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Deb Pokrant

1953 – 2016 Deborah (Deb) Lynette Pokrant (nee Zirk) lost her courageous 5 year battle with Picks disease on December 5, 2016. Deb served the last 30 plus years of her 40 year career in government as the Executive Assistant to the President of Red River College and had been Secretary to the Board of Governors. In lieu…

Annual Holiday Receptions

Dear Colleagues, On behalf of the Senior Leadership Team, I would like to invite all retirees to RRC’s annual holiday receptions, at whichever afternoon event is most convenient. Notre Dame Campus Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Time: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Place: Voyageur Dining Room, Building A (2055 Notre Dame Ave.) Exchange District Campus Date:…

2016 Yuletide Feast a Hit!

by Leslie Walsh 47 merry souls (the most ever!) thoroughly enjoyed this year’s yuletide luncheon in the Prairie Lights. The food was great (the usual for RRC)! The only wrinkle was that we were expecting to be able to purchase beer and wine, but somehow that wasn’t to be.  Anyhoo, that wasn’t a big deal.  We enjoyed…

Cam Asher

(1956-2016) We are sorry to report the passing on November 23 of Cameron (Cam) Asher.  Cam served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 20 years, and then went on to work as Facility Manager at Red River College up until his retirement in 2014. (link to Free Press obituary/Mosaic Funerals obituary)