Final Weekend For Operation Red Nose

rednose dec182011File Photo: Operation Red Nose vehicle December 2011

Organizers of Operation Red Nose in the Central Plains a expecting the final weekend will be a very busyone.  Coordinator Leo Lapointe says they are already on pace to set new benchmarks for total rides and donations.re

He says they have provided 353 rides so far this year and are on pace to surpass last year's results of 417. Lapointe says donations are also up about $2500 dollars compared to last year.  

Lapointe says three teams of three will be on the roads tonight, tomorrow and New Years eve but they could still use a few more volunteers. anyone wishing to help is asked to fill out an application at their local RCMP detachment.

Share This:

  • places memory tree 1

    Memory Tree To Honour Loved Ones

    Friday November 28, 2014

    While a lot of us put up Christmas trees, Sunset Palliative Care erected a memory tree in Portage la Prairie. Coordinator Aldene Moroz sa

  • People Tracey Vanstone

    Strong Beginning for 'Strong Beginnings'

    Friday November 28, 2014

    Principle of La Verendrye School Tracey Vanstone The 'Strong Beginnings' program was discussed at the Portage La Prairie School Board meeti

  • people kathy vanstone CFPDgrant2 nov252014

    Family Resource Centre To Update Website

    Friday November 28, 2014

    The Community Foundation of Portage and District presented a cheque earlier this week to the Tupper Street Family Resource Centre. Executi

  • cindy black friday nov272014

    Celebrate Black Friday In Portage la Prairie!

    Thursday November 27, 2014

    You don't have to go to the States to find great bargains during a Black Friday shopping spree. Cindy McDonald, executive director of the

  • people leo lapointe red nose 14 nov272014

    Operation Red Nose Is Back

    Thursday November 27, 2014

    With the festive season approaching, Operation Red Nose is set to begin its ninth year tomorrow night in Portage la Prairie. It makes sure

  • people doug dobrowolski3 nov212013

    Municipalities Face Challenges

    Wednesday November 26, 2014

    The Association of Manitoba Municipalities members are pleased with President Doug Dobrowolski as he was acclaimed to another two year ter

  • beaver dam may202014

    Beaver Troubles In RM Of Grey

    Wednesday November 26, 2014

    They're Canada's national animal, but the beaver isn't getting great reception in the RM of Grey. Reeve Ray Franzmann says the rodents are

  • places teen clinic1 rotary nov252014 copy

    Local Teen Clinic Provides Model Assistance

    Wednesday November 26, 2014

    Skouta and Tracy Ediger Portage Collegiate's Teen Clinic is spreading the word about their services. Nurse Practitioner Rachel

  • manitoba-aboriginal-health-careers-ca

    Become A Healer

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    Southern Health-Santé Sud recently launched the Manitoba Aboriginal Health Careers website, which is the first of its kind in Canada. Hol

  • ashern7 sep192014

    Coldwell Prepares For Winter

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    Like the rest of the province has been doing since the first significant snow fell a week or so ago, the RM of Coldwell's getting ready fo

  • people kam blight

    AMM Convention Covers Variety Of Topics This Week

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    The reeve of the RM of Portage la Prairie is among a number of local elected officials attending this week's AMM convention in Winnipeg. K

  • people david single sep242014

    Westbourne Moving Ahead With Project

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    The RM of Wesbourne's finally able to move forward with the expansion of the Yellowhead Regional Water System in their area. They recently

  • people brian pallister july52013

    Non-confidence Motion Introduced

    Tuesday November 25, 2014

    Opposition Leader Brian Pallister moved a non-confidence motion in the legislature yesterday in an attempt to defeat the NDP government.

  • snowmobile2

    Club Snow Getting Ready For Another Season

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Club Snow is preparing for another season of snowmobiling in the Portage region. Director Tony McIvor says they've already had many volunt

  • occ4 nov242014

    New High For OCC

    Monday November 24, 2014

      Operation Christmas child is nearly over for another year in Portage la Prairie. Yesterday saw the shoeboxes filled with gifts fo

  • roads nov242014

    Highway Update

    Monday November 24, 2014

    UPDATED 7:20 am Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation reports the Trans Canada Highway's bare from Winnipeg to Griswold, just west o

  • irvine ferris nov182014

    City Focusing On Dutch Elm At AMM Convention

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Portage la Prairie Mayor Irvine Ferris is in Winnipeg this week, attending the Association of Manitoba Municipalities' annual convention.

  • logos mmf nov212014

    MMF Extending Citizenship

    Monday November 24, 2014

    Residence in Manitoba will no longer be required for citizenship in the Manitoba Metis Federation. Board member and Minister of Metis Righ

  • kirk gyselinck nov202014

    It's Almost Time for Snowmobiling

    Monday November 24, 2014

      Kirk Gyselinck is partner/general manager at Avenue Honda Polaris in Portage, and shares the excitement. "I think it's going to

  • hampers3 dec122013

    Christmas Hamper Registration In Portage

    Sunday November 23, 2014

    It's getting closer to Christmas, and hampers are being prepared in Portage la Prairie for those in need. Captain Peter Robinson of the S

Search Local News Archives