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Lou Antonissen, Community Foundation of Portage and District chair, presents Karley Maxwell, Portage Day Care site supervisor, with a donation of $25,000. The dollars will go towards upgrading the old Knights of Columbus Hall on Duke Avenue, which will provide more day care spaces for infants and school aged children. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Portage Day Care gets help from CFPD

Lou Antonissen, Community Foundation of Portage and District chair, presents Karley Maxwell, Portage Day Care site supervisor, with a donation of $25,000. The dollars will go towards upgrading the old Knights of Columbus Hall on Duke Avenue, which will provide more day care spaces for infants and school aged children.

Lou Antonissen, Community Foundation of Portage and District chair, presents a grant of $15,000 to Shelley Caskey, Portage Services for Seniors’ (PSFS) executive director on Feb. 25. The dollars will go towards the purchase and installation of clusters of outdoor fitness equipment at various locations along the Crescent Lake walkway, which will provides the opportunity for people of all ages to experience different types of exercise in addition to walking, running and biking along the path. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Grant helps Service for Seniors get active

Lou Antonissen, Community Foundation of Portage and District chair, presents a grant of $15,000 to Shelley Caskey, Portage Services for Seniors’ (PSFS) executive director on Feb. 25. The dollars will go towards the purchase and installation of clusters of outdoor fitness equipment at various locations along the Crescent Lake walkway, which will pro

USDA cattle on feed report

The USDA Feb. 1 cattle on feed report showed cattle on feed in line with inventories a year ago at an even 100 per cent. On feed numbers and marketings were in line with pre-report estimates.

Cheryl Apperley, owner of Healthy Choices, at her business set in Setsetera on Feb. 24. Apperley started her business in October 2014 to bring massage therapy and essential oils to Portage la Prairie. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

New massage therapist in Portage

A new business opened its doors in Portage la Prairie in October 2014, and has since been helping people through massage therapy, reflexology and essential oils.

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