Parkland Cooperative Association Ltd. Donates equipment to PPSAR

posted Jan 1, 2016, 8:21 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

PPSAR President Bobbi Buchanan, Secretary Danny Schultz, and Member Garnet Nagy accepting a donation from Parkland Co-operative Association Limited. Presented by Cory Leichert:
3000W Generator,Tripod LED Work Light, Extension Cord & Portable Table. Retail Value of approx. $1200.00 Thank You for such generous support! ‪#‎parklandcoop‬ ‪#‎sar‬ ‪#‎supportingGSAR‬ ‪#‎bringingvaluesbackhome‬

Porcupine Credit Union

posted Jan 1, 2016, 8:18 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

Porcupine Credit Union General Manager, Fred Townley-McKay - Presented a  check of $500.oo to Porcupine Plain Search and Rescue to be used toward the Mobile Command Post Project. Thank you @Porcupine Credit Union!

AGM - Change in Executive

posted Jan 31, 2015, 7:17 AM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

PPSAR held their AGM January 29th 2015

The executive has been elected for the next two year term as follows:

President: Bobbi Buchanan
Vice President: Anna Bolvin
Secretary : Danny Schultz
Treasurer: Karen Lindal
Garnet Nagy

We would like to thank Brian Foster for serving as President for the past four years.  His direction and leadership has positioned us to move strongly forward as a team. 

PPSAR hosting New 2 You Sale in Porcupine Plain

posted Aug 9, 2013, 7:19 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue   [ updated Sep 26, 2013, 7:09 PM ]

We are hosting the New 2 You Sale, and Quillie's Community Place August 20th and 21st.
Doors open at 9am ! Come out and support your local SAR team!  
Lots of good items are coming into the sale so far.   Look forward to seeing you there !

Wilderness First Aid Course

posted Mar 7, 2013, 5:40 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

PPSAR will be hosting a Wilderness First Aid Course. April 3rd and 4th 2013.
For more information please contact Ann @306-278-3372 or Bobbi @306-278-3332

PPSAR acquires Rescue Gear !

posted Feb 5, 2013, 12:00 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

Porcupine Plain Search and Rescue Would like to thank Porcupine Plain Credit Union, RCMP, and Parkland Co-op for their generous donation of $500.00 towards PPSAR's Medical Rescue pack. We have purchased a Conterra BLS back pack and medical supplies for it. We would also like to thank PPSAR volunteer, Garnet Nagy for his work in researching and acquiring the Conterra Rescue Pack and supplies for PPSAR!

PPSAR also received a donation of a Sked® Rescue Stretcher System with helicopter lift harness from a anonymous benefactor. The Sked® is valued at nearly $900.00! You can see the sked at

PPSAR is thrilled to acquire this equipment!

Membership dues have changed

posted Dec 20, 2011, 6:21 AM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue   [ updated May 28, 2012, 3:56 PM ]

Membership dues for the 2012 year were recently increased at our AGM, December 19th 2011

Dues had been $2.00/year and have now gone up to $10.00 each year. 

Volunteers receive a SARSAV photo ID, PPSAR logo decal,  as well as a discount at Way-of -Life fitness membership and opportunities to participate in various training opportunities and the option to vote at meetings.


posted Nov 12, 2011, 7:18 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue

3 of PPSAR's members attended SARSCENE 2011 in Winnipeg, MB  October 28th - 31st 2011

This event packed weekend opened with SAR games, a friendly GSAR competition. Over the weekend delegates attended presentations that dealt with the themes of SAR Response, Prevention, and Management.
checkout  for more information, or look us up on facebook where you can see news videos, and some pictures!

Congratulations to our new Team Leaders!

posted Oct 16, 2011, 5:11 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue   [ updated Nov 12, 2011, 7:06 PM ]

Congratulations to our new Team Leaders! Our new Team Leaders successfully applied their skills in both written exam and demonstrated field exercises during a 40 hour course that was completed Saturday! All arrived prepared, ready, and looking sharp, as they skillfully applied what they have learned. PPSAR's Team Leaders are a valuable asset to our group of professional volunteers that include our Basic Searchers, and Search Managers.

I know that everyone learned things that will greatly increase our overall team preparedness, and in the process made some lasting memories. Great Team work everyone! Keep up the good work!

10% Discount at Way of Life Fitness Center

posted Dec 27, 2010, 6:59 PM by Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue   [ updated Dec 27, 2010, 8:45 PM ]

Way of Life Fitness Center - Main Street Porcupine Plain
has extended a discount of 10% to
members of Porcupine Plain Search & Rescue.  

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