Board and Staff

Alfred Lea President
June 26 2015
General Delivery
Little Bullhead, MB
R0C 1V
204-276-2378
204-641-8263
Director of Public Works
Joyce Monkman Vice President
July 21 2017
Box 294
Riverton, MB
R0C 2R0
204-378-2894 Homemaker
Michael Furgala Treasurer
July 4 2016
Box 116
Riverton, MB
R0C 2R0
204-378-5168 Retired Highways Foreman
Halli Jonasson Director @Large
June 30 2014
Box 68
Riverton, MB.
R0C 2R0
204-378-2488 Retired Laborer
Sam Bergen Secretary     Pastor
Riverton, MB R0C 2R0    
 Ryan Palsson  Director

 

 

Tanis Grimolfson  - Executive Director– Cell 204-378-0217 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Samantha Frelick - Office Admin/Book keeper This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Martine Sawanas – PCC/Cultural Worker – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pamela Fiset - Partners For Careers Councilor – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Tanya Grimolfson - Youth/Program Coordinator - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dylan Furgala - Youth Worker

Desarae Bilinski - Youth Worker

Sihem Spigel - Program Worker

                                                                                                                                                     

Welcome To Riverton & District Friendship Centre


RDFC works closely with other community organizations and government departments. Membership in the organization is open to anyone after Board approval and a two dollar annual fee is paid regularly. An Annual General meeting of the membership is held in late June and the Board is elected from the membership in a rotating manner. We are so fortunate to have a great group of Volunteers who treat RDFC as a regular part time job and word diligintly to keep the services available to all. If you are interested in volunteering please see the Executive Director.

In brief, the aim of the centre is to provide all members of the community with a variety of services to enhance the quality of life for all.

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History of Riverton & District Friendship Centre

In 1981, the Riverton Friendship Centre was incorporated under the Corporations Act of Manitoba as The Riverton and District Friendship Centre and became the eleventh Friendship Centre in Manitoba. 

In 1983, Core funding was approved and Riverton started to operate with its own budget and 10 member board of directors. 

When the Department of Natural Resources determined that they required the use of the whole office building, the Friendship Centre operations had to re-locate. We were in a house on Queen Street for a while and then in the Sandy Bar Motel until moving into part of the newly constructed Riverton Thrift Shop complex. 

In 1984 the centre applied for capital funding to the federal Secretary of State department under the National Friendship Centre Program and was successful in being approved for $250,000.00 to construct our own facility mortgage free. 

In 1985 the facility was complete and the Friendship Centre had a grand opening in September. There were eight offices. Two classrooms, one large hall in the basement, a fully serviced kitchen and many other rooms.