There are various groups of 4-H in the Minnedosa area including:
- Western Riders
- Teen Multi-purpose
The Basswood Women's Institute is a rural women's educational organization. New members always welcome.
President: Edith Parsons
Healthy Active Minnedosa is a chronic disease prevention initiative, promoting better health through more activity, healthier eating and cessation of smoking. It is funded by Manitoba Health and Healthy Living. We meet about every two months and welcome new members.
October, 2012 - Active Teen Sponsorship - Healthy Active Minnedosa is offering to pay up to a maximum of $60.00 towards a membership fee at an individual sport/activity within Minnedosa. E.g. Yoga, Bowling, Gym, Skiing, etc. (Sorry no team sports at this time)
We will sponsor 25 teens (ages 14-18). Each sponsored teen will be required to participate at chosen activity for no less than 6 hours within a maximum of 6 weeks.
Applications can be found at Minnedosa Rec Office or email@example.com
The Minnedosa Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Sanderson Room at the Minnedosa Community Conference Centre. Vistors are welcome.
The Lions Club meets to serve the community and individuals in need, to help make our community a better place to live.
For more more information, contact one of the following:
Current President - Gordon Kingdon 867-5804
Vice-President - Gareth Boys 724-7422
Secretary - Ken Gill 867-2014
The Little River Game and Fish Association of Minnedosa was founded approximately 12 years ago to promote and enhance the sport of hunting and fishing in our area of the province. We are affiliated with the Manitoba Wildlife Federation and we presently have a membership of 67. Our group actively sponsors many worthwhile projects in the community. If you are interested in becoming a member you may contact Bob Graham at 867- 2438CONTACT: Bob Graham
The Manitoba Neurofibromatosis Support Group (MBNF) is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by neurofibromatosis (NF). MBNF provides support, promotes awareness by educating the public and aids in funding researach to improve treatment and find a cure for NF. MBNF hosts a variety of events throughout the year, publishes an annual newsletter, distributes resources, and provides an up-to-date website with a members forum to allow contact opportunity.CONTACT: Tracy Gregorash
The Minnedosa Foundation is a community run organization that provides funding to charitable organizations that enrich and sustain the community. The Foundation's Trustee manages the fund built through donations from citizens like yourself. All gifts to the Foundation are eligible for tax receipts.ADDRESS: Box 1980
In 1995 the Board of Directors of the Minnedosa District Hospital and Personal Care Home incorporated the Foundation. This was in order to keep the money donated to the local Hospital and Personal Care Home in this district.
The Foundation is made up of a Board of Directors with representatives from the RM's of Minto, Odanah, Harrison, and Saskatchewan, as well as the towns of Minnedosa and Rapid City.
Funds received by the Foundation are held and administered separately from those of the Regional Health Authority.
Donations, bequests or gifts "in memory" can be made at either the Minnedosa Credit Union, the Royal Bank, the Minnedosa Town Office, or mailed to:
P.O. Box 772
Contributions will be acknowledged in writing to individuals, family or groups.
Minnedosa & Distsrict Health Foundation Inc. is a registered charity. Donations are tax deductible.
To plan, organize and implement recreational programs which include physical, social, artistic and intellectual group recreation, for those people that live within the designated recreation district, and promote recreation as a viable necessity for the community through successful programs, networking, with organizations, media assistance and developing a volunteer base.
2013 Spring Recreation Guide page 1, page 2
The 50+ Seniors Activity Cenre opened its doors in the fall of 2008. It hosts a variety of activities including floor shuffleboard, pool, card games, Wii games, quilting guild, scrabble & beginner bridge. Luncheons are scheduled on the second and fourth Monday of each month.
Monday , Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday
1:00pm - 4:00pm
A non-profit organization, run by volunteers, which organizes agricultural activities and events such as the annual Minnedosa Ag Society Fair.
For information on 2012 Ag Society Fair, click hereADDRESS: Box 1376
Meetings Wednesdays at 7:30 pmADDRESS: 103A Main Street S
People, Plant and Pride - All Growing Together
Communities in Bloom is a volunteer organization dedicated to town pride and beautification. The categories our community is judged on include:
- Heritage Preservation
- Landscaped Areas
- Floral Displays
- Urban Forestry
- Turf Areas
- Community Involvement
- Tidiness Effort
- Environmental Awareness
New volunteers are always welcome to assist with these efforts.
