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Grandparents' Day

Memory tree back at PCU

Even at their best, holidays can be stressful enough, said Aldene Moroz, Sunset Palliative Care volunteer co-ordinator.

Community Foundation of Portage and District grants chair Carey Duncan presents a cheque for $600 to Aldene Moroz, co-ordinator for Sunset Palliative Care. In 2012, Joyce Collier set up the Dr. Kenneth J. and Joyce Collier Fund, a designated fund with the purpose of supporting Sunset Palliative Care yearly for as long as it exists. The earnings from the fund will go towards client services and education. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

CFPD hands out grants to local organizations

The Community Foundation of Portage and District handed out grants to the ArtsSmarts program and Tupper Street Family Resource Centre, as well as giving an annual installment to Sunset Palliative Care from the Dr. Kenneth J. and Joyce Collier Fund at the Portage and District Arts Centre on Nov. 25.

Guy Moffat, one of the PCRC and the Portage la Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce's agents of change in their Mission Possibilities campaign, was able to raise $225 to go towards active transportation and parks in the community, but his mission also led to another initiative. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Bicycle co-op program takes off

A new active transportation program may be seen soon in Portage la Prairie — and all because of an unsuccessful attempt at launching one for Mission Possibilities.

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