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From left to right, Shawn Rawlings, HSF Portage campaign chair, Elaine Cairns of Kozy Korner, Sean Crawford, HSF director of community engagement, Judy Nagribianko Kozy Korner president and Mayor Irvine Ferris Feb. 5 at the HSF Portage campaign kick-off at the Portage Co-op. (Brian Oliver/The Graphic/Postmedia Network)

Portage HSF in dire need of canvassers

The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s (HSF) Portage chapter desperately needs more volunteers to ensure the campaign’s success.The campaign, which runs throughout the month of February, held it’s official kick-off Feb. 5 at the Portage Co-op but still seeks volunteers for evening canvassing.

Heart and Stroke foundation in need of volunteers

Dedicated volunteer canvassers for the Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) in Portage will again brave the cold this February for the annual Heart Month canvassing campaign. Unfortunately, the campaign is lacking in volunteers this year.

Ecole Crescentview School in Portage la Prairie (Matt Hermiz/TheGraphic/Postmedia Network)

Expansion at ECVS approved

Infrastructure upgrade at Ecole Crescentview School was recently given the green light by the Manitoba Public Schools Finance Board.

PPUW hopes to build on 2015 successes

The tireless efforts of those involved in the Portage Plains United Way's (PPUW) fund raising campaign resulted in over a quarter million dollars donated.In total, $257,624.67 was raised, eclipsing the goal of $247,000 announced at the beginning of the campaign in September of 2015.

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