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Monday, September 07, 2009

Organizing Princesses

Portas family get together,28-30 Aug 2009

A large number of John and Elzetta's family plus some of George and Evelyn's family gathered at the Wilderness resort near Rocky Mountain House on the 28Th of October.

Lots of laughs,food and fun by all 53 of us.

Patricia,Art and Yvonne Portas

Tuesday, February 10, 2009


Lance is off to England on the 16 Feb 2009 returning 6 Mar 20.

Lance completed his defence and was awarded a Doctorate of Philosophy (Aeronautical and Automotive) engineering

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Monday, November 10, 2008


Ken, Darren and Brandon travelled to Calgary to visit Jason, Susan, Madilyn and Alexa in Sep. There happened to be an antique car auction that weekend also.The older car is a 1937 Cadillac.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Four Generations 1996

George S Portas,Ken,Shawn,Twins Brandon and Darren,Tristan

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

George Simon & Patricia Bell Marriage 1942

John & Elzetta's Children


Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The Portas Family hopes everone had a great Christmas and New Year!

Ken, Carol, their children and grandchildren spent Christmas Eve with the Chmiliar Family in Edmonton, where most attended Great Grandma Helen's and Auntie Cheri's anual party.

On Christmas Day Jason & Sue served brunch to Ken & Carol's immediate family. Shawn & Danielle took their boys to Henry and Alice Laforce's for dinner and the rest all went out to George & Pat's for the day.

Ken & Carol hosted Boxing Day dinner for their children. New Years Eve and Day was quieter than usual with everyone relaxing and watching movies or spending time with a few closer friends.

Danielle and Shawn posted an update with a couple funny stories as well. Here are some pictures for all to enjoy.

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Auntie Jeanne

Jeannie arrived from Winnipeg on the 4 Nov and we were lucky to have her stay in Alberta till the 12 nov.Carol and her best friend need at least a week to catch up on the latest happenings.
She was able to spend a couple of days with the Gitzel family around Leduc and Thorsby.
Ken & Carols whole family gathered on saturday for dinner with their aunt from Brandon where Jeannie has a new home after retiring a couple of years ago.
The pictures are of Jeannie's cottage north of Brandon in Riding Mountain National Park.