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Metallica Concert Sets Attendance Record at Bell MTS Place

Metallica Concert Sets Attendance Record at Bell MTS Place

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Metallica performs at Bell MTS Place on Thursday, September 13, 2018. (DWAYNE LARSON PHOTO)

WINNIPEG — The Metallica concert Thursday night brought out the most fans ever to fill Bell MTS Place.

True North Sports + Entertainment says 17,129 people packed the arena for the sold-out show.

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Heading to the Whiteout Street Party? Bring a Tin for the Bin

Heading to the Whiteout Street Party? Bring a Tin for the Bin

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About 15,000 people gather on the streets outside Bell MTS Place for the Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party on Friday, April 20, 2018. (WINNIPEG JETS)

Winnipeg Harvest has put the call out for urgent food donations and True North Sports + Entertainment has picked up.

During tonight’s Winnipeg Whiteout Street Party, fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the local food bank.

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Teen Raises $30K Worth of Baby Formula for Winnipeg Harvest

Teen Raises $30K Worth of Baby Formula for Winnipeg Harvest

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Keren Taylor-Hughes, Winnipeg Harvest’s executive director, Atticus McIlraith and Allan Asplin, president, Judy Lindsay Realty. (WINNIPEG HARVEST / HANDOUT)

A Winnipeg teen set a goal and stuck to it in an effort to raise much-needed funding and baby supplies for Winnipeg Harvest.

Atticus McIlraith is no stranger to doing good deeds for the local food bank. The 14-year-old has raised just over $70,000 to help babies in Manitoba since 2013.

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Winnipeg Harvest Appoints New Executive Director

Winnipeg Harvest Appoints New Executive Director

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Keren Taylor-Hughes (WINNIPEG HARVEST)

Winnipeg Harvest has chosen a new leader to drive the local food bank into the future.

Keren Taylor-Hughes began her new role as the executive director on Tuesday and was the successful candidate of a nationwide search carried out by Harvest’s board of directors.

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Jets Wives, Girlfriends Raise $9,500 for Winnipeg Harvest

Jets Wives, Girlfriends Raise $9,500 for Winnipeg Harvest

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From left to right: Winnipeg Harvest director of development Colleen McVarish, Emily Byfuglien, Sam Wheeler, and Winnipeg Harvest executive director Kate Brenner. (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg Jets‘ wives and girlfriends have scored big in raising more than $9,500 in donations for Winnipeg Harvest.

Through the sale of autographed holiday ornaments at the December 3 home game, funds for the “Fa La La for Formula” initiative went to purchase baby formula for the local food bank.

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