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Deb Blower

We are sad to announce the passing of Deborah Faye Blower, who succumbed to cancer on April 10. Deb was an RRC instructor for 30 years, and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Facilitator prior to her retirement in 2016. Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Deb’s Life will be held on Thursday, July 25,…

Not the brightest light in T.O.

“We gotta save the planet. So when the chick on the radio said turn off your lights for Earth Hour, I did.” Unfortunately, the lights that 68-year-old Ilya Desphares turned off were his headlights. Losing control of his speeding 1993 Hummer in the process, the senior felled three power poles on Old Mill Road before…

Meeting Minutes: March 21, 2019 (draft)

HERITAGE GROUP MEETING DATE: Thursday, March 21, 2019 TIME: 10 a.m. PLACE: Boardroom A137 ATTENDANCE: Leslie Walsh, Chair, Mary Hayes, Secretary, Don Carlson, Bob Vinet, Glenn Baldwin, Rose Marie Hess, Lorie Siebrand, Sherry Ripak, Dorothy Derksen, Karen Wall, Rose-Marie Floch, Deanna Muller, Elaine Primeau, Gordon McBean, Allison Cowell, Linda Robeson, Don Kennedy, Nancy Wheatley, Steven Franklin, Pat Fraser,…

Riva Harrison: RRC Update

Heritage Group meeting of March 21, 2019. by Leslie Walsh Riva Harrison, proud Winnipegger and RRC alumnus, only joined our staff 2½ years ago. But her RRC roots go back to her childhood. Some of us remember her dad, Gerry Harrison, a former instructor in RRCC’s Civil Technology. After graduating from CreComm, Riva started her career…

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