Second Annual ‘Elvis on the Red’ for ALS Society

By Sarah Klein

ALS Society of ManitobaWhat better way to kick off the weekend than with a cruise up the Red River.

For the second year, the ALS Society of Manitoba is putting on Elvis on the Red, as the Paddlewheel Queen is transformed into the Memphis Queen tonight.

The night includes dinner, dancing and two performances by Winnipeg’s premiere Elvis impersonator from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Boarding of the boat takes place at 6 p.m. at Alexander Docks.

Tickets are $55 each. To purchase, call 831-1510 or e-mail

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease affects between 2,500 and 3,000 Canadians, 190 to 200 of which live right here in Manitoba.