORTH END Garbage and
TownRecycling
Office Collection includes

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Cabin& Cats
Area heart of downtown Minnedosa last Friday as two wood-
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MMSM 2017 Report
Shows Decrease In
Students Hold Carwash
By Hillary Miller

Recycling Numbers O n Saturday, June 16th,
ten students from the
Tanner’s Crossing School
By Darryl HOlyK (TCS) Let’s Stop it Now
(LS!N) program donated

A ccording to the 2017 annual report of Multi-Material
Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM), the Municipal Ser-
vices Program saw a total of 85,259,254 kg of material re-
their day to help raise
funds for their group by
holding a car wash at the
cycled throughout the province. This is a small decrease Rolling River School Divi-
from 2016, in which over 86,500,000 kg was recycled. sion Garage at the south
Here, in the Central West region of the province, end of Main Street.
there were 1,132,066 kg recycled in 2017 which is also a Through their efforts,
slight decrease over the 1,249,000 kg that was recycled in and the donations of gen-
2016. erous community mem-
Some local highlights from the MMSM’s 142 partners bers, the students were
include The Town of Minnedosa with 207,440 kg for 2017, able to raise $367 during
a nine percent decrease from the 228,220 kg recycled in the three-hour carwash.
2016. Also seeing a recycling decrease was the Municipal- The group will decide
ity of Clanwilliam-Erickson. For 2017, the municipality’s at their annual wind-up
numbers showed 10,316 kg which is a four percent de- how the funds will be dis-
Photo by Hillary Miller
crease from 2016’s 10,730 kg. persed for this year, but
On the other hand, there were some slight increases TCS teacher Kerry Morrice grades seven and eight ers to show that the youth car wash “will be leaders
from municipal partners in our readership area. The R.M. noted that in the past they warmed the hearts of the of today do care about in their own communities,
of Harrison-Park saw a six percent increase in its 2017 have donated the funds to community members, helping others.” She added and will continue to be in-
numbers. In 2016, there was 31,686 kg recycled while in the local Food bank, pro- who love that the students that it shows that students volved in service learning
2017, the number increased to 33,740 kg. Riding Moun- vided TCS Canteen Cards “were volunteering their have “initiative and self- as adults”. The students did
tain National Park also saw an increase with 5,548 kg re- to help provide lunches time on a weekend to raise motivation to make a dif- a great job making the cars
cycled in 2017. This is a four percent increase over 2016’s and snacks for students money to help others in ference in the lives of those and trucks of Minnedosa
5,340 kg. who don’t have a lunch, our school and in our com- less fortunate than us.” sparkle and shine during
In the R.M. of Oakview, 2017 number came in at and recess equipment for munity,” said Morrice. “I Morrice concluded their recent fundraising
44,564 kg compared to 2016 numbers of 43,918 kg. This is classrooms. think it is important for our that the students who help carwash!
a one percent increase for 2017. The LS!N group, which students to get out into the out with community ef-
The Municipal Service Program has been in opera- consists of students in community and help oth- forts such as the recent
tion since April 1st, 2010. The program is incentive-driv-
en and requires participating municipalities to share the
cost of provided recycling services to their residents. The
program provides funding for recycling program through
municipal recycling services payments. From January 1st
Newdale News
to December 31st, 2017, MMSM allocated $15,188,446 in
funding to municipalities which was an increase of more By Raven’s Glen WI foliage already selected where a cool breeze was handy tips on food storage
than $1,450,000 over 2016. The payment rate/tonne is and ready, then start plac- coming off the lake. We and preparing tasty, nutri-
$286.35 for population category 0 to 5,000 with a rate of
$219.89 for population category 5,001 to 15,000.
The 2017 report found that 91.5 percent of Manitoba’s
O n June 12th, the Horti-
culture Society hosted
an evening for members
ing foliage layers from the
bottom up, adding flowers
and then filling the empty
wrapped up the day with
ice cream (of course).
Doug and Linda Baker
tious meals. A worthwhile
afternoon!
Congratulations to
population has access to a residential recycling program and friends. Brent Hunter, spots with contrasting travelled to Steinbach on our three Newdale Grade
and that on average, each Manitoban recycled approxi- of Neepawa, demonstrated flowers /foliage. He made June 18th to visit with Ken 12 Strathclair High School
mately 70.7 kg during the year. For 2016, the average per how to make flower ar- up four arrangements – 1. and Arlene House of Na- graduates for 2018: Dani-
person was 71.8 kg. rangements suitable for all foliage, 2. suitable for a naimo, BC, who are visit- elle Clark, Kristi Morris
showing in different class- coffee table, 3. suitable for ing family and friends here and Ryan Pedersen. Cel-

TRIBUNE DEADLINE es at local flower shows.
This included choosing a
a dining table seating four,
4. all one colour flowers.
in Manitoba. Congratula-
tions to Linda on recently
ebrations take place June
27th. Best wishes from our
suitable container, hav- These were raffled off by si- winning a “basket of good- community for your future
Tuesday at 12 Noon ing all your flowers and lent auction and four lucky ies” from River Heights success!
bidders took them home! Terrace in Brandon. Other area graduates
The door prize was won by Birthday wishes go out with a Newdale connec-

SHOP LOCAL AND HELP YOUR
Sandy Ryland. A bounti- to our June celebrants, Ei- tion are: Sydney Murray,
ful lunch and visiting fol- leen Bradley on June 26th Hamiota, granddaugh-
lowed. and Shirley Pederson and ter of Clayton (Eunice)

