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Manitoba Ag Days Gives Back Deadline Approaching

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NEWS RELEASE -For Immediate Release

Brandon, MB Wednesday October 16, 2019

 

Manitoba Ag Days Gives Back Deadline Approaching

 

Manitoba Ag Days would like to help your community project become a reality. The deadline for non- profit charitable organizations and Assiniboine Community College Agri Business students to submit applications is November 15th with grants awarded at the 2020 show in January.  “The goal of the fund is to be able to share some of the show’s success with the rural communities where our patrons and exhibitors call home. We have had an excellent response over the past years and are always eager to help out everyone we can.” stated Kristen Phillips, Manitoba Ag Days General Manager.   To date Manitoba Ag Days has given back over $26,000 annually to a total well over $260,000 to community organization throughout Manitoba and Saskatchewan. 

If your community, hospital, emergency services or museum has a project that is looking for capital funding please apply.   There are four different categories that include local community infrastructure upgrades and improvements, agriculture and heritage, safety and emergency services and agriculture youth education.  For more information please visit https://www.agdays.com/community-giving-program/

The recipients of the 2019 Show include the following:

Community Improvement – Local Community Infrastructure Upgrades and Improvements

Central Community Club Inc. (Rosser, MB) $5000

Community Improvement – Agriculture and Heritage

Rapid City Museum Inc. $4000

Cypress River Agricultural Society Inc. $1000

Community Improvement – Safety and Emergency Services

RM of Whitehead Fire Department $5000

Education and Leadership – Agricultural Youth Education

Agriculture in the Classroom -Manitoba $8000

 

ACC Diploma Scholarship – Amber McNish $1000

U of M’s Diploma Scholarship –Megan Major $1000

U of M’s Degree Scholarship – Annabelle Calcott $1000

Manitoba Ag Days show is an annual three-day exposition of agriculture production expertise, technology and equipment that attracts exhibitors and visitors from across Canada and the United States of America held at the Keystone Centre in Brandon Manitoba January 21, 22, 23 2020.

 

For more information or the latest updates please visit https://www.agdays.com/ or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @mbagdays.

 

For all media inquiries please contact:

Andrea Guthrie, Manitoba Ag Days Media Coordinator at (204)851-7229 media@agdays.com

Kristen Phillips, Manitoba Ag Days General Manager at (204)728-4137 coordinator@agdays.com

 

 

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