A big “Thanks!” to Helma Rogge Rehders!


14 November, 2009

Here’s a huge “Thanks!” to Helma and the 25+ area artists who crowded into my little home last night to attend a party in honour of this fine woman. Our lakeside communities are indebted to Helma for the tireless energy she has offered to the local creative scene—as a founder of the Winnipeg Beach Art & Culture Co-op Inc. a decade ago, and as an enthusiastic leader of 8 successful years of WAVE Artists’ Studio Tours. (Helma took the evening’s thanks and kudos in stride… though for the first time that anyone can remember, seemed at a bit of a loss for words at one point :-).

You are the greatest, Helma!