The PLLC Song – “Celebration” by Lucien Spence

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Local Portage la Prairie musician and current student of the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre, Lucien Spence wrote and sang this amazing and inspirational song for our students of the PLLC. Click on the link below to hear the song: PLLC Grad Song – Celebration by Lucien Spence

We are seeking donations for the Community Clothes Cupboard

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Our Community Clothes Cupboard is volunteer-run service providing free business and semi-formal work attire for our clients and students entering or participating in the workforce. We rely on donations from the public, and we are currently seeking new or gently used clothing (all sizes). Please drop off any donations at the PLLC, 110 Saskatchewan Ave. West, during our regular business hours (Monday … Read More

Join us for Winterfest 2017!

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This year’s Winterfest will take place on Sunday, February 19th at the BDO Centre for the Community. The event runs from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, with a ton of free activities for the whole family! There will be a free hot dogs, hot chocolate, taffy tasting, skating, snow castles, hay rides and more! Come out for this free family day of winter … Read More

New EAS Workshop Schedule Released!

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Be sure to check out these free workshops to help you search for and attain employment! Our first workshop – Outstanding Interviews – takes place on Wednesday, January 18th at 1:30pm to 3:00pm, and provides insights and tips on how to give your very best interview to help you get that next job. Contact us today to reserve your seat at any or all of … Read More

Second Semester for Mature 12 starts January 31 – Register Today!

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Make 2017 the year you go back to school and get your high school diploma! The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre offers the 8 credit Mature 12 diploma program, allowing you to get your high school diploma in a supportive and caring environment. We offer a variety of teacher-led classes, and previous credits can be transferred, so you may be … Read More

Newcomers’ Holiday Celebration on December 20th

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The Newcomers’ Welcome Centre is once again organizing a multicultural celebration of Christmas and the holiday season. This year’s event will take place at the St. Mary’s Anglican Church Hall (36 2nd St. SW) on Tuesday, December 20th, and starts at 5pm to 9pm. We will be having a potluck supper (bring your favourite dish!), an outdoor horse-drawn sleigh ride … Read More

Upcoming EAS Workshop – How to Write a Cover Letter

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Be sure to attend the upcoming Employment Assistance Services workshop on Wednesday, November 23 at 1:30pm, upstairs at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre!  This workshop, “How to Write a Cover Letter”, will help you write an effective, eye-catching cover letter for your next job application. You will learn about the importance of a cover letter, how to target your cover letter … Read More

Community Clothes Cupboard – NOW OPEN!

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If you are entering or re-entering the workforce and you’re in need of gently used work or business attire, feel free to stop by our Community Clothes Cupboard to check out our selection. We offer a variety of style and sizes of women’s and men’s clothing FREE to anyone in need, and we are always looking for quality donations from the … Read More

Money Management Training – 2016-17 Workshops Announced!

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Through a partnership with SEED Winnipeg, the PLLC has trained facilitators to offer a variety of Manage Your Money workshops open to all members of the community. This free training program provides assistance in effectively managing finances, including basics of banking, budgeting, and understanding and managing credit and debt.

Power Up – basic computer training for women

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Are you a woman wanting to learn more about how to use computers in a friendly, supportive environment? Join us for Power Up, a free program, starting October 26th for six consecutive Wednesdays, from 6:30pm to 9pm at the Portage Learning and Literacy Centre. For more information, call our office at 204-857-6304.