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Rotary 5370 District Governor Ingrid Neitsch spoke to Battlefords Rotarians about some of the district's goals during her visit Monday.
Rotary 5370 District Governor Ingrid Neitsch spoke to Battlefords Rotarians about some of the district's goals during her visit Monday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Rotary District Governor promotes peace-building at local meeting

By Angela Brown
July 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

Rotary 5370 District Governor Ingrid Neitsch gave an inspirational speech about peace-building when she visited the Battlefords Rotary Club Monday.

About 25 local Rotarians attended the luncheon meeting in North Battleford.

Left to right, David Fortier (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce), Rod Forman  (Anderson Pump House), Howard Kirby (Anderson Pump House) and Terry Caldwell (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce) gather for a cheque presentation picture Thursday. Anderson Pump House donated $5,000 to the Action Battlefords initiative.
Left to right, David Fortier (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce), Rod Forman (Anderson Pump House), Howard Kirby (Anderson Pump House) and Terry Caldwell (Battlefords Chamber of Commerce) gather for a cheque presentation picture Thursday. Anderson Pump House donated $5,000 to the Action Battlefords initiative. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Action Battlefords receives boost from Anderson Pump House donation

By Angela Brown
July 12, 2018 - 1:26pm Updated: July 12, 2018 - 2:02pm

The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce's Action Battlefords campaign is once again receiving more support from the community.

Anderson Pump House Ltd. of North Battleford donated $5,000 to the project, aimed at reducing crime and improving the community's reputation. 

BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas.
BASAC executive director Amber Stewart, is hopeful that recent discussions with the Ministry of Justice results in more funding and support so her organization can continue to provide the services they offer to the Battlefords and Meadow Lake areas. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sex assault centre services extended to October; meetings with Justice Dept. continue

By Roger White
July 10, 2018 - 5:00pm

The line has been drawn in the sand by the Battlefords and Area Sexual Assault Centre (BASAC).

Bike enthusiasts are welcomed to take part in the 16th annual Ride For A Vet event on July 14.
Bike enthusiasts are welcomed to take part in the 16th annual Ride For A Vet event on July 14. Facebook/Canadian Legion of Riders

Charity poker run supports local veterans

By Roger White
July 5, 2018 - 12:00pm

Local area motorcyclists are invited to shine up their ride and come out to the annual Canadian Legion of Riders Charity Poker Rally on Saturday, July 14 in North Battleford.

The Ride for a Vet event, in its 16th year raises money to support area veterans in need.

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