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St. John Ambulance "Spring into Summer" Draw

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the St. John Ambulance "Spring into Summer" Draw.

Purchase a $10 ticket and you could win a $40,000+ trailer !!!

Tickets are $10 each and are on sale NOW! Get your ticket at :

St John Ambulance ( Monday- Friday 8:30am-4:30pm)
Canadian Tire- Thunder Centre & Arthur St locations ( regular business hours at customer service)
Lappe Store
Lakehead Communication
Wilderness Supply Store
D&R Sporting Goods
J&J Sports
Recreation World RV

The trailer will be on site at each location in May/June and will be accepting debit and credit cards at select locations in the trailer.
The Trailer will also be on display at Norm’s Boat Show on the CLE Grounds from Thursday February 21 to Sunday February 24, and at the Home and Garden Show from Friday April 5 to Sunday April 7


Grand Prize Draw- Thursday June 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

1st Prize :
2019 Coachmen Catalina 321 BHDS(includes taxes, license and document fees)
Value:  $41,099 (includes taxes)

2nd Prize:
Honda EU3000is Inverter RV Generator with Six Year Warranty
Value:  $3,309.76 (includes taxes)

3rd Prize:
2 Pungo Kayaks with life jackets paddles & bailer buckets
Estimated Retail Value:  $3,089.13 (includes taxes)

Early Bird Draw1- Wednesday, April 17 at 2:00pm
St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid with Level A CPR and AED Course & First Aid Kit
$100 Gift Certificate from Exquisite Gold & Gems
$200 Gift Certificate from Chaltrek

Early Bird Draw 2: Wednesday, May 15 at 2:00pm
Kashabowie River Resort Four Night Stay for Four People
Prince Arthur Hotel Date Night Package
St. John Ambulance Family First Aid Kit/ SFA First Aid Course & Atmosphere Gift Card

Lottery License # M807220

St. John Ambulance is springing into summer this year with the launch of the annual "Spring Into Summer" Trailer Draw. All proceeds from the trailer draw will support St. John Ambulance's Community Service Programs which include the Medical First Response Division (MFR), Car Seat Safety Inspection Program, Therapy Dog Program, School Safety and Education Programs, and the Youth Cadet and Crusader Program.

St. John Ambulance, Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario are very proud of our Community Services Programs made up of a variety of eclectic and enthusiastic volunteers; whether it is our Therapy Dog Unit providing comfort and relief, our qualified Car Seat Educators providing education to parents and caregivers, our Medical First Response Unit volunteering at various events throughout our city or our Youth Cadet Program learning basic first aid skills and teamwork on a weekly basis.

When you buy a ticket you support the many ways in which St. John Ambulance helps people throughout Thunder Bay.


For more info visit : www.10dollartrailer.com

33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the 33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery !

The Grand Prize Draw will take place on CANADA DAY at the Waterfront at approx. 6:30 pm at Marina Park

Come see this fantastic home for yourself at 137 Dogwood Cres Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 PM

Or take the virtual tour online at : www.fwrotary.ca

Tickets are on sale now! $100 per ticket or 3 for $250

This lottery is open to anyone 18 years of age and over. Tickets must be purchased in Ontario.

Ontario Lottery License # 10625
Where to buy tickets:

• Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre (Cash only)
• Balmoral Park Acura
• Best Western Plus Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre
• Finnish Bookstore
• Fort William Rotarians
• George Jeffrey Children's Centre
• George's Market
• J B Evans
• Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
• Wanson Lumber


About the house:

Our Grand Prize Draw this year is a fabulous 1790 square foot (approximately) home built by Lorimar Construction Ltd. (Mario Michieli). The house, valued at $590,489 (includes HST), features three bedrooms on the main floor plus an additional two downstairs (basement), four-piece each in main bathroom, ensuite and basement, engineered hardwood floors main floor, granite counter tops in kitchen, high-efficiency furnace, air conditioning and air exchange system, upgraded trim package, finished basement with wet bar, gas fireplace and comes with a set of 4 Frigidaire Gallery kitchen appliances.

Early Bird Draws:

As always, we are including an additional $50,000 (10 X $5,000) in Early Bird draws. So, for $100 you have the opportunity to win a GRAND TOTAL OF $640,489 IN PRIZES.

