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10th Annual Rooftop Campout Wrapup

March 22, 2019

TJ Belluk, Rooftop Campout Chair:

The United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg would like to announce the Rooftop Campout for Muscular Dystrophy wrapped up last week raising just over $60,000. 

While this was short of the intended goal, we are very pleased with what was accomplished. Connor Normandin, Eric Dyck, Rhema Idonije and Jon Polson were front and center leading the effort. Retired District Chief Al Bartley even returned for a cameo appearance on the first night. 

Thanks to the many volunteers who braved some good and not so good weather to help with the road tolls. This has always been our main source of fundraising and Winnipeg stepped up again. 

Thank you to the volunteers who were on hand to help with the setup and teardown. 

We hope to see you all back next year.

10th Annual Rooftop Campout Launch

March 13, 2019

We were proud today to launch the 10th annual Firefighter Rooftop Campout for Muscular Dystrophy

Thank you to all of our financial, political and department supporters.

Our campers this year include Al Bartley, Rhema Idonije, Eric Dyck, Conor Normandin and JP Polson.

Bruce Oake Foundation Check Presentation

March 11, 2019

 We were proud to recently welcome Scott & Anne Oake from the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre to our office. We presented them with a check in the amount of $18,500 representing the proceeds from our annual Banquet And Ball. #NeverOffDuty


2019 Executive Board Elections

February 26, 2019

We are proud to announce our 2019 executive board election results. (all by acclamation)

Vice-President Tom Bilous RE-ELECTED

Secretary Rob Labossiere RE-ELECTED

Board member Robert Campbell RE-ELECTED

Board member TJ Belluk RE-ELECTED

Board member Kelcey French *ELECTED


Pat Brenton Watch Presentation

February 24, 2019

A retirement function was held on Friday, February 22nd at the King’s Head to honour retiring Captain Pat Brenton, Reg #1304.

Brother Brenton now joins the WFD 5 platoon having dedicated 32 years and 4 months of service to the citizens of Winnipeg.

Among the pictures below are UFFW executive Chad Swayze presenting our customary retirement watch. 

We wish Brother Brenton a long and healthy retirement. 

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