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Fred Howard for June 27th.
Congratulations to
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YOUR COMMUNITY!
to Onanole on June 21st Ann Marks and her “cad- ray; Dawson Hunter,
and enjoyed a lovely lunch dy” Stan Marks on winning Shoal Lake, grandson of
at the Honeycomb Bed the “gold medal” for golf John and Betty Patterson
and Breakfast. The build- at the recent MSOS Senior and daughter of Tricia
When you support the businesses in your ing is the old Clear Lake Games held in Westman at and Blake Hunter. Julie
home community, those businesses can Lodge that was moved sev- Glenboro. Way to Go Ann! Mildenberger’s daughter
eral years ago to the pres- The “Cooking for One Cherylea Kristalovich also
return the favour by providing donations ent location. The ladies or Two” demonstration at graduates from Shoal Lake.
and sponsorships to events, attractions, were given the grand tour the hall last week was well
programs and athletics in your of all the rooms, plus the
large deck. It is filled with
attended. It was hosted by
the RM of Harrison Park If your label reads
community. Without your support, amazing antique furniture Age Friendly Committee 18/06/30
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Erickson Housing Complex Dealing With Bedbugs
By Hillary Miller complaint, the Manitoba vides each of them with tance includes assisting items. The representa- peppermint, lavender,
Housing team has been at a booklet explaining how tenants who might have tive from Manitoba Hous- thyme, tea tree and euca-

P arkland Home, a 21-
unit senior’s housing
complex in Erickson, has
Parkland Home five times,
most recently on Wednes-
day, June 6th, to try to treat
to prepare their home for
the treatment, and to try to
answer any questions the
mobility issues, or other is-
sues that affect their ability
to prepare for the bedbug
ing added that “Manitoba
Housing is committed to
working with the tenants
lyptus. For clothing and
sheets, it is suggested that
placing them in a clothes
had an unfortunate run-in the problem. During these tenants may have. “Our treatment. at Parkland Home to re- dryer for 30 minutes on a
with bedbugs. visits, Manitoba Housing property manager has also Those who are con- solve this issue as quickly high heat will kill the infes-
Manitoba Housing tries to treat not only the been working with tenants cerned about the bedbug as possible, with their sup- tation, since heat is effec-
was first contacted by a suites that are directly af- to try to ensure their units issue can request mattress port and participation in tive against the critters, but
tenant of the home, who fected by bed bugs, but are prepped according to or box spring covers by the treatment process.” sadly, this will not help if
had concerns of the issue. also those surrounding it, instructions, and that they contacting their property To help keep bed- the bugs are in mattresses
However, according to a in order to try to reduce the are following the right pro- manager or contacting the bugs away, there are some or carpets.
representative from Mani- spread of the infestation. cess in between treatments Housing Communications household tips that are
toba Housing, “by that In order to ease the to help reduce bedbug ac- Centre at 204-945-4663, suggested as being effec-
point, the bedbug activity minds of tenants resid- tivity and limit the spread,” and it should be noted that tive. The use of certain
was quite significant.” ing at Parkland Home, said the Manitoba Housing live bedbug activity is not essential oils such as cin-
Since this initial Manitoba Housing pro- representative. This assis- required to request these namon, lemongrass, clove,

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Minnedosa Teams Participate In Westman Soccer Festival
By HiLLARy MiLLeR Youth Soccer, Rivers Youth sured that each team could
Soccer and Hamiota. play two games, and one

T he Westman Regional
Soccer Association
(WRSA) hosted a soc-
During the last week-
end of the season, a year-
end festival is held to cel-
team was able to play three
games, to accommodate
the eleventh team. The
cer festival last weekend ebrate the soccer season. Under Fourteen girls’ team
with games being played The festival includes all of played on Sunday and
around Westman, includ- the teams who participat- consisted of a four-team
ing some here in Minnedo- ed in the league. league.
sa. In addition to the local Minnedosa hosted the In the Under Fourteen
games, others were held Under Ten boys’ teams at Girls’ team, Rivers beat
in Rivers, Brandon and the Minnedosa Beach field Minnedosa for the title
Neepawa. The weekend and the Under Fourteen spot, but Minnedosa’s Un-
included teams of all age girls’ teams at the MREC der Fourteen Boys’ team
groups, ranging from the field. The games were ar- was victorious in Rivers
Under Sevens to Under ranged so that the different against a Brandon Youth
Eighteens. age groups were assigned Soccer team. As the week-
According to Jesse Ro- to a single community, end was primarily meant
ziere, of the Westman Re- to avoid driving between for fun, some of the young-
gional Soccer Association, communities between er teams did not compete
the WRSA is a fairly new games. in a competition, but rath-
association in the West- The festival included er enjoyed the games as
man region, formed to 51 teams, who played a single victories. Everyone
govern soccer in the area. total of 61 games over the had a great time over the
It includes member com- weekend. The Under Ten weekend, and congratu-
Photo by Darryl Holyk munities such as Brandon Boys’ group consisted of lations to the victorious
Youth Soccer, Neepawa ten teams, who played Minnedosa players!
The Minnedosa Under Ten boys team battled it out against other Westman United Soccer, Minnedosa eleven games. This en-
teams in their age group Saturday morning during the Westman Soccer
Festival at the Minnedosa Beach field.

Centurians Visit Greenhouse

Photo submitted

Residents of
Minnedosa Personal
Care Home visited
Dalrymple’s
The problems that exist in Greenhouse twice this
year.  The last trip was
the world today cannot be on June 12th and part
of the group included
solved by the level of three residents that are
all over 100 years old!
thinking that created Centurians pictured
above (L-R): Marjorie
them. McKnight (100 years),
Margaret McKenzie
- Albert Einstein (101 years)
and Agnes Baker
Submitted by Wayne Fossum
(102 years).
The Minnedosa Tribune Friday, June 29, 2018 9

MCI Graduates Celebrate In Style
By Hillary Miller MCCC for the long-await- trepieces, the programs,
ed Grand March in which and a display of the gradu-

T he 2018 Minnedo-
sa Collegiate Insti-
tute’s prom was held on
an estimated 350 people
attended to admire the
graduates formal wear and
ate’s elementary class pic-
tures form TCS, ranging
from kindergarten through
Thursday, June 21st at the help them celebrate this to grade eight. Black Tie
Minnedosa Community momentous occasion. Decorating of Brandon was
Conference Centre. The The graduation deco- hired to decorate the hall
Class of 2018 looked truly rating committee was and music for the prom
spectacular, in their formal responsible for the deco- was provided by Cam Farr
prom attire as they cel- rations on the tables, in- Superstar Music Services.
ebrated one of the biggest cluding the beautiful cen-
milestones in their young
lives.
The evening began
with dinner being served
to the 43 graduates, their
families and special guests.
Parents, teachers and the
graduating class were all
toasted throughout the
Photo by Hillary Miller
evening, and after dinner,
the graduates presented
a ‘memories speech’ and
at left, photo showcase.
MCi graduate, The graduates were
austin Hall then shuttled to the
Minnedosa Personal Care
presnted the
Home where they took
Valedictory part in an elegant march
address to his in front of an audience
fellow classmates of PCH residents. It was
during last Friday then time to head back to
morning’s graduation
ceremony.
During the awards
presentaiton,
austin recieved
five honours.

