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Manitoba Ag Days Gives Back $26,000 Annually

January 17, 2017

NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Brandon, MB – Tuesday January 17, 2017

Manitoba Ag Days Gives Back $26,000 Annually

In the fall of 2015 Manitoba Ag Days announced the “Ag Days Gives Back” community giving program.  100% of the 50/50 funds raised at the show, which runs from January 17 until 19th at Brandon’s Keystone Centre, will go back to ag organizations and communities where exhibitors and patron’s live.  “We want to give back some of the show’s success to those exhibitors, patron’s and communities which contribute to the show’s success”. Stated General Manager Kristen Phillips.   The application deadline for 2018 is November 15th, 2017.

 

Community Improvement – Community Infrastructure Upgrades & Improvements $5000.00

Ecole Ile Chenes – Velma McCombie accepting

Community Improvement – Agriculture and Heritage

Killarney – Turtle Mountain Arts Council
Tim Lawson (Vice -Chair) accepting

Community Improvement – Safety & Emergency Services  The Farm Safety Foundation  $5000.00

The Farm Safety Foundation – Liz Ellis-Clark (Canadian Agricultural Safety Association) accepting

Education and Leadership – Agricultural Youth Education Agriculture in the Classroom  $8000.00

Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba

Sue Clayton, Executive Director will be accepting

Education and Leadership – ACC Diploma Scholarship $1000.00

ACC Diploma Scholarship -Morgan McBain (ACC Student)

 

U of M’s recipients will be announced at a later date.

 

For more information regarding Manitoba Ag Days visit www.agdays.com For all media inquiries contact:   Andrea Guthrie Manitoba Ag Days Media Coordinator  204-851-7229 media@agdays.com   Kristen Phillips Manitoba Ag Days General Manager 204-728-4137 land line 204-726-3514 show office during show 204-573-9039 cell phone coordinator@agdays.com

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