February 12, 2021For Immediate Release BRANDON, MB: Over $1 million in community funding granted by the Brandon Area Community Foundation in 2020. Despite the challenges of 2020 the Brandon Area Community Foundation granted a record breaking $1,052,065 throughout the year. The foundation supports all aspects of life in Brandon and southwestern Manitoba making grants to a wide variety of worthy causes. Laura Kempthorne, Executive Director BACF said “The annual grants provided by our funds and donors,
Q Country & Star FM have 2 pairs of (Replica) Bernie Sanders Mitts that we will be auctioning off on both radio stations next Thursday, Feb 18th. ALL funds raised are going to the Samaritan House, which also will kind of tie in with their “Coldest Night of the Year” on Feb 20th. We think this would be a great opportunity for Brandon businesses to get in a good old fashion bidding war for Charity. Auction will run on both stations on Thursday from 6am to Noon, with hourly updates going on social
The Brandon Chamber, in partnership with MNP LLP, has launched the 2021 edition of the Brandon Business Climate Survey! PRA Inc., who has been enlisted to conduct the survey, will be reaching out to business leaders over the next several weeks. The purpose of the survey is to gain an understanding of the challenges faced by the Brandon business community during COVID as well as getting a better sense of what the future holds. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes. Chamber delegates will be
Brandon, MB January 30, 2021 For Immediate Release Three local business owners are bringing their services together to create a unique offering and experience in Brandon's east end, merging home and garden products, landscaping services, boutique floral services and artisan foods and coffee. This new destination will be situated on the current grounds of The Green Spot. "There hasn’t been much change on the property of The Green Spot since the early 1990’s" says Bernie Whetter, Green Spot owner, "but
Exhibition Opening - The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba proudly presents 'A Prairie Vernacular'
January 6, 2021 For Immediate Release Brandon, MB – On Thursday, January 14, 7:00 pm the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba will virtually debut the 2021 winter season with the regionally touring exhibition, A Prairie Vernacular (Folk & Contemporary Art Narratives of Life on the Canadian Prairies.) The exhibition has been assembled from private and public collections in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta through the curation of Jennifer McRorie (Moose Jaw Museum & Art Gallery, SK) and Joanne Marion
CITY OF BRANDON & BRANDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTDecember 10, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The City of Brandon Now Has Subdivision Approval Authority Brandon, MB – The City of Brandon and the Brandon Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that the City of Brandon has subdivision approval authority. This means faster processing of subdivisions and the ability for the City of Brandon to be an autonomous planning authority from the former Brandon and Area Planning