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Newsletter – September 2019

September 26, 2019

Check out our September Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections! https://mailchi.mp/fc30a5650a98/february-newsletter-3594409?e=97ff3b40ba

Newsletter – August 2019

September 26, 2019

Check out our August Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections! https://mailchi.mp/1a9beb38805a/february-newsletter-3526645?e=97ff3b40ba

Winkler – Newcomers Never Being to a Pool Sparks New Pilot Program

July 22, 2019

According to Regional Connections in Winkler, approximately 80 percent of those who registered through them for swimming lessons, had never taken formal swimming lessons before, or been to an organized pool. In response to this staggering number, the organization teamed up with the city to provide a water safety and swim day at the Winkler […]

Newsletter – July 2019

July 2, 2019

Check out our July Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections! https://mailchi.mp/8cadc8d9264f/february-newsletter-3479401?e=97ff3b40ba

Pembina Valley – Regional Connections literacy program grads ready to take on the world

June 20, 2019

Regional Connections celebrated the accomplishments of eight hardworking students last Friday. The agency’s literacy program equips students with the tools they need to succeed, whether that’s in their day-to-day lives or future schooling, said instructor Jaime Friesen-Pancratz. For the full article click the link: http://www.winklermordenvoice.ca/split_document.aspx?doc=WinklerVoice062019.pdf

Pembina Valley – Regional Connections Views Growth as Unique, Positive Challenge

June 20, 2019

Regional Connections experienced 18 percent growth last year, serving over 700 more clients across their three offices in Winkler, Morden and Altona. Executive Director Steve Reynolds says their greatest challenge is keeping up with the region’s rapid growth and increased immigration. Although learning to adapt to the growth can be a challenge, Reynolds says it’s a positive […]

Newsletter – June 2019

June 3, 2019

Check out our June Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections! https://mailchi.mp/67396fb0bb48/february-newsletter-3446053?e=97ff3b40ba

Winkler – Winkler Welcomes You Hostess Retiring after 26 Years

May 24, 2019

After 26 years of welcoming newcomers, celebrating the birth of first babies, and newlyweds, Joyce Bergen, the hostess of the Winkler Welcomes You program has made the decision to retire. Since 1993, Bergen visited 5,785 households, welcoming 4,484 newcomers, and celebrated 407 newlywed couples, and 894 first born babies. “When I go to someone’s home […]

Pembina Valley – Summer ESL Classes

May 16, 2019

Having beginner language skills in the English language opens up opportunities to speak, listen, read and write the English language. Check out or classes!

Pembina Valley – Sharing the Precious Gift of Literacy

May 9, 2019

Students have become teachers for a Regional Connections family literacy course.The six week program puts teachers into the homes of newcomers who need literacy support. For the first time, instructors have been hired from students nearing completion of the Level 3 literacy program at Regional Connections. For the full article check out the link below: […]