Photos by Darryl Holyk

at right,
the graduating
class of 2018 chose
Phys. ed teacher,
Jacki Nylen as their
special guest speaker.
Jacki shared valuable
life lessons with a
unique physical
education
approach.

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Adult Grads SANDY LAKE NEWS
By DIANE BACHEWICH St. Nicholas Catho- for a while. with mom Helen Derhak.
lic church at Ozerna held Smoky the black bear Congratulations to

L aura Lewandoski of
Winnipeg was home
last weekend with Mom
their yearly proznick on
Father’s Day in the after-
noon, with church service
has been on a prowl visit-
ing a lot of yards here in
town lately and has been
Tonielle Bachewich who
was one of the MCI gradu-
ates who graduated on June
and Dad Robert and Linda blessing of the water and helping himself to a feast at 22nd from the Minnedosa
Lewandoski. Laura has re- cemetery followed by a the bird feeders, not men- Collegiate. Tonielle re-
turned from an enjoyable supper. Father John Sian- tioning the invading of the ceived the Minnedosa
three-month vacation in chuk of Winnipeg helped garbage cans and leaving Health District Auxiliary
central America. out with the service. his evidence behind. Scholarship for $1,000.00.
Marvin and Veronica Janice Duchominsky Nice to see Ernie Bra- Attending her graduation
Sichewski of Winnipeg returned to her home in schuk home from his stay were Troy Kowalchuk of
spent a few days here visit- Winnipeg after spending at the St. Boniface and Kindersly, SK, Clay Gard-
ing with friends and rela- the past three weeks with Minnedosa Hospitals, after ner and Natalie Prise from
tives. sister Diane and mom Hel- his heart surgery. Wishing Beausejour, Tom and Carol
Laurence and Barb en Derhak. you a speedy recovery Er- Kowalchuk, Diane Bache-
Osadec spent the Father’s A number of residents nie. wich, Blair, Pam and Tyson
Day weekend with son Jeff, attended the pancake Michael Lewandoski Bachewich. Tonielle plans
Pam and girls in Calgary. breakfast at Newdale on attended a family bar- to attend Assiniboine
Sympathy is extended Saturday and took in the beque in Winnipeg on the Community College, ma-
to the Maydaniuk family rest of the activities during weekend. joring in Health Care Field
Photo submitted on the passing of their fa- the day. Sympathy is extended in the fall.
ther Stanley Maydaniuk Dennis and Dorothy to the Bobiak family on the Sadie Rystephanuk re-
SUBMITTED from Minnedosa. age 104 at the Sandy Lake Johnson spent a week with passing of their brother-in- ceived word that daughter
The celebration began Personal Care Home. daughter Michelle and law Dave Yacyshen (hus- Donna and Rick Currier of

T he Minnedosa Adult at 5:30 p.m. was a supper
Learning Centre held catered by Sun Sun Res-
its 2018 graduation  on taurant.  The ceremony
Get well wishes to
Nick Huculak who is in the
son-in-law Murry Slyziuk
in Regina, SK.
band of the late Ollie Bo-
biak). Funeral was held on
Rocky Mountain, AB were
visiting with Kathy and
Minnedosa Hospital. Ron and Lucy Mendro Wednesday at St. Mary’s Brian Bragg at Sherwood
Tuesday, June 26th.  It was and presentations of the The Father’s Day pero- spent Sunday with friends Ukrainian Catholic Church Park, AB when Rick suf-
held at the Minnedosa diplomas followed imme- gy supper held at the Com- in McCreary. in Brandon. fered a heart attack and is
Adult Learning Centre, diately after the meal.  The munity Hall on Father’s Robert and Liz Mand- Allan and Nancy Der- in Edmonton hospital.
and there were two stu- evening concluded with Day despite all the other zuk of St. Catherines, ON hak of Riding Mountain
dent graduates: Sonja graduation cake and a bit activities, had a fair turn have arrived here and are are holidaying at the Lion’s
Mans and Taylor McGillis.  of socializing. out. holidaying at their cabin Campground and visiting
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12 Friday, June 29, 2018 The Minnedosa Tribune

