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Operation Red Nose Reports 4,450 Safe Rides During Holiday Season

Operation Red Nose Reports 4,450 Safe Rides During Holiday Season

Operation Red NoseThe numbers are in and Operation Red Nose safely drove home more than 4,450 Manitobans this past holiday season.

The free, volunteer-run service provides designated drivers to help revellers return home safely in their own vehicles throughout the month of December.

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Start Your Engines: Operation Red Nose Launches 2016 Campaign

Start Your Engines: Operation Red Nose Launches 2016 Campaign

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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.

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Nearly 4,000 Call Operation Red Nose for Safe Ride Home

Nearly 4,000 Call Operation Red Nose for Safe Ride Home

Operation Red NoseWINNIPEG — 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.”

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Operation Red Nose Revving Up for Holiday Season

Operation Red Nose Revving Up for Holiday Season

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Safety Services Manitoba CEO Judy Murphy and mascot Rudy during the media launch of Operation Red Nose’s 21st annual campaign on Friday, November 13, 2015. (JEFF MILLER / CHRISD.CA)
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Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot (HANDOUT)

The time of year for Christmas parties and holiday gatherings is quickly approaching, and Operation Red Nose will be ready.

The service launched their 21st campaign during a media event on Friday.

Safety Services Manitoba will begin the Operation Red Nose program on November 27 at 9 p.m.

The free service will operate every Friday and Saturday thereafter, including December 17 and 31.

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Operation Red Nose Ends 2014 Season with 3,700+ Rides

Operation Red Nose Ends 2014 Season with 3,700+ Rides

Operation Red NoseWINNIPEG — 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.”

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Congrats to Our Operation Red Nose Winner!

Congrats to Our Operation Red Nose Winner!

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ChrisD.ca contest winner Jenness Mills with Judy Murphy, CEO of Safety Services Manitoba, collects her prize on Thursday, January 8, 2015. (SAFETY SERVICES MANITOBA)

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.

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Operation Red Nose in Need of New Year’s Volunteers

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Rudy, the Operation Red Nose mascot (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Volunteer drivers willing to help out at Operation Red Nose on New Year’s Eve are being encouraged to pick up the phone.

The program, which provides holiday-revellers with a safe ride home — is short about 100 volunteers for December 31.

The service is free, but donations are accepted to help support youth programs across the province.

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