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Glenboro Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1990, Brandon, Manitoba Cancer research benefits from r. by Lawrence Lannoo a group of ramp volunteers chased after a cure for cancer on the weekend As they ran through Western Manitoba As part of the run for cancer an event held to raise funds for the cancer society. The team consisting of eight officers from detachments across Western Manitoba volunteered to run the 320 pm Marathon which began at the legislative grounds in Winnipeg on May 26, and ended at the Keystone Center in Brandon the following Day. Following a route on no. 2 Highway the runners passed through Cypress River and Glenboro Early sunday morning. They stopped briefly for their designated a pit Stop at Morrison a Highway service and were met by an enthusiastic crowd of Well wishers. The runners abruptly returned to the Road due to a scheduling problem. The run for cancer is a yearly event for the cancer society. In 1989, the run raised $61,000 to fight cancer making it one of the society a most profitable fund raisers. This year organizers set $85,000 As the monetary goal for the Marathon. The event raises Money through the Sale of tickets to the Public. Each ticket has a possible time for the duration of the Marathon listed on it. The ticket Holder with the closest time wins a grand prize of $2,000. A number of secon Dary Cash available. Prizes Are also Cathy Hockridge motions coordinator the run said ramp participation was More than Sim ply a a publicity stunt a heighten the prestige of the mounties. She said each runner has had personal Contact with friends or relatives with the disease. This fuelled the desire of the officers to participate Hockridge said. Like ramp will also be participating in the Torch run on May 31, in support of the Manitoba special olympics for the mentally handicapped. Officers will canvass the business Community for donations. Public donations May be made at the Royal Bank in Glenboro. An . Volunteer runs for dollars near Carman in the run for cancer photo by Lawrence Lannoo the Glenboro a to a serving Glenboro Cypress River Stockton Trees Bank and Wawanesa districts single copy 30$ vol. 99 no. 22 a wed., May 30t&, 1990 area seeding nearing completion by Lawrence l annoy crop seeding on both local and provincial Levels is almost completed in most areas according to local Farmers and government representatives. Barry Fraser at his farm in Cypress River said that he had half of his seeding completed and he estimated that about 80% of Farmers in the Cypress area had finished sowing. Don and Ruth Barr of Stockton said that they were almost completed planting their crop for this year. Marion Jonsson from . Johnson so sons implements said that most Farmers she had spoken to recently were nearly completed in the Glenboro area. The chief of the seeds and crop Section of the Manitoba department of agriculture John Rogolsky said that department surveys confirmed that nearly All of the Cereal Grain crops were already planted in the Southwest areas of Manitoba including Glenboro Cypress River and Stockton. He said the Farmers in the Southwest were in most cases ahead of Farmers in Northern and Eastern areas of the province in terms of Overall sowing completion. He attributed this to the heavier Snow and rainfall concentrations in areas North of the trans Canada Highway. Rogolsky also said that 80% of the oilseed crops had been seeded in the Southwest areas. Roberts new director of health care by Lawrence Lannoo Barry and Jeanne Fraser sow some treated seed near Cypress photo by Lawrence Lannoo Glenboro Hospital welcomed a new director of health care to their Hospital administration this week. His name is David Roberts and his administrative duties will include coordinating the nursing services of the hospitals in Glenboro Wawanesa Treherne and Baldur. Roberts describes his position As that of a a resource person who deals with personnel problems and Quality Assurance. He said his position deals with Long Range planning for the four Hospital districts. Roberts was born in i in flon. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. He has also completed most of a masters degree in business administration at this institution. Roberts also served for one year As a personal care Home administrator in Wilke Saskatchewan. Later he worked As the director of administration for the Royal University Hospital in Saskatchewan for two years. Roberts lives in Wawanesa. His hobbies include Cross country skiing golfing and Curling. Roberts said he has in introducing David Roberts the new director of health care for Baldur Glenboro Treherne and Wawanesa. Joyed meeting local residents and he likes the area very much. Weather report . May 22nd -28th, 1990 High temperature 26.5 on 27th Low temperature 4 on 27th average daytime temp. 23.5 average nit time temp. 7 Overall average temp. 15.3 precipitation nil mean 13.6 temperatures Are 1.7 above Normal. Union of Rural municipalities a unified voice to government Rural municipal organizations across the Prairies Are banding together to present a unified voice to the Federal government on issues affecting Canadas Rural population. The Alberta association of municipal districts and counties Ahamd amp athe Saskatchewan association of Rural municipalities Armand the Union of Manitoba municipalities umm have joined together As the Western Union of Rural municipalities Wurm to raise a number of concerns with the government of Canada. Umm president Manson Moir indicated that Wurm has been in existence Fen a number of years but was now seeking to become More Active in National affairs. A the Rural citizens of Western Canada and specifically our farming population Are facing greater challenges every year stated Strong unified voice is needed to ensure that Rural interests Are not buried in these difficult times. As the grassroots representatives of Rural westerners the members of Wurm believe that we can provide that Moir released copies of position papers which Wurm is forwarding to the Federal government on a number of issues including Ucon Cem Over . Trade actions against Canadian Farmers and the future of the Canadian Farmers and the future of the Canadian wheat Board 2 Concemi Over Access to Safe effective agricultural pesticides 3 the importance of the a Crow benefits 4 opposition to the proposed National goods and services tax and 5 Concemi Over the collection of deposits on agricultural chemical containers. A these issues Are All of major concern to Rural Western canadians stated Moir a and through Wurm we will be taking these con Ems to the government of Canada on their Moir continued by noting that Wurm would continue to meet annually to consider issues affecting Rural westerners and methods of dealing with those issues. Of Ofta an is Aiumu m 00- an a air Risigo ,

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