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Traffic Alert: WFPS Half Marathon to Close Part of Roblin Boulevard

Traffic Alert: WFPS Half Marathon to Close Part of Roblin Boulevard

WFPS - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half MarathonThe Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon will close a portion of westbound and eastbound Roblin Boulevard on Sunday.

From 5:30 a.m. until noon, Roblin will be closed between from Shaftsbury Boulevard to Chalfont Road. Access to the Assiniboine Park Zoo will be provided via westbound Roblin Boulevard.

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Manitoba Museum Receives $1M Grant for Gallery Renewals

Manitoba Museum Receives $1M Grant for Gallery Renewals

Winnipeg Gallery
A new Winnipeg Gallery will open at the Manitoba Museum in the fall of 2019, highlighting the city’s rich heritage and growth as a city. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba Museum will be able to renew nearly half of its galleries with a $1 million grant from the Winnipeg Foundation.

The grant will support the Bringing Our Stories Forward Capital Renewal Project, supporting a refresh to 42 percent of the museum’s galleries, including a new Winnipeg Gallery, along with the Grasslands, Orientation, and Urban Galleries.

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United Way Pulls to Reach $21M Goal in Annual Fundraising Campaign

United Way Pulls to Reach $21M Goal in Annual Fundraising Campaign

United Way Winnipeg Plane Pull
A corporate team pulls a C-130 Hercules during the United Way Winnipeg’s annual plane pull and campaign launch on Friday, September 14, 2018. (@UNITEDWAYWPG / TWITTER.COM)

WINNIPEG — The United Way Winnipeg has set a fundraising goal of $21 million for its 2018 campaign, making it the largest one ever.

During the 15th annual United Way Winnipeg Plane Pull and campaign launch on Friday, nearly 2,000 Winnipeggers pitched in to help pull a C-130 Hercules and a Boeing 727 at Red River College’s Stevenson Campus. The friendly competition between 70 workplace teams helps raise funds for the community and support the organization’s causes.

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Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

Siloam Mission Reaches Goal to Save Housing Facility Kitchen

The Madison
The Madison, 210 Evanson Street (HANDOUT)

Siloam Mission is celebrating the generosity of Manitobans after donors stepped up to save the kitchen in its supportive housing facility, The Madison.

On August 1st, Siloam Mission put out a call for donations to help repair an aging kitchen that risked closure sooner than expected. Siloam Mission appealed to its donors and generous neighbours across Manitoba to raise the $150,000 in estimated costs – and as of August 31st, just 30 days later, has reached that goal.

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