HELP WANTED OBITUARIES

Frontier Trading Com- ` IVY ANNIE MACDONALD EVANS
pany Inc. is looking for in- November 18th, 1923 – June 5th, 2018
dividuals to join our team!
Must be 18, provide clear Ivy Annie MacDonald Evans (nee Pettigrew) was born in
criminal record and adult the R.M. of Odanah. Ivy is survived by her son Finlay (Dianne)
Heritage Co-op is presently inviting applications for
abuse checks, have a valid MacDonald, daughter-in-law Beth MacDonald, step-daughter
FULL AND PART TIME BAKERY/DELI CLERKS class 5 driver’s license and Joan Hardwick, brother-in-law Albert Braaton, sister Edna, step
For our Bakery/Deli located in Minnedosa, MB access to a personal vehicle. daughter-in-law Eva, six grandchildren and 23 great-grandchil-
Inquire/apply by phone (204) dren. She was predeceased by her parents Wilbert and Isabell, her
Duties to include, but not limited to; customer service, processing customer
transactions, product preparation, packaging, stocking, merchandising and general 867-5551, email: ftcmanage- son Wilbert, her sisters Eve, Florence, Barb, Grace and Nora, one
housekeeping/sanitation duties. ment@hotmail.com or in per- brother William and her step-children Norman and Tena. She was
Qualifications: son at 151-9th Ave SW Minne- also a loving grandmother to her numerous step-grandchildren
 Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills dosa, MB (Frontier Store) by and their families and a caring aunt to many nieces and nephews.
 Highly motivated Friday July 6th, 2018. Ivy, along with her sister Eva experienced a difficult child-
 Strong organizational skills
hood. To Ivy’s credit she rose above the obstacles presented to her at a
 Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings and
weekends
Minnedosa Child Care young age to become an accomplished and talented woman, a supportive
is currently seeking a creative spouse, a diligent mother and a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Ivy never admitted
We offer great advancement opportunities within our organization and the Co- and enthusiastic individual defeat, offered forgiveness to those who wronged her and did not allow her past to cast a shadow
operative Retailing System, competitive compensation and benefits, company
matched pension plan and a diverse and supportive working environment. for the position of Early Child- over her future.
hood Educator. We are seek- Ivy left her unfortunate childhood circumstances behind when she married Angus Mac-
Our core values are Integrity, Excellence and Responsibility
ing an individual with above Donald in 1940. Ivy described her life on the farm with Angus and their two boys, Finlay and
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your cover letter and average verbal and written Wilbert as the happiest of her life. She once said “We didn’t have two nickels to rub together, but
resume to:
communications, interper- we were happy.” Wilbert and Finlay, no doubt, caused Ivy a great deal of trouble, but she enjoyed
a.haywood@heritagecoop.ca sonal skills, ability to multi- it.
Attn: Annette Haywood
task, proficient time man- After Angus’ death in 1975, Ivy kept herself busy with working in the Minnedosa Personal
agement and organizational Care Home, gardening, quilting, sewing and crocheting. She was a welcoming grandma to her
Or apply in person at our Minnedosa Marketplace abilities. The responsibilities rambunctious grandchildren and her house in town was always a fun place to visit. Around 1981,
of this position include devel- Ivy caught the eye of the handsome Bill Evans. Or maybe he caught her eye. Either way, they fell
www.heritagecoop.ca
oping an emergent curricu- in love and got married. Bill and Ivy enjoyed a fun sweet and loving marriage; one cut too short
WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES FOR THEIR INTEREST, HOWEVER,
ONLY THOSE SELECTED TO CONTINUE IN THE SELECTION PROCESS WILL BE CONTACTED. lum, providing positive guid- by Bill’s death in 1992. At least they enjoyed laughing through ten years of life together. After Bill’s
ance, engaging with families, death, Ivy remained active with social outings with friends, bingo nights, bible study, church and
basic cleaning, etc. Applicant tending to her home and garden.
will be subject to Criminal As long as she was able, Ivy used her talents to provide her grandchildren and later, her
Record and Child Abuse Reg- many great-grandchildren, with scores of homemade quilts, Halloween costumes, teddy bears
istry Checks and must have and other cherished keepsakes.
Odanah Colony School a current First Aid and CPR In the last years of her life, Ivy’s world became smaller, but her hugs never lost their vigor and
a funded independent K-12 school located near Minnedosa, MB is certificate. Minnedosa Child she made sure that her family knew how much she loved and appreciated them.
Care offers a Pension Plan, The family would like to give a special thanks to all the staff at the Minnedosa Personal Care
seeking applications for a half-time high school ELA teacher during
Group Insurance, paid pro- Home for the loving care they provided to Ivy. Also loving acknowledgement to Ivy’s special
the 2018-2019 school year, commencing on Tuesday, September 4, gramming time, paid sick friend, Amy.
2018. In addition to teaching senior years ELA, the applicant may time and mental health days. On June 5th, 2018 Ivy passed on home to glory, just as it says of King David “at a good age, full
need to assist with other grades. Position to begin as soon as of days”, and much loved.
possible. Due date for re- The funeral service was held on Saturday, June 16th at Minnedosa Covenant Church with
Applicants should: sumes: July 10th, 2018. For Pastor Jeff Loewen officiating. Minnedosa Funeral Service was in charge on arrangements. Do-
• Hold a valid Manitoba Permanent Professional Teaching more questions or to apply, nations may be made to Minnedosa Personal Care Home.
Certificate. contact Teresa Guillas at 204-
• Be familiar with English literacy best practices and leading 867-3313 or minnedosachild- STELLA WACHNIAK
programs as well as provincial curricula. care@wcgwave.ca. (16-2) x March 6th, 1921 – June 8th, 2018
• Have a strong grasp of educational psychology and classroom
Stella Wachniak (Maluk) passed away at the Erickson Per-
management strategies. IN MEMORIAM sonal Care Home at the age of 97 years.
• Be prepared to teach in a low-enrolment, multiage classroom. Stella was the second child born to Rosie and Tom Maluk
• Be competent with best practices in evaluation and assessment In Loving Memory of of Sandy Lake. She completed public school in Sandy Lake and
as outlined by MB Education. BOB HARRINGTON was then enrolled in the P. Mohyla Institute in Saskatoon and Nu-
• Have strong interpersonal and communication skills. August 2nd, 1994 tana High School. She received her Bachelor of Science Home
• Be willing to learn about and be respectful of the Christian faith Economics degree from the University of Winnipeg in 1944 and
Sunshine fades and received further training in Ottawa. In 1947 she married Dan Wa-
in a Hutterite context. chniak from Gronlid Sask., who was enrolled in Engineering in
shadows fall
The selected candidate will need to provide current child abuse but sweet remembrance Winnipeg, In 1950 they moved to Toronto where Stella was employed
registry and criminal record checks. outlasts all. at Sunnybrook Medical Centre for 28 years, retiring in 1980.
In 2010 at ages 88 and 89 respectively Danny and Stella
A portfolio is recommended and may be requested during the Sadly missed by decided to move back to their roots – unable to choose Saskatchewan or Mani-
interview. For more information, please call Chris at 1-204-868- Diane, Jill, Karen and family. toba. They investigated the cost of funeral plots, Sandy Lakes’ were $100.00 – a fraction of the cost
5139. Resumes with at least 3 references can be emailed to: x elsewhere – so they purchased the plots and then a home in Sandy Lake. They told no one when
chrisjstahl@gmail.com they left Burlington and the two of them arrived several days later in Sandy Lake on June 4th,

A GOT
2010, driving all the way themselves. Unfortunately, they only had two years in their home before
Position needs to be filled by: June 30, 2018 (15-2)
Dan had a stroke.
Stella lived in her home in Sandy Lake for five years after Danny died thanks to Home Care

