Manitoba Ag Days Give’s 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 agriculture 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 – Safety & Emergency Services The Farm Safety Foundation $5000.00
The Farm Safety Foundation – Liz Ellis-Clark (Canadian Agricultural Safety Association)
Education and Leadership – Agricultural Youth Education Agriculture in the Classroom $8000.00
Agriculture in the Classroom – Manitoba
Sue Clayton, Executive Director 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 [email protected]
Kristen Phillips, Manitoba Ag Days General Manager 204-728-4137 land line 204-726-3514 show office during show 204-573-9039 cell phone [email protected]