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Closure, by Ron Blicq, to be Performed in Manitoba

Shoestring Players of Winnipeg are presenting “Closure” at the Forrest Nickerson Theatre in the Deaf Centre, 285 Pembina Highway, from June 12 to 16, and in the A-Spire Theatre in Gimli from July 5 to 7. The play is based on the true stories of 25,000 British war children who were born of unions between…

Barbara Gluck: The Gimli Glider

Heritage Group meeting of April 18, 2019. by Leslie Walsh After Barbara Gluck retired and moved to Sandy Hook in 2004, she joined the respected Gimli Art Club. As the Chairperson overseeing the Gimli Seawall Gallery, she noticed that many visitors asked where they might find the ‘Gimli Glider’ Museum, only to be told there was…

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…

Heritage Group Blog Archive

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