NOW HIRING HOUSEKEEPERS
D YOUR and family assistance. She became a resident of Erickson Personal Care Home in March of 2016.
Stella was predeceased by her husband Dan, her parents Tom and Rosie Maluk, brothers Eugene

• Must be able to stay on feet for long periods of time V ATTENTION? and Don, sisters Ann and Lisha. Stella is survived by Eugene’s wife Helen, their children; Wes
(Terry) Maluk of South Carolina, Deb Maluk of Sandy Lake, Roseanne Maluk of Sandy Lake, Tim

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(Dorothy) Maluk of Sandy Lake and their children Stan (Marcie) of West Kelowna, B.C., Tom of
• Pays great attention to details Winnipeg and Lou of Sandy Lake. She is also survived by Dan’s family in Saskatchewan, Georgia

R space for
and Winnipeg.
Staff housing available, if needed As per Stella’s wishes, no formal funeral was held, but a family service was held at the Sandy
Lake Municipal Cemetery to inter Stella and Danny’s ashes. If friends so desire donations may
For more information or to apply,please contact
Barb Kelly: T your next ad be made to the Erickson Personal Care Home. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.
raesfs.ca Rae’s Funeral Service of Shoal Lake and Erickson were in care of arrangments.
barb@elkhornresort.mb.ca or 204.848.8509
I Call
S 204-867-3816
E information!
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Dream Job! Live in care-
HEAVY DUTY
DUC celebrates Canada Day with
a gift of habitat near Brandon
giver/housekeeper. Summers MECHANIC
in Winnipeg and winters in 2 positions available
the tropics. Call 204-997-4629. Full Time OR Part Time
- Benefits Package
MEDICAL TRANSCRIP- (full time only)
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TION! In-demand career! Em- - Willingness to work Dusten said the plugs are
ployers have work-at-home overtime and some on his property are barely
positions available. Get online weekends
- Valid driver’s license
noticeable.
training you need from an em- “They put quite a few
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& LEASING LTD. Wetlands restored
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- Paid pick, drops,
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- Multi drop runs
WHAT? requiring further human
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- Referral program so are the ones we’ve re-
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The Minnedosa
By IAN HITCHEN, project. They live in Bran- the wetlands would bring DUC offers a variety of
Since 1883 DUC Manitoba Marketing don, but the former pig back valuable waterfowl incentive programs to help
and Communications Spe- farm is now a place for habitat. farmers balance a sustain-
Community Newspapers cialist them to enjoy and spend
time together.
DUC restored the
19 wetlands using ditch
able business with nature,
and that work is paying off.
Have Reach T he Bittle property
northwest of Brandon
was like much of the farm-
“We’re pretty happy to
be seeing the baby ducks
and baby geese walking
plugs. 
This is an approach re-
ferred to as minimal eco-
The Bittle conservation
project, for example, re-
The Minnedosa Tribune reaches far beyond the stored 19 wetlands and a
land that had been drained around the yard,” Dusten logical management,says
boundaries of our community. conservation agreement
in southwest Manitoba said. “We like it there, it’s a David Howerter, DUCs protects those plus an-
When you advertise with The Tribune over the years: scarred good fit for us.” national director of con- other 13 in perpetuity. In
your ad reaches subscribers in these by trenches, its surface The Bittles wanted to servation operations.    addition, it conserves 121
pockmarked with shallow retire their farmland, 11 Ditch plugs stem the
Manitoba communities: acres of existing upland
drained wetland basins. kilometres northwest of flow of water in places nesting habitat. In total,
Arden MacGregor Russell But wildlife enthusi- Brandon, and make it a where human-made out- about 144 acres of habitat
Argyle McCreary Sandy Lake asts Dusten and Jill Bittle place of beauty to enjoy. lets were introduced to are protected by this pro-
Bethany Melita Shoal Lake wanted to create a place But first, wetlands dam- drain the land. This allows ject alone.
Brandon Minitonas Souris that animals and people aged by prior drainage at- water to return to the land- Stories like this are
Brookdale Minnedosa Ste Rose could enjoy for years to tempts would need to be scape. exceptional, but they’re
Carberry Morden Starbuck come. They called Ducks restored. While the name sug- not unique. To date, DUC
Cardale Mountain Steinbach Unlimited Canada (DUC) Nineteen wetlands had gests it looks like a large has conserved 6.4 million
Carman Road Stonewall to help them realize their been damaged, with rela- household drain plug, in acres of wetland habitats
Canadian dream. In cele- tively few others left intact. fact, a ditch plug is made
Clanwilliam Neepawa Stoney nationwide, and of these,
bration of Canada Day, However, the grasslands of earth that’s contoured more than three million
Dauphin Newdale Mountain
we’re shining a spotlight on the surrounding up- using heavy machinery. acres have been restored.  
Douglas Oak Bank Strathclair on this special area. lands were in good condi- DUC shapes the terrain to
Eden Oak River Swan River Dusten said his family is tion—a place where water- match the wetland’s ori-
Elphinstone Oakburn Virden excited and proud of the fowl could nest. Restoring ginal slopes and depths.
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- Plenty of room for parking flooring
1.65 acres
$124,900 MLS #1711745 - Low taxes, quiet street,
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Minnedosa Credit Union
Community Owned, Community Minded
Main Line 204-867-6350 Alayna McTavish - Loans Clerk 204-867-6354
Brad Ross - General Manager 204-867-6366 Kim Robinson - Loans Officer 204-867-6352
Terry McLenehan - Manager of Lending 204-867-6363 Nicole Loewen - Loans Clerk 204-867-6369
Susan Glasgow - Finance Manager 204-867-6353 Lisa Dyck - Administrative Clerk 204-867-6367
Debbie Strelczik - Ag/Comm. Acct. Manager 204-867-6360 Joanne Clarke - Financial Administrator 204-867-6364
Dan Quesnel - Loans Officer 204-867-6359 Gaylene Johnson - Member Service Supervisor 204-867- 6357
Donna Dowsett - Loans Officer 204-867-6361 Fax 204-867-6391
Candice Brown - Loans Officer 204-867-6362 Email info @minnedosacu.mb.ca

