Cypress River, Manitoba, is a small community in the Rural Municipality of Victoria located along Highway 2 in the south-central region of the province.
Founded in the 1880s, and originally known as “Littleton,” Cypress River offers plenty of camping and cross-country skiing opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, with the Tiger Hills to the south and Spruce Woods Provincial Park to the north.
The Trans-Canada Trail passes through Cypress River, and navigable by foot, bicycle, or horse. The town is also home to an arena and agricultural fair grounds, which hosts horse shows, indoor exhibitions, and entertainment.
Canadian and sports journalist Scott Young, father of Neil Young, was born in Cypress River in 1918.
The Cypress River Credit Union was chartered on May 5th, 1960 with ten original members and amalgamated with Sunrise Credit Union on October 1st, 2008. Today, our Cypress River Branch has close to 1,100 members and 10 employees.
We continue to support the community in a variety of ways.
Below are some of our highlights from 2013:
- Donated money to the Cypress River Curling Club’s ceiling replacement project
- Glenboro Minor Sports jersey sponsorship
- Purchased a new skins board for the Glenboro Golf and Country Club
- Presented a scholarship to a high school student pursuing post-secondary education
- Served snacks and refreshments on Credit Union Day where we also celebrated Sunrise Credit Union’s 5th Anniversary
- The Lung Association through the Breath of Spring Tulip Campaign
- The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation through the Get Pink’d Campaign, where local staff were recognized for their efforts in the CBCF Annual Report
- Prostate Cancer and men’s health issues through Movember Campaign
- Provided many other cash and prize donations to local organizations