All Seniors Games

March 21, 2017

Board member Derek Balcaen was recently invited to present medals to the winners at the Winnipeg All Seniors Care Living Centres Games.

The theme of this year’s games was “Local Heroes”, and brother Balcaen spoke of the positive impact his parents have had on his life.

Some of the events held during the week-long competition included bocce, billiards, WII golf, WII archery, shuffleboard and walking.

Thank you for including us in your great event.

Ride For Dad presentation

March 20, 2017

Tom Bilous presenting Gil Rekken with our UFFW Platinum sponsorship towards the 2017 Motorcycle Ride For Dad fundraiser for Prostate Cancer research.
(all proceeds stay in Mb)

Fishing derby presentation

March 20, 2017

Tom Bilous presenting Don Melnyk with our annual contribution towards the 2017 firefighter fishing Derby.

Cerebral Palsy Bike Race Wrap up

March 20, 2017

By Jeff Bruce:
The 2017 Cerebral Palsy Association Stationary Bike Race was a huge success once again this year.

The day ran smoothly with the participation of our fourteen member Fire Fighter team among hundreds of riders, volunteers and donors.

The total raised was over $195,000.00 including our team’s contribution of $11,100.00.
(UFFW contributed $1,500 as a special donation to celebrate our 24th year of participation)

As always we were well represented:
Retired brothers: Jack Funk, Jake VanLeeuwen, John Vosters and Jim Hemphill.

Active Fire Fighters: Garth Rowswell , Bob McBey, Mark Oswald, Leanne MacLean, Lindsey Ingram, Ann Smith, Tim Ringland Jr., Reid Westmacott and Greg Bilous.

To everyone who supported and participated -THANK-YOU!!

Rooftop Campout Wrapup

March 17, 2017

*Drum Roll*
We are excited to announce that we have reached our goal of raising $100,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Canada – Manitoba at this week’s 8th annual Firefighter Rooftop Campout!!

Thank you to EVERYONE who contributed to this project, from our 5 campers, to the donors and our army of volunteers.