Community Organizations


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There are various groups of 4-H in the Minnedosa area including:
– Western Riders
– Multi-purpose
– Teen Multi-purpose

Phone: 204-867-2260

Basswood Women’s Institute

The Basswood Women’s Institute is a rural women’s educational organization. New members always welcome.
President: Edith Parsons

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

Beta Sigma Phi Society International is a women’s social, cultural and service organization.

There is one sorority group in Minnedosa. 
Please contact if you are interested in joining this organization.

Xi Theta Chapter – Contact Susan Carlson 204-867-3376

Contact: Judy McPhadden
Phone: 204-867-3892

Knights of Columbus Parkland Council #6815

Contact: Terry Yanchicky
Phone: 204-825-5235

Legion Ladies Auxiliary

Contact: 34-2nd Avenue SW
Phone: 204-825-5235

Lions Club of Minnedosa

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.
The club also runs a reading program through TCS – contact Club President for info.

For more more information, contact one of the following:
Current President – Donna Illerbrun 204-867-0893
Vice-President  – 
Secretary – Lorna Hislop 204-210-2111

Address: Box 1144
Contact: Donna illerbrun

Minnedosa Agricultural Society

Our charter was granted by the Province of Manitoba in 1882.

Agricultural Societies were established soon after Manitoba became a province and they were given the task to help improve the agricultural industry in our province. In Minnedosa we work to offer a Fair in July that showcases horses and home living classes. Exhibitors enter their animals or home-made products and compete for prize money.

2024 Fair Book

Junior Entry Form

Adult Entry Form

Miniatures Entry Form

The act governing Ag Societies states Manitoba Agricultural Societies - encourage improvement in agriculture, food production and rural living; provide leadership in sustaining the social structure of rural communities, and provide programs, services and facilities based on needs in rural communities.

If you are interested in entering in the Fair, please check out the Prize List link and adult or junior entry forms. Questions can be asked of the Directors in charge of the different classes or by emailing  

Our Fair Grounds are located at 261 – 6th Avenue N.W. 

Manitoba Neurofibromatosis Support Group

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 research 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
Phone: 204-867-3219

Minnedosa & Area Food Bank

Donations to the Food Bank may be dropped off at the Minnedosa United Church Office at 48 Main Street South, back door. Some suitable donations include: money (charitable donation receipts for income tax purposes issued for all donations of $15 or more), to purchase food and vouchers, pork & beans, canned vegetables, pasta sauce, Kraft Dinner, canned fish (tuna), bags of pasta or rice, soda crackers, or soup. Donations of fresh fruit and vegetables in season are welcome.

The Food Bank operates one morning a week, Thursday 10:00 am-12:00 noon, and is manned by volunteers.

The Food Bank serves the communities of Minnedosa, Erickson, Rapid City, Sandy Lake, Onanole, Newdale, Clanwilliam, Bethany, Basswood, Rolling River First Nations, Kee See First Nations, Elphinstone and surrounding municipalities.

Contact: Carol Brown
Phone: 1-833-970-3663

Minnedosa & District Foundation

The Minnedosa & District 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
Contact: Jean Garbolinsky - Treasurer
Phone: 204-867-2372

Minnedosa & District Health Foundation

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 one of the following: Minnedosa Credit Union, the Royal Bank, the Minnedosa Town Office, or mailed to:
P.O. Box 772
Minnedosa, MB
R0J 1E0

Contributions will be acknowledged in writing to individuals, family or groups.
Minnedosa & District Health Foundation Inc. is a registered charity. Donations are tax deductible.

Address: Box 772, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Minnedosa 50+ Seniors Activity Centre

The 50+ Seniors Activity Centre opened its doors in the fall of 2008.  

The Centre is operated by a dedicated volunteer board, “Minnedosa Senior Citizen’s Association”. The board has a mission and goal to provide a variety of educational and recreational activities and events to the 50+ community and to their members. 

 Please feel free to stop by and get a tour of the centre, ask questions, or pick up a monthly calendar. We would love to speak with you!

Also, please like and follow us on Facebook to keep up to date on all of the current activities - Minnedosa 50+ Activity Centre


Memberships         $30.00 for a year

Member fee           $1.00 per activity

Non-Member fee  $3.00 per activity

Facility Rentals

We have a beautiful, modern facility for your rental needs. Whether you are looking for a space to accommodate a family reunion, birthday party, meeting, celebration of life, yoga class, etc, we have you covered. 

