Seniors News:

News from the Herman Prior 55+ Centre

Hope Faschoway: Executive Director

January, 2016



Note: Prior Centre will be closed on Friday, January 1st for New Years’ Day holiday.

Garage Sale

The Herman Prior Centre will be having a Mid-Winter Garage Sale on Sat, Jan 23rd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and table rentals are now being taken. For more information or to reserve a table, call 204-857-6951 between Monday and Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 p.m.


The next afternoon dance will be on Friday, January 15th at 1:30 p.m., bring a friend and have a great time with wonderful music and people.

The monthly Birthday Party and Dance will be on Friday, January 29th at 1:30. All those with a birthday in January will be given a corsage to wear for the party. There will be birthday cake and ice cream served following the dance for $2.00, if it's your birthday month you get your cake and ice cream free! Ask your friends to meet you at the Prior Centre for and enjoyable afternoon full of music and friends.


A number of activities will be starting up again at the Centre following the Christmas break. Floor Curling and Floor Shuffleboard will resume on Fri, January 8 (Curling at 10 a.m. and Shuffleboard at 1 p.m.), Line Dancing on Mon, January 11 at 10 a.m., Aquasize on Mon, January 4 at 1:30 p.m., Prairie Wildfire Line dancing on Tues, January 12 at 6:30 p.m., HPC Tai Chi on Thurs, January 7 at 9:15 a.m., Square Dancing on Thurs, January 7 at 7 p.m., Monday Painting class will resume on January 11 at 9 a.m., Wednesday Painting class will resume on January 6 at 9 a.m. and Clogging on Mon, January 11 at 5:30 p.m.


Herman Prior Centre 2016 memberships are available. The Prior Centre provides programs and services such as recreational activities, healthy lifestyle and educational programs, and leadership and volunteer opportunities. Health services include hearing, foot care, and blood pressure clinics. Come in and renew or purchase a new membership. The cost is still only $25.00 for the year. For more information on the programs and services offered or the volunteer opportunities that are available call 204-857-6951.

Computer Classes

Computer Classes scheduled for January have been cancelled. Watch the newsletters and column for updates on next available courses.

50/50 Draw

Herman Prior Centre has a monthly 50/50 draw that is open to the public. It is drawn on the 4th Friday of each month. Tickets are $1.00 each or 3 for $2.00.

Thank You

Thank you to all the volunteers that helped at our Christmas Dinner, it was greatly appreciated. This dinner could not have happened if it weren’t for the dedicated volunteers! Once again, Thank You!

Noon Meal

Come join us for lunch! The Herman Prior Centre has a noon meal program Monday to Friday. A hot nutritious meal with tea or coffee and dessert is served at noon and costs only $7.00. You do not have to be a member to come for lunch, all ages are welcome. Please call by 11 am to reserve your spot.

From the Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers Have a Safe and Happy New Year!

If you have any suggestions on trips, activities or events for the Prior Centre please feel free to call, drop by or send an email to Hope at We are always looking for new and fresh ideas. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.