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Walk for Water 2016

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. For many lake-lovers, participating has become an annual family tradition.

Three walks are being held this season in Dunnottar (July 24), Gimli (Aug. 7) and Victoria Beach (Aug. 7), organized by community volunteers with support from LWF. Proceeds are used to translate science into solutions: funding research, training citizen scientists, educating students and community groups, and addressing the root causes of harmful algae blooms by advancing the eight actions of the Lake Winnipeg Health Plan...

Join us on Sunday, August 7, for Walk for Water 2016 in Gimli!

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in several lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

Location: Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre, Gimli Harbour
Registration: 9:15 a.m.; Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

Download pledge forms here and start collecting money.

Get more helpful tips here.

Gimli Film Festival Monsoon

Photo courtesy of monsoonmovie.com

We're proud to once again offer our support to the Gimli Film Festival by sponsoring the 2015 screenings of Monsoon, a feature documentary from multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson.

Part road movie, part drama, Monsoon introduces viewers to the beautiful/terrible spectacle that is the monsoon, a vast weather system that permeates and unifies the varied culture of India. Presented in a historic lakeside community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, this film offers festival-goers the perfect opportunity to reflect on local freshwater...

Monsoon Gimli Film Festival

Photo courtesy of monsoonmovie.com

We're proud to once again offer our support to the Gimli Film Festival by sponsoring the 2015 screenings of Monsoon, a feature documentary from multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson.

Part road movie, part drama, Monsoon introduces viewers to the beautiful/terrible spectacle that is the monsoon, a vast weather system that permeates and unifies the varied culture of India. Presented in a historic lakeside community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, this film offers festival-goers the perfect opportunity to reflect on local freshwater...

Join us at the beach in Gimli on Friday, July 24!

In celebration of the 2015 Gimli Film Festival, we'll be taking part in the RBC Beach Boardwalk from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., along with the good folks involved with RBC's Blue Water Project. Stop by our table to say hello and learn more about our efforts to restore and protect our great lake!

Make sure to stick around for the free RBC sunset screenings: Friday night is a double-header; Monty Python and the Holy Grail will kick things off at 10 p.m., followed up by a midnight screening of Alien!

The 126th Icelandic Festival of Manitoba (aka Islendingadagurinn) returns to Gimli from July 31 to August 3 – and for the first time, we’re joining in the fun!

LWF will be set up on Saturday, Aug. 1. Come by our table to learn more about Lake Winnipeg – and our efforts to restore and protect it!

Monsoon Gimli Film Festival

Photo courtesy of monsoonmovie.com

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is proud to once again offer its support to the Gimli Film Festival by sponsoring the 2015 screenings of Monsoon, a feature documentary from multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson. 

Filmed across the Indian sub-continent in 2013, Monsoon introduces viewers to an array of individuals whose lives are entwined with the beautiful/terrible spectacle that is monsoon season. With stunning imagery and compelling storytelling, it captures the timelessness and rich human drama of our engagement with the natural world...

Walk for Water 2015 Gimli

Join us on Sunday, August 9, for Walk for Water 2015 in Gimli!

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in several lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

Location: Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre, Gimli Harbour
Registration: 9:15 a.m.; Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

  • Pre-register online here to help us plan for success.
  • Download pledge forms here and start collecting money.
  • Get more helpful tips here.

Update: We've got some amazing prizes lined...

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