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Bombers’ Andrew Harris Named Ronald McDonald House Ambassador

Bombers’ Andrew Harris Named Ronald McDonald House Ambassador

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Winnipeg Blue Bomber Andrew Harris and his daughter Hazel fly a kite at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris will champion Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba as its newest ambassador.

Harris will attend RMHC Manitoba and third party events as part of his community duties, be a spokesperson for the charity and advocate for its fundraising campaigns.

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Sunova Donates $20K for Pinawa Golf & Country Club Roof

Sunova Donates $20K for Pinawa Golf & Country Club Roof

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Representatives of Sunova Credit Union, Justin Evenden and Grit McLean, present the proceeds from the 12th annual Sunova Golf Classic to Jeff Anderson, Rhonda Henschell, Kara Morash, and Glen Snider from the Pinawa Golf & Country Club. (HANDOUT)

The Pinawa Golf & Country Club is getting a new roof thanks to a $20,000 donation from Sunova Credit Union.

The donation comes from the 12th annual Sunova Golf Classic earlier this summer.

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Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

Mark Scheifele Golf Classic, Hockey Camp Raise $190K for KidSport

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Mark Scheifele tees off at his annual golf classic in support of KidSport Winnipeg. (JETS TV)

An annual golf classic presented by Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele helped raise $190,000 for KidSport Winnipeg earlier this summer.

The 2017 Mark Scheifele Golf Classic at Niakwa Country Club combined fundraising efforts with an annual two-day Hockey Camp at Bell MTS Iceplex.

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Former President Carter Returning to Winnipeg with Habitat for Humanity Build

Former President Carter Returning to Winnipeg with Habitat for Humanity Build

Habitat for HumanityFormer U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, will make a return to Winnipeg later this month to lend their hands in the latest Habitat for Humanity build.

The 34th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project is aiming to build 150 homes to mark Canada’s 150th anniversary. The Carters will be in the country July 9-14, focusing their work efforts in Winnipeg and Edmonton.

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Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Receives $10K from New Outlet Mall

Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Receives $10K from New Outlet Mall

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A cheque for $10,000 is presented to Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Inc. at Outlet Collection Winnipeg on Thursday, June 8, 2017. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A charitable initiative launched by Outlet Collection Winnipeg during their grand opening ceremony last month has provided $10,000 to Manitoba Mutts Dog Rescue Inc.

The charity was chosen as the voters’ charity of choice as part of the “You Care. We Share.” campaign. Winnipeggers submitted votes both online and in-person, which were then narrowed down to select the top three charities.

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Ride for Dad Attracts Record Number of Riders

Ride for Dad Attracts Record Number of Riders

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
This year’s Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad was the biggest one in its nine-year history. (CHRISD.CA)
Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
1,510 motorcyclists rode in Saturday’s Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — A record number of motorcycle riders revved their engines on Saturday to help the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad surpass their registration numbers.

Departing from Earls Polo Park, 1,510 riders made their way to Assiniboia Downs and then up to Selkirk and Gimli. The ride will circle back to the city for a wind-up at Cowboys, Canad Inns Windsor Park.

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