The first EARLY BIRD draw will be April 17th, where $5,000 will be given away. Then each Wednesday thereafter, until June 19th, another $5,000 will be awarded. You are welcome to come to BDO, 1095 Barton Street at 4:30 pm on each Early Bird date to view the draw.

All Early Bird draw winners will be contacted by phone following the draw, announced in the Chronical Journal and on our website www.fwrotary.ca, two days following the draws.

Date of Draw Prize Value
17 April 2019 $5,000
24 April 2019 $5,000
1 May 2019 $5,000
8 May 2019 $5,000
15 May 2019 $5,000
22 May 2019 $5,000
29 May 2019 $5,000
5 June 2019 $5,000
12 June 2019 $5,000
19 June 2019 $5,000

The proceeds of the lottery go to help many projects, large and small, in Thunder Bay and region. This is your opportunity to help the people of your community. Rest assured your purchase makes a difference.

BEST OF LUCK IN THIS YEAR'S DRAW!
 

Vanderwees Mini Golf Tournament - In support of the Northern Cardiac Fund

Vanderwees Mini Golf Tournament - In support of the Northern Cardiac Fund

Thursday, May 23 at Vanderwees Garden Gallery ( 6488 Mapleward Rd)

4pm- Registration
5pm- Start
7pm- Beef on a Bun & Cash Bar

-Silent and Live Auction
-Mystery Envelope Prizes

Individual- $75
Team of 4- $250

Tee Sponsor- $175
Hole Sponsor- $175

For more info or to register please contact:
Moira Byrne, Fundraising Assistant
byrnem@tbh.net or 684-7003
 

16th Annual Soap Box Races, In support of the George Jeffrey Children’s Centre & In Partnership wit

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the 16th Annual Soap Box Races,  In support of the George Jeffrey Children’s Centre & In Partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Thunder Bay

Sat, June 8 at Waverly Hill/Park

The Soapbox Races are BACK AGAIN and gearing up for their BEST year yet!

The George Jeffrey Children's Foundation is pleased to welcome back Boys & Girls Clubs of Thunder Bay as a partner charity at the event!
Come out for a day filled with FREE activities for children and families to enjoy!

Race Day: Saturday, June 8, 8:30am-5pm at Waverly Hill
Rain Date: Sunday, June 9 (if required - condensed day)

We are offering a limited number of cars for borrowing in both the single seat class (Class A/B) and two-seater cars (Class E). To secure your car please register early! These are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Final day to register is May 3, Register at:  www.georgejeffreyfoundation.com
 

The Thunder Bay Roller Derby 2019 Season.

91.5 CKPR is proud to support The Thunder Bay Roller Derby 2019 Season.

Come out and meet the Teams!- Grizzly Madams &  Elle Capones

Saturday, April 27 9pm at Shooters Tavern.
$5 at the door.
Win FREE tickets to the May 4th bout


Season Bouts:

May 4 at 7pm- 3rd annual MayHem Mixer

May 25 at 6:30pm- Junior Bout
             at 7pm- Adult bout- Grizzly Madams vs Elle Capones

June 22 at 7pm- Keweenaw vs Babes of Thunder

All bouts are at Delaney Arena
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $5 for ages 6-12
Advance tickets available at www.tbrdl.com

Thunder Bay Commuter Challenge

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Thunder Bay Commuter Challenge

Rethink your ride in 2019!

June 2-8

Are you up for the Commuter Challenge?
Workplaces and individuals across the country are being challenged to use alternatives to driving alone for at least one day of the Commuter Challenge week (June 2-8, 2019).
By walking, cycling, taking transit or ride sharing, you can reduce your impact on the environment and achieve the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week.  This is the time to try something new or just get colleagues to join in on the fun!
The Commuter Challenge is a national friendly competition between workplaces, cities and provinces. To participate, you will need to register at commuterchallenge.ca. Create an account for your workplace and then get co-workers to setup personal accounts. You can also register as an individual/unaffiliated.
During the week, people track their distances travelled and help put Thunder Bay on the map.
Thunder Bay is an active and vibrant city and in 2018 our city ranked #1 in the province for communities in the 100,000 people range and #2 in the province for all cities. We even beat Toronto!

