Community Futures Parkland
Location: 421 Main Street Grandview, R0Y 0L0
Community Futures Parkland is a federally funded regional community economic development program who works with the communities of the Parkland in an attempt to achieve a cooperative environment within the region. This environment promotes leadership and supports individuals, businesses, organizations and communities through a coordinated strategic plan. It promotes economic growth, stability, business development, employment creation, a positive entrepreneurial environment and enhances quality of life. The program is locally controlled and delivered by a volunteer board of citizens from the Parkland.
Contact: José Randell
Galaxy Theatre is a local theatre group dedicated to the production of annual dinner theatre events in the community involving many volunteers of all ages.
Gilbert Plains - Grandview Agricultural Society
Every July, the community comes together at the Gilbert Plains-Grandview Agricultural Society Annual Fair & Rodeo, a three-day event with a parade, light horse show, agricultural exhibitions and plenty of social gatherings. This weekend is frequently selected for family reunions and homecoming events.
The Rodeo is dual approved by the Manitoba Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Canadian Cowboy Association. It features saddlebronc, bare back, calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, steer wrestling and and bull riding. The behind-the-chute facilities are superior and there is excellent grandstand viewing.
Gilbert Plains Community Fund
Contact: José Randell
The Gilbert Plains Community Fund encompasses the area of Gilbert Plains Municipality. The Fund provides annual grants back to the community to support worthwhile community projects. Financial donations made to the fund are held in perpetuity and only the interest derived is granted.
Gilbert Plains Curling Club
Tel: Todd: 548-2762; Crystal: 548-2883
Responsible for the organization and promotion of women’s, men’s and youth curling leagues in the community.
Gilbert Plains Drop-In Centre
Location: 22 Main St. N.
The Drop In Centre is a renovated railroad station which provides a venue for cards, bingo, pool, socializing, access to computers and a variety of events year round.
Gilbert Plains Economic Development Board
Contact: Charlene Gulak
A volunteer group committed to economic and community development initiatives and promotion in the community.
Gilbert Plains Fitness Co-op
Community fitness centre cooperative providing safe, affordable 24-hour access to quality fitness centre equipment for members.
Gilbert Plains Golf and Country Club
Pro: Scott McCallum Cell: 648-7834
The Gilbert Plains Country Club offers some of the most beautiful, yet challenging holes in Manitoba. For more information please visit www.golfgilbertplains.com which offers everything from rates to the details on the individual holes that the course provides.
Gilbert Plains Library
Contact: Sudesh Malik
The Gilbert Plains Library offers an extensive collection of books, videos and provides free computer access. The library is part of the Parkland Regional Library system.
Gilbert Plains Legion Branch #98
The Royal Canadian Legion is well known as Canada’s foremost veterans’ support association. It is one of the country’s largest community service organizations with programs touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of ordinary Canadian citizens every year. Because of its grass-roots origins, the Legion has always responded to the needs of communities. The Gilbert Plains Legion has rental facilities available for meetings and events.
Gilbert Plains Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary
The Gilbert Plains Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary supports Legion events and activities in Gilbert Plains.
Gilbert Plains Recreation Commission
Contact: Chantal Gamache
The Gilbert Plains Recreation Commission is governed by a Board which is comprised of members of Municipal Council. Recreation Services are administered by the Recreation Director. Numerous programs are offered throughout the year.
Gilbert Plains Volunteer Ambulance
Quality emergency services are provided throughout the Gilbert Plains area.
Gilbert Plains Volunteer Fire Fighters
The Gilbert Plains Fire Department provides valuable emergency services in the area. A dedicated force of fire fighters are committed to ongoing training and optimum service being available in the Gilbert Plains area.
Gilbert Plains & District Community Resource Council
Contact: Mavis Pambrun
Location: Box 567, Gilbert Plains, MB, R0L 0X0
There is a volunteer Board of Directors that are from the community, and they are elected annually.
Gilbert Plains and District Historical Society, Inc.
The local Historical Society is committed to the preservation of history and heritage in the Gilbert Plains area. The group is responsible for the maintenance of historical sites in the area, including the Negrych Homestead, a federally designated heritage site.
Gilbert Plains and District Lions Club
The local Lions Club consists of many volunteers who are dedicated to supporting local Lions’ events and various community projects. The Lions Club sponsors a variety of worthwhile projects ranging from bursaries, recreation, seniors projects and much more. The Club administers weekly bingo on Access TV and participates in other fundraisers.
Gilbert Plains Museum & Information Centre
A variety of local artifacts from early settlers of the area are on display at the Gilbert Plains Museum.
Grand-Plains Handivan, Inc.
Grand-Plains Handivan transportation services are provided to seniors and people with disabilities.
Grand Plains Minor Hockey
Minor hockey club committed to the organizing of local hockey leagues in the community for youth.
H.O.P.E. (Helping Our People Everyday, Inc.)
Contacts: Chelsea, 648-7186; Candice 648-7830
Dedicated to local fundraising efforts to improve the quality of life in the community.
Intermountain Handgun Club
The Intermountain Handgun Club offers a relaxed atmosphere in which target shooters can enjoy a wide range of shooting disciplines
Intermountain Snowmobile Club
The Intermountain Snowmobile Club grooms trails from Inglis to Grandview and through to Gilbert Plains, then north to Ethelbert, and to Childs Lake and Wellman Lake in Duck Mountain Provincial Park. The trails interconnect with trails to Roblin and Dauphin.
Nimble Thimble Quilting Club
The Nimble Thimble Quilting Club consists of members dedicated to pursuing the craft of quilting.
Veselka Ukrainian Dance Club
Tel: Charlene 548-4941
Cultural dance group for youth committed to the preservation of Ukrainian dance and heritage in the community. An annual spring recital is hosted locally, and the club participates in amateur dance competitions.