Hours of Business
Monday to Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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this year’s
recipient of the
MCU Bursary!
CANADA DAY
CELEBRATIONS
They are coming... AT THE MINNEDOSA BEACH
To Serve you better Minnedosa Credit Union JULY 1ST, 2018
is replacing all Member/Debit cards. Watch STARTING AT 12:00 P.M.
your mail in late July when you will receive AND ENDING WITH
your new safe and secure, Flash debit card. FIREWORKS AT DUSK
Watch the paper for more details, or pop by FUN FOR ALL AGES
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2018 MINNEDOSA
GRADUATES OF

Way to go
Grads! Best of luck
Best of Luck to the Class
Jordyn Josephine Madison Sydney Alicia Tonielle Caryl-Lynn Nolan Christopher
in your Future
ANDREWS AUSTIN BACHEWICH BAILEY of 2018!
Endeavors! Daughter of Stacy and Trent Daughter of Jackie and Daughter of Pam and Blair Son of Christine Bailey and
Andrews. Dwayne Ausitn. Bachewich. Dan Bailey.
Plans to attend Grant
Plans on travelling for a year Will be attending ACC Plans on working for a year
Modern Looks
MacEwan University in
Edmonton and become and then pursue a career in enrolled in the Health Care then attending Red River Unisex Hair
a Chartered Professional Fire and Paramedic. Aide Program. College for Paramedicine. Design
Accountant

HERE’S
Congratulations TO A
to the
graduating Riley James April Marie Kate Anne Samantha Alice
BRIGHT
class! BARRETT BILCOWSKI BLACK COLLEN FUTURE
Son of Wes and Tanis Barrett. Daughter of Genelle and Daughter of Renee Black. Daughter of Pam and
Flower’s Will be attending the Royal
Military College of Canada
Rick Bilcowski.
Will be attending University
Will be travelling to
Australia and working for
Scott Collen.
Plans to attend H & Co.
GRADS!
on Main and become a Combat Saler’s
of Manitoba to pursue a a year then pursue a post Academy and become a
Engineer.
career in Kinesiology. secondary education. registered esthetician.
Backhoe &
Trucking

There is a good
reason they call
these ceremonies
“commencement
exercises.” Reach
Sarah Catherine Nathan Riley Maxon Conel Stephanie Telicia Dor
Graduation is not High
CROMB DORNN DOWSETT DOWSETT
the end; it’s the Daughter of Carla and Son of Valerie and Arthur Dornn. Son of Barb and Barry Dowsett.
Grads of
Daughter of Barb and
beginning. Colin Williams. Will be entering the workforce in Barry Dowsett. 2018
- Orrin Hatch Will be attending the the area of trades.
Plans to attend Assiniboine
Minnedosa University of Manitoba
taking University One.
COmmunity College and
become a web media
Pharmacy designer
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GOOD LUCK
ON YOUR
JOURNEY
Happy
Graduation
Best of luck
Class of to the Class
2018! Nicholas Oliver Bradley Scott Curtis Ashton William Braeden of 2018!
Alexander ENNS FEHR Gamey GOOD
Son of Sandra and Son of Tammy and Son of Jill Gordon. Son of Laura and
Jackson Law Kevin Enns.
Plans to attend Assiniboine
Henry Fehr. Will be attending Barry Good.
Office COmmunity College
to become a certified
Will be entering the
workforce.
Lethbridge college taking
Business Administration.
Plans to go to college Brian Horner
to pursue a career as a
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Grad‛s Congratulations
You‛re Tops to the class of
With us! Eric Austin Brayden Gary Michael Chelsea Rae Matthew Shane 2018!
From the HALL HATCH HODGSON KOWAL
staff at Son of Sandra and Son of Trent Hatch. Daughter of Michelle and Son of Crissy and From Adam
Allan Hall. Plans to work towards Michael Hodgson. Mike Kowal.
Plans to enter the
and Staff
Will be attending the getting his level one in Plans to attend the
University of Calgary and workforce then travel at
University of Manitoba to Heavy Duty Mechanics. to New Zealand. Upon
pursue an engineering
degree.
become an accountant.
return pursue a trade in
mechanics.
Kirk’s Service

Way Here’s
to Go to a job
Grads! Jayden Richard
KRELLER
Tristan Robert
LABELLE
Amy Marie
MCINTOSH
Jayden Daniel
MORRICE
well done!
Four Son of Krista Dillabough Son of Kerry and
Son of Solange and Daughter of Beverly and
and Dallas Kreller. Ken LaBelle. Boyd McIntosh. Ken Morrice.
Seasons WIll be entering the Plans to continue the WIll be attending Manitoba Plans on entering the
workforce. apprenticeship program and Institute of Trades and workforce.
Repair
become a Marine and Outdoor Technology taking Rehab Aide
Power Equipment Technician. Assistant.
R.M. of
Minto - Odanah

Congrats and Best Wishes!
To all the Grads of 2018!
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Follow Your
Dreams Congrats
But Never and
Forget Your Rhianna Therese Victoria Taylor Cameron Lauren Benjamin Axel Kam-Loang Best Wishes
Way Back OLAGUER OLSON PARROTT PEARSON Mountain
Daughter of Remelyn Daughter of Beverly Mauws. Daughter of Colleen and Son of Lisa and Tom
Home! Olaguer and Rolando Will be entering the Lawrence Parrott. Pearson. Park
Olaguer. workforce for a year then Plans to attend the Plans to attend the
Will be attending pursuing a post secondary University of Manitoba and Pharmacy
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Grads! Emily Margaret Ashley Irene Colin Matthew Jessica Ellen Top of the
PEARSON ROBINSON ROBINSON RYDEN World!
Daughter of Michelle and Daughter of Kim Butler and Son of Clarice and Rodney Daughter of Carolyn O’Toole
M&M Craig Pearson. Perry Robinson. Robinson. and Darvis Ryden.
Will be attending ACC for Sharon’s
Will be attending the Will be attending ACC and Will be attending Lakehead
AUTOBODY University of Saskatchewan becoming a University to become a Business Administration.
Town & Country
to receive a Bachelor of
Science in Agriculture.
Heath Care Aide. professional engineer.
Insurance