Need a Reason to Participate?
• Win great prizes! Prizes will be awarded for logging even one commute!
• Get your exercise! Accumulate the recommended 150 minutes of physical activity per week while you travel actively and reap the health benefits. Cyclist commuters take half as many sick days as car commuters.
• Be chauffeured! Take the bus and forget the stress of dealing with traffic or road rage while you read your book or relax.
• Overcome commuter zombification! A little change in the commuting routine will sharpen your senses and make you feel more energized.
• Fight the climate chaos! Transportation accounts for 35% of Thunder Bay’s greenhouse gas emissions.
• Save tones of money! Driving 18,000 km per year costs an average of $8,441 (2). And health care costs of transportation emissions will cost Canadians between $11 billion to $38 billion between 1997 and 2020 (3).
• Have fun and boost morale at work!

Make your Commute Safe & Easy
• Get one of our Safe Cycling instructors to offer a quick course so you can get confident riding your bike;
• Plan your bus journey using google maps transit option.
• Learn how to use NextLift and its Live Map to know exactly where the buses are and when the next one will be at your stop;
• Participate in the City's Bike Racks for Business program to get more bicycle parking.
• Setup an office carpooling web-site with tools such as LUSU's Ride Board or Kangaride.com

For more information contact Ashley Priem, 624-2142 or email ashley@ecosuperior.org

Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

February 25-29, 2020

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held in Thunder Bay February 25-29, 2020 at various locations throughout the city.

About Special Olympics Canada:
Established in 1969, the Canadian chapter of this international movement is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through the transformative power and joy of sport. Operating out of sport clubs in 12 provincial and territorial Chapters, this grassroots movement reaches beyond the sphere of sport to empower individuals, change attitudes and build communities. From two-year-olds to mature adults, more than 45,000 athletes with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics year-round programs across Canada. They are supported by more than 21,000 volunteers, including more than 16,000 trained coaches.

About the Games:
1200 athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff
800 friends and family
500 volunteers
60 technical officials
50 special Olympics Canada family and sponsors
8 events
5 days

Events:
Alpine Skiing- taking place at Loch Lomand
Cross Country Skiing- taking place at Kamview Nordic Centre
Curling- taking place at Fort William Curling Club
Figure Skating- taking place at Thunder Bay Tournament Centre
Floor Hockey- taking place at Lakehead University C.J Sanders Fieldhouse
Snowshoeing- taking place at Chapples Golf Course
Speed Skating- taking place at Delany Arena
Five-Pin Bowling- taking place at Galaxy Lanes

Schedule:
The Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at the Fort William Gardens,  where they will kick off the festivities by showcasing the true spirit of the Special Olympics movement.
A full event schedule of each event can be found at www.specialolympics2020.com

Draft an Athlete
Sponsor a special Olympics athlete. Make a dream
The Draft an Athlete program helps support the cost for each and every athlete, one at a time. A $500 donation will draft one athlete to participate in the games, but more importantly nit will let one athlete live their dream of participating
To donate visit www.specialolympics2020.com

Volunteering:
Volunteer registration for the games will open in Fall 2019!
If you are looking for a planning position on a Committee and have time to dedicate to organizing the Games, please email volunteer@specialolympics2020.com and someone will contact you!

 

Sunlife Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF

91.5 CKPR is proud to support The Sunlife Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF

Sunday, June 2 at Mariners Hall at Marina Park.

Join us for the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF and help raise funds for type 1 diabetes research! Be part of a collective rally that brings together thousands of people whose lives are touched by type 1 diabetes every day, who are tired of the hardship of this disease, who want to be heard, raise money and change the face of type 1 forever.

Your donations can make a difference in the lives of people living with type 1 diabetes. With your support, we can reach our fundraising goal!

Check In: 9:30AM EST

Start Time: 10:30AM EST

Visit www.jdrf.akaraisin.com  to register or to donate
 

Mining Day

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the 7th annual Mining Day!

Saturday, June 22 at Marina Park!

Have you ever wanted to test your skills at gold panning? Or have you wanted to test drive a dump truck?

Well, now is the time. Bring your family to Marina Park on Saturday, June 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm for the 7th annual Mining Day in Thunder Bay, rain or shine !

You’ll learn about local rocks, prospecting, claim staking, diamond drilling and careers in the mining sector. 

Fun for all ages and admission is free!
Don’t forget to gather up some of your rocks and minerals from home and bring them down to have them identified. 
For more details please visit www.thunderbayminingday.ca
Event runs “Rain or Shine”