Husky Hall – accommodates 82 people

Shuffle Hall – accommodates 100 people

Fully Operational Kitchen – available for light lunches or full course meals

Smartboard and TV – for all of your presentation needs

Office Hours

Tues, Wed, Thurs - 12:30 to 3:30pm

Address: 31 Main Street South, Box 1002

Contact: Activity Co-ordinator

Alyse Richards
Phone: 204-867-1956

Minnedosa AA  (Alcoholics Anonymous)

Meetings take place at 103A Main St South – Tuesdays at 8pm


Minnedosa Communities in Bloom

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.

Contact: Donna Dillabough
Phone: 204-867-2105

Minnedosa Drama Club

Phone: 204-867-5532

Minnedosa Fitness Centre Co-operative Inc.

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. 

For New or Renewal Memberships, stop by Inspired Studio - 71 Main Street South.  
Contact: Marlies Soltys

Minnedosa Game & Fish Association

Minnedosa Game and Fish Association 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, contact Nicole.

Contact: Nicole Loewen
Phone: 204-867-3655

Minnedosa Grain Growing Project Committee

Phone: 204-874-2206

Minnedosa Health Auxiliary

The Minnedosa District Health Auxiliary is comprised of – Minnedosa Aid, Bethany Aid, Newdale Aid and Minnedosa Rural Aid.  Mission Statement: The Manitoba Health Auxiliaries Association is an association of healthcare volunteers which acts as a coordinating body providing leadership, education and support to local auxiliaries as they strive to enhance the provision of healthcare in their respective areas.   The Minnedosa Health Auxiliary raises funds to stay in Minnedosa and purchase equipment for our own hospital. We also support various health related associations and education scholarships.   For inquiries call:  Lois Phillips – 867-3615 or Bobbi Parrot -865-2484

Contact: Lois Phillips
Phone: 204-867-3615

Minnedosa Horticultural Society

Working towards the beautification of Minnedosa.

The organization encourages gardening and horticulture by way of shows, plant sales, and workshops.

Contact: Albert Parsons - President
Phone: 204-867-5244

Minnedosa Men’s Shed

An opportunity for men to socialize, take part in activities and learn something new. All men are welcome to attend the Shed. We meet Tuesdays at 1:00 pm for coffee.

For information call Warren 204-868-0703 or Roland 204-867-7102

Phone: 204-868-0703

Minnedosa Performing Arts Committee

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 & District Foundation, Sunrise Credit Union and the Town of Minnedosa.

Minnedosa Valley Cruizers Car Club

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.

Contact: Don Morrison 204-826-2062 

Red Hat Society

A social network of mature women who participate in a fun activity every month.

Contact: Janice Gwyer
Phone: 204-867-2336

River’s Edge Recreation Park

The Rivers 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 4 phases over 5-7 years.  We are pleased to announce that Phase 3 of the project is now complete!  The 9 hole disc golf course (complete with a post and rope fence, concrete tee-boxes, as well as custom manufactured targets and signage) was finished over the fall/winter of 2016/17. Click here for a  Disc Golf Scorecard. Discs are stored at the Gateway Motel 204-867-2729 and can be borrowed with a deposit.

Box 683
Minnedosa, MB  R0J 1E0

Contact: Paul Laliberte

Rolling River Festival of the Arts

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.

Address: Box 333, Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0
Contact: Val Dornn
Phone: 204-867-2432

Royal Canadian Legion No. 138

Address: Box 595
Contact: Wayne Mansell
Phone: 204-867-3780

Services to Seniors

A non-profit organization, Services to Seniors, is available to support living for seniors and people with disabilities. With funding through the Prairie Mountain Regional Health Authority, the focus is on wellness.

Address: Box 1844, 31 Main Street South
Contact: Maxine Woodcock
Phone: 204-867-5190

The Social Club

A group of Care Home volunteers making a difference by promoting growth (not decline) through activity and laughter. Volunteers and suggestions always welcome. Call Holly at 204-826-2062.

United Commercial Travellers

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.

Contact: Ellen Bramley 

Phone: (204)867-3358

Mail: Box 1042 Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0