Congratulations
to the Kara Mae Adam Joel Curtis Austin Myles Joseph
Congrats to
SHOEMAKER STEMMER STEVENSON Sullivan the Class of
Graduating
Daughter of Crystal Son of Pam and Olaf Son of Carla and Cory Son of Joe and Cindy 2018 and
Class of Winfield and Stemmer. Stevenson. Sullivan.
good luck in
Wade Winfield. Will be joining the Plans to attend ACC and Plans to work for a year then
2018! Will be entering the Canadian Coast Guard become an Electrician. become a member of the all your future
Sims and workforce. College to become a RCMP.
endeavors!
navigation officer.
Company
Barristers Frontier
Trading Co.
Solicitors
Notaries

Congratulations
It took a lot of hard work to reach this goal. You had to show up every day,
whether you felt like it or not.
Greg Nesbitt
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Class of 2018
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Good Luck
to Madison
“Don’t cry
because it’s over.
and the Smile because
Madison Raeann Angelina Aaron Myron
rest of the
Braeden James
SYLVESTER TOICHOA-FULFORD TULMAN TURNER
it happened.”
Dr. Suess
Class of Daughter of Cheri
McTavish and Troy
Daughter of Renee Fulford
and Gabriel Toichoa.
Son of Pam Tulman and
Myron Tulman.
Son of Shauna Gray and
Derrick Turner.
Sylvester. Will be entering the Will be entering the Plans to work for a year
2018! Plans to attend ACC for an workforce. workforce. and then attend school the
education in Business and following year.
Marketing.

Here’s to
“If you haven’t
a Bright found it yet, keep
looking. Don’t
settle. As with
Future! Kailyn Elizabeth Willem Jeremy Daniel Hannah Skye Jaun all matters of the
heart, you’ll know
From Laurie TURNER UHRYNIUK-SMITH YUEN when you find it.”
& Staff at Daughter of Shauna Gray Son of Louise Uhryniuk Daughter of Dana and
Minnedosa and Derrick Turner. and Daniel Smith. Chris Yuen. –Steve Jobs
Plans to enter the Plans to attend Brandon
Service workforce. University and become a
Station psychologist.

Happy Graduation Day!
That special day is here.
A day that you have worked for
Through many, long, hard years.

You really are amazing.
Think of the knowledge you possess.
You’ve worked so very hard.
You’ve given it your best.

You have stayed dedicated,
And inspiring to us all.
You’ve conquered so very much,
And today you’re standing tall.

Your life is just beginning.
There is so much more.
Rejoice in your accomplishments.
The future is all yours.
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2018
Minnedosa Collegiate Graduation

AWARDS
Senior Female Athlete of the Year Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary 138 Minnedosa and District Health
April Bilcowski Award – Sydney Austin Foundation Inc. Scholarship –
Ashley Robinson
Senior Male Athlete of the Year Masonic Award – Sydney Austin
Riley Barrett Minnedosa Heritage Co-op Bursary –
Minnedosa Health District Auxiliary Colin Robinson
Minnedosa Credit Union Youth Board Award Scholarship –
Jordyn Andrews, Austin Hall, Emily Pearson, Tonielle Bachewich Minnedosa Band Parent Association
Riley Barrett, Chelsea Hodgson Award – Jessica Ryden
Minnedosa Archery Club Bursary –
Archie & Winona Londry Scholarship – Tristan LaBelle Averill Memorial Foundation
Austin Hall Scholarship – Adam Stemmer
Morris Industries Bursary –
Merit Contractors Association of Tristan LaBelle Rockin’ The Fields of Minnedosa
Manitoba Scholarship – Austin Hall Scholarship – Adam Stemmer
Mary Kathleen Yuar (J. Girling Family)
Westman Communications Award of Award – Nicholas Enns MHSAA Athletic Scholar Nominee – Riley
Excellence Scholarship – Austin Hall Barrett
Minnedosa Fire Fighters Level One
William Angus Grant Memorial Award – National Accreditation – Nicholas Enns The Schulich Leader Nominee –
Austin Hall Riley Barrett
United Commercial Travellers
Minnedosa Collegiate Award – Scholarship – Madison Sylvester Archie and Winona Londry Scholarship
Cameron Parrott – Riley Barrett
Chown Centennial Entrance
Shawn Cooper Memorial Award – Scholarship – April Bilcowski The Charette Award of Excellence in
Nolan Bailey Community Service – Riley Barrett
Minnedosa Construction Trades Group
Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce Award – Nathan Dornn Minnedosa Lions Club Bursary –
Scholarship – Emily Pearson Riley Barrett
Frontier Trading Co. Bursary –
South Parkland 4H Award – Chelsea Hodgson RRSD English 40S Award – Riley Barrett
Emily Pearson
Minnedosa Chamber of Commerce The Minnedosa Tribune Honour Roll –
Redfern Farm Services Award – Scholarship – Ben Pearson Sydney Austin, Nicholas Enns
Emily Pearson
GM Bursary – Ben Pearson Raymond Girling Scholarships –
Minnedosa Credit Union Award – Ben Pearson, Nicholas Enns, Chelsea Hodgson,
Jordyn Andrews Level 1 Motor Vehicle Mechanics Sydney Austin
Technical Credit – Ben Pearson
Captain HGL Hutton Award – Governor General’s Medal –
Rhianna Olaguer Piston Ring Power Mechanics Award – Sydney Austin
Ben Pearson
Rolling River Teachers Association
Scholarship – Sarah Cromb Vocational Teachers Association Award
of Merit – Ben Pearson
Preceptor Zeta Bursary –
Telecia Dowsett

Congrats and Best Wishes!
From the Board & Staff at
Minnedosa Credit Union
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2018
GRADUATES OF
ERICKSON

Dale Cole Rachel Rose Johnson Briana Nicole Lynn Matthew Alexander Noah Patrick
BURNS CHEMERIKA MASON MICHALCHUK MICHALCHUK
Son of Rita Hogg and the Daughter of Nancy Coulson Daughter of Tanya Son of Melanie Michalchuk. Son of Melanie Michalchuk
late Ward Burns. and Wendell Chemerika. Robinson and Brad Mason. Matt plans to study Plans to earn a Bachelors
Plans to enter the Plans to study Plans to attend ACC to Criminology, Business and degree in the future.
workforce. Agribusiness at ACC. earn a degree in Practical Astronomy.
Nursing.

