Rudy and his team of hard-working volunteers are hitting Winnipeg streets for another season of Operation Red Nose.
Safety Services Manitoba officially launched their 2016 campaign on Friday.
“As Manitoba’s leader in providing road safety training and with over 50 years of experience, Safety Services Manitoba knows the importance and the value of a program like Operation Red Nose,” said Judy Murphy, president and CEO.
WINNIPEG — Operation Red Nose provided 3,949 rides to people over the holiday season with the help of 2,204 volunteers.
The free service is operated annually to give revellers another alternative option to drinking and driving.
“Thanks to the program’s dedicated sponsors, hosts and volunteers, thousands and thousands of Manitobans have arrived home safely after their holiday gatherings,” said Judy Murphy, president and CEO of Safety Services Manitoba.
“SSM is extremely proud to be part of the program’s success, helping to make Manitoba the safest province to live and work.”
WINNIPEG — Operation Red Nose celebrated its 20th year this past holiday season by giving more than 3,750 rides across the province.
The free service operated in 10 Manitoba communities to get holiday revellers home safely with the help of 2,246 volunteers.
“Over the program’s past 20 years in the province, thousands and thousands of Manitobans have arrived home safely after their holiday gatherings,” said Judy Murphy, president and CEO of Safety Services Manitoba. “As an organization which has been dedicated to preventing loss and protecting people since 1964, SSM is extremely proud to be part of making the program a success.”
Congratulations to Jenness Mills, who won the Operation Red Nose contest through ChrisD.ca on December 31, 2014.
Together with Manitoba Public Insurance and Safety Services Manitoba, we solicited tweets to ask readers to name one of the corporate sponsors of ORN. The random winner was chosen after more than a month of entries through social media.
ChrisD.ca, Operation Red Nose, Manitoba Public Insurance and Safety Services Manitoba want to give you the chance to win an iPad mini!
From Friday, November 28 to Wednesday, December 31, Operation Red Nose’s mascot Rudy and his dedicated teams of volunteers will be on call to give rides to those who choose not to drink and drive.
When you call Operation Red Nose, a driving team of three people will come to pick up you, your friends and your vehicle and get you safely to your next destination. It’s a great way to keep Manitoba roads safe over the holiday season. You can even call more than once in the same night!
The service is free — although donations are gratefully accepted for Manitoba youth sports programs.
How do I win?
Post a photo or share a story, relating to ORN or safe driving, on social media and use the hashtag #ORNrudy. Or, find out the name of one of our sponsors on the Safety Services Manitoba website and tweet or post the answer on the Operation Red Nose Facebook page. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ORNrudy.
No purchase necessary. One entry per person, please. Winner must confirm receipt of their name being drawn within 24 hours, otherwise another entry will be chosen. Contest closes Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Manitoba residents only.
Rudy and his devoted team of safe-driving volunteers are gearing up for another season of Operation Red Nose.
Safety Services Manitoba launched their annual campaign Friday to get holiday revellers home safely in their own vehicles.
Operating in 10 Manitoba communities this year, Operation Red Nose will begin November 28 from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. and run weekends until New Year’s Eve.
“ORN is one of our many joint initiatives with MPI to encourage Manitobans to drive responsibly — in this case, choosing a safe way home means knowing when to let Rudy (the mascot) take the reins,” said Judy Murphy, president and CEO of Safety Services Manitoba.