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Swift Current’s Redneck Betties may be enjoying some time off, but they are still hard at work raising money for their club and for another great cause — men’s health.

Wednesday, 07 November 2012 16:03

Book on ’86 Broncos' bus crash due out Nov. 10

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Chris Mantyka would have turned 45 this week.

The Cypress Health Region, Great Plains College, SIAST and the University of Regina today signed a memorandum of agreement to deliver the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (SCBScN) to Great Plains College students in Swift Current.

For a long time a World War Two era military tank outside the Swift Current recreation centre was the only reminder of the building’s history, but this has now changed after its official renaming to the Lt.-Col. Iver Clifton Centre.

For the past five years, students at Central School have been making it a point to welcome newcomers to the community and to the school with a multicultural dinner. The dinner showcases homemade dishes from various cultures, as well as traditional song and dance performances by the students as well as guests.

The centennial celebrations for Swift Current’s city status is still more than a year away, but the new centennial logo and slogan will hopefully help residents get into the spirit and to become involve with preparations.

Voters in Swift Current have decided and they elected a council for the next four years that will see two new faces at the table.

The implementation of a four-year nursing degree program in Swift Current will take an important step forward with the Nov. 1 signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Regina, SIAST registered nurse program, Great Plains College and the Cypress Regional Health Authority.

The six components of the provincial government’s new growth plan were highlighted during a luncheon in Swift Current Oct. 19.

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