Brayden Austin Bobbi Rae Julia Marion Elmer Martin Alex Sara Ariel
SOPKOW UHL USICK YEW-GAYWISH YOUNG
Son of Ashley Moyer and Daughter of Nancy Daughter Gloria Usick. Son of Joan Gaywish. Daughter of Myrna Young
Jason Sopkow. and Jayson Uhl. Plans to attend BU and Plans to enter the and Mark Young.
Will be attending Longwood
Plans to enter the taking pre-nursing courses. workforce. Plans to study
University in Farmville, Virginia
workforce. to study Athletic Therapy before Cosmetology in Brandon.
attending U of M to enter a Masters
Program in Physiotherapy.

Serving the communities of
Congratulations and Minnedosa, Brandon,
Best Wishes for the Future to Wawanesa, Erickson, and
Sandy Lake
All Rolling River School Division Graduates
from the
RRSD Board of Trustees and Employees
Congratulations Graduates of 2018
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2018
Erickson Collegiate Graduation
AWARDS
RRSD ELA Bronze Medallion – Compass Credit Union Award – Uncle Carl’s Canteen Award –
Briana Mason Rachel Chemerika Rachel Chemerika

Sandy Lake Lions Awards for Biology, Erickson Chamber of Commerce Award – ECI Student Council Scholarship –
Chemistry and Physics – Julia Usick Rachel Chemerika Rachel Chemerika

Gold Honour Roll – Julia Usick Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson Poor Michael’s Emporium Scholarship –
Endeavour Award – Rachel Chemerika Elmer Yew-Gaywish
Silver Honour Roll – Rachel Chemerika
Heritage Co-op Scholarship – Briana Mason Erickson W.I. Bursary – Julia Usick
Bronze Honour Roll – Matthew Michalchuk,
Bobbi Uhl Westman Communication Scholarship – RBC Award – Rachel Chemerika
Julia Usick
Male Athlete of the Year – Erickson Lions Club Scholarship –
Elmer Yew-Gaywish John and Ona Schellenberg 4H Bursary – Julia Usick
Rachel Chemerika
Female Athlete of the Year – Briana Mason Wilda and Kelly Carlson Scholarship –
Jewels of Siam Bursary – Bobbi Rae Uhl Julia Usick
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #143 in
Honour of the Ladies Auxiliary – Wasagaming Chamber of Commerce Award J. Raymond Girling Divisional Scholarship
Rachel Chemerika – Rachel Chemerika – Julia Usick

Award in Memory of Indu Bala Khandelwal Erickson Nurses MNU #73 Award – Governor General’s Academic Medal –
– Julia Usick Julia Usick Julia Usick

Jason Kelly Memorial Scholarship – Mom’s Canteen/Dianne Watts Memorial
Rachel Chemerika Award – Elmer Yew-Gaywish

Message to the Class of 2018
Dear Grads,
You have reached an important milestone in your life journey; you have successfully completed your elementary and high school education and are
now ready to face new challenges.
High school graduation is a time most graduates feel as though they are riding a wild rollercoaster of emotions. There is great excitement and
celebration, as well as some sadness and possibly even some fear as you ponder what the future may hold. As you graduate, you close the book on a regular routine you
have known for the majority of your lives. Although this door is closing, a new door is opening wide. As you pass through this doorway you will find an
endless supply of opportunities and challenges. This is a time of important choices and new beginnings which will help shape the rest of your life.
While some of you may know exactly what you want out of life others may still be unsure, and that’s okay. Whatever life path you choose to follow,
make sure you do it for the right reasons; do it because you want to, do it because it brings you happiness, fulfillment and personal satisfaction. As you
seek your future career choices, keep in mind you must do what you personally feel is best for you. While financial stability is extremely important, it is not
everything. Never make a career decision based solely on its financial rewards. One can have all the riches in the world but without personal satisfaction and
happiness that person will not experience the best life has to offer.
My wish to you all is that you find your own personal balance between home and career and that overall, you make the best of what you have and
enjoy every moment of the rest of your life. As you move forward in life face each challenge head on with no fear. No dream or goal is out of reach. It isn’t
going to come easy – it will take a lot of hard work, but let me assure you, in the end it is definitely worth it. Each and every one of you has the ability to use
your knowledge and personal skills to their full potential. There is always something new to learn so never close your mind to new learning opportunities
which will arise throughout your life.
You are the leaders of tomorrow, the next generation of young adults setting out to shape this crazy world we live in. Every choice and decision you
make leads you to the next step on the road of life. Always strive to make good decisions and responsible choices and don’t be too hard on yourself if you
stumble now and then. One of the most important messages I can pass on to you is to remember that nobody is perfect. We are all human and we are all
capable of making mistakes or losing our way from time to time. If you do, it’s perfectly okay. You can always find a way to make new choices and move
beyond the turmoil so that you can find yourself in a better place. Some time ago, I heard a great quote from a young man diagnosed with terminal cancer.
No matter what life threw his way, he constantly reminded himself that it could be worse. That is so true. Remember, no matter how bad things may get it
could always be worse.
In closing I want to encourage each and every one of our graduates to enjoy this time with your family, friends, and classmates. You have been
through a lot together throughout your school years. There have been good times and bad times and those ups and downs will continue throughout your
life – that’s just the way life goes. None of us know our destiny or what our future holds. The important thing is to live each day like it’s your last, live your life
to the fullest and have no regrets when looking back. Although it can be hard to understand, everything happens for a reason. Surround yourself with good
people and stay in touch with family and friends no matter where this world may take you.
Be proud of who you are and how far you have come so far. The ride is not over and there is a lot more out there. Jump in and accelerate yourself into
the future. Go out there and make things happen! Congratulations on your graduation and good luck with all your future endeavors!
Darryl A. Holyk
Publisher