The 37th Manitoba 55 Plus Games were held in Swan River June 11th-13th. Approximately 560 athletes including 23 from the Pembina Valley region participated in everything from cards, pickleball, swimming, track, golf and slo-pitch.


Morden cyclists Paul & Beth Smith, Trish & Rick Warkentine & Walter Dedio


Pembina Valley Medalists
Hellar Nakonechny/Merv Robinson, Carman Contract Bridge (gold)
Jean & Linda Brisson, Notre Dame Contract Bridge (silver) Whist (silver)
Walter Dedio, Morden Swimming (gold 2) Track (silver 4)
Lois Dudgeon, Morden Golf 9 holes (gold)
Laurie Wiebe, Carman 5-pin Bowling (gold)
David Dyck, Morden 5-pin bowling (bronze)
Tammy Dyck, Roland Golf 9 & 18 holes (silver 2)
Stuart Ganske, Cartwright Snooker (gold)
David Goertzen, Winkler Pickleball (gold)
Lewis Hacault, Mariapolis Snooker (silver)
Mel Johnston, Manitou Track (gold 2) Slo-Pitch (1st B division)
Trish Warkentine, Morden Predicted Cycle (silver) Predicted Walk (silver)

 TOTAL: 22 Gold - 8 Silver - 12 Bronze - 2


Carman/Morden bowlers Bob Wilson, Laurie Wiebe, David Dyck, Jacquie Russell & Gerry Deroche


Pembina Valley regional co-ordinator Lois Dudgeon shared her thoughts on the job the Swan River committee did hosting the 2019 55 Plus Games


Golfers Tammy & Lawrence Dyck and Lois Dudgeon