Minnedosa Fitness Centre Co-operative Inc. is a non-profit community service co-operative.
The fitness centre provides opportunities and health benefits for: community youth, sport organizations, pre-season conditioning for athletes, & the general public interested in a healthy life style.
Contact: Glen Bell (President) 204-867-5172
Or for new–or renewed membership 204-867-3607 - 48 Main St N (Sharon's Town & Country Insurance)ADDRESS: Box 1768
The Minnedosa Kinette Club is part of a national organization called Kin Clubs of Canada. We are an all Canadian service group whose goal is "to serve the community's greatest needs." Women 18 years and older make up this club. The club meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm at member's homes. Service work includes running a craft sale, our trivia night and beer bottle drive. Our once a month get-out-of-the-house fun activities include suppers out, movie nights, scavenger hunts, bowling, etc. If you are new to Minnedosa and area, this is a great way to meet people. To learn more about us, visit our website. We would love to meet you!CONTACT: Jennifer Bartkewich
The Minnedosa Performing Arts Committee coordinates the Expressions Concert Series.
We are a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing live performances to Minnedosa. These performances include a variety of performing arts: vocal, instrumental, drama and dance and many genres from classical to contemporary to country. Our concerts will appeal to a wide audience of all ages.
We couldn’t do this without the work of our volunteer committee members and the generous support of our sponsors: Canadian Heritage; Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism; Heritage Co-op; Minnedosa Foundation; Peter Harrison of Sutton-Harrison Realty, and Minnedosa Credit Union.
Click here for information on Expressions Concert Series 2012-2013.
The Minnedosa Rotary Club meets Thursdays at 5:15 pm at the Minnedosa Golf and Curling Club. Anyone welcome.
The Minnedosa Rotary Club has donated an electronic billboard located on Main Street, which is available for community events to be advertised. Contact the Recreation Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-867-2250 to have your community event posted. Click here to view signage guidelines.CONTACT: Craig MacDonald
A club for anyone with a passion for vintage and special interest vehicles. No vehicle required, just an interest in a newly formed car club.
Events in 2013:
May 26, 2013 - Cruize to the Valley
1:00-5:00pm on 2nd Avenue S.W., Minnedosa
50/50 Draw with proceeds going to Minnedosa Daycare Centre
July 13, 2013 - Minnedosa FunFest Parade
11:00am - Downtown Minnedosa - with Car Show following
August 25, 2013 - Cruize to the Valley
1:00-5:00pm on 2nd Avenue S.W., Minnedosa
A social network of mature women who participate in a fun activity every month.CONTACT: Janice Gwyer
The River's Edge Recreation Park Project is a grass roots effort to develop a recreational area west of Tanner's Crossing School, north of the river. Our plan is to develop this area in 5 phases over 5-7 years.
Phase 1: Walking trail, bike park and parking lot
Phase 2: Dog Park
Phase 3: 9 hole Disc Golf Course
Phase 4: Skate Park
Phase 5: Additional 9 holes Disc Golf
For more information on this community project, click hereCONTACT: Paul Laliberte
RRFA is a non-profit volunteer based organization which provides a venue for student performance and adjudication in the following disciplines: piano, speech arts, band, instrumental, vocal, choral & dance. The festival alternates between the communities of Rivers and Minnedosa (2 years at each location). The 2013 festival will be held in Rivers March 11-22, 2013.
ENTRY DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2013
A non-profit organization, Services to Seniors, is available to support living for seniors and people with disabilities. With funding through the Assiniboine Regional Health Authority, the focus is on wellness.ADDRESS: Box 1844, Suite 101 169 Main Street South
The Minnedosa Chapter of T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Monday evening at 6:45 at the MCI Library (except when school is closed). New members welcome.CONTACT: Barb Dalton
Minnedosa UCT meets the 1st Thursday of each month at the Regional Library. We have 4 main areas in which we do fundraising and awareness. They are: cancer, safety, youth/drug, and intellectual disabled. We have weekly Bingo on Tuesday - funds raised are used and stay in our community. UCT is a fraternal benefit society offering members insurance products and other benefits since 1888. We are truly united by a common theme of "People Helping People."
I invite you to join us and experience the fun, fraternalism and philanthropy that is UCT.