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Jack Kaplan

We sadly note the passing of Jack Kaplan at the age of 90 on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The first teacher in Manitoba to attain a Masters in Physical Education, Jack developed RRC’s physical education program and taught at RRC for 22 years until his retirement. Donations in Jack’s name can be made to Riverview…

Kwun Chu

We are saddened to note the passing on June 29 of Kwun Chu at the age of 57. Recently retired, Kwun was a Senior Programmer Analyst with RRC’s IT Solutions for many years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. (link to Free Press Obituary)

Exploring Manitoba’s Mennonite Heritage

by Karen Wall [Photos courtesy of Karen Wall and Mennonite Heritage Museum promotional materials.] On May 16, 2019 twenty-nine Red River College Heritage Group members and their guests visited the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Steinbach.  This outdoor village was built to take visitors back to the mid-1870s when the first Mennonite settlers arrived in Manitoba.…

X-Rebels Ride Again

Remember the Red River Rebel Riders (now RRCyclists), a team of RRC cyclists that has raised tens of thousands of dollars over the years in the fight against MS? Two alumni and HG members, Wayne Ferguson and Guy Dugas, have now set their sights on cancer, the largest killer of kids in Canada. They (with their team…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

Click HERE to display all of the posts in our Heritage Group blog in reverse chronological order.