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June 2017

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Lake Winnipeg Memories

There’s nothing like flipping through an old family photo album. From unforgettable sunsets to wish-we-could-forget fashions, these cherished pictures remind us of how special lake life really is.

So let’s celebrate it!

Lake Winnipeg Memories is a vintage photo exhibit curated by you! Launching on July 3, this is your chance to showcase your family’s unique relationship with Lake Winnipeg. We want to see your grandparent’s first trip to the beach, the legendary cottage reunion, or the time your great-uncle finally learned how to waterski!

Participating is easy. All you have to do is:

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The 2016 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award winners, with Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox; Photo: Manitoba Sustainable Development

The Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards recognize and honour people, projects and ideas that successfully turn the principles and guidelines of sustainable development into concrete, lasting achievements.

The 2016 winners were announced on May 10, and included several individuals and groups dedicated to clean water and a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Among them:

Mike Stainton, winner, Sustainability in Water and Natural Area Stewardship

Mike has demonstrated a commitment to innovative research in both his professional and personal life. An instrumental part of the design and operation of the...

Get your Scottish on at this family-friendly festival in East Selkirk! Activities include dancing, piping, drumming, food, markets, heavy games, a “wee folk” area, living history displays and more.

Find us in Legacy Park on Saturday, June 24 – we’ll be there from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sharing information about our work to protect Lake Winnipeg and how you can get involved, and selling some of our unique fundraising products!

For more information, head to Manitoba Highland Gathering's website.

Heading out to the lake for the Canada Day long weekend? We'll be at Charlie Wall Park on Sunday, July 2, for the Hillside Beach Community Association's Family Fun Day!

Stop by our table to chat about our work to improve the health of our shared waters, pick up free educational material and purchase some of our unique fundraising products.

We’re joining the good folks of Riverton for a not-to-be-missed homecoming weekend filled with fun for the whole family!

This multi-day celebration includes pancake breakfast, kids fishing derby, fireworks, a beer garden, contests, entertainment and lots more! (Stay tuned to Riverton Reunion Days’ Facebook page for more details.)

Look for us on Sunday, July 2 – we’ll be in the park and on the river in the afternoon, and we’ll be at the evening’s hootenanny!

Big Water gose

Join us for a pint to celebrate Lake Winnipeg and local beer!

As part of our ongoing This beer tastes best at the lake summer series, we're partnering up with Barn Hammer Brewing Company for the month of July as they showcase Big Water, a limited-edition, Lake Winnipeg-themed gose. We'll be officially launching it just in time for the July long weekend. So join us Wednesday, June 28 in the Barn Hammer tap room where we'll be serving up some refreshing beers, chatting about Lake Winnipeg and giving away a door prize filled with LWF and Barn Hammer goodies. 

And the generous folks at Barn Hammer...

Lake Winnipeg Memories

This summer we're celebrating cottage life with a vintage photo exhibit curated by you!

Lake Winnipeg Memories launches July 3 at The Beach Exchange, located across the street from Saffies General Store in Albert Beach. Take a trip down memory lane and join in opening up the space.You'll be able to browse through photos and stories from around the lake and hear about our summer events that will be taking place in the area throughout the summer.

Hope to see you there!

Launch invite

Cheers to the lake

We are thrilled to launch a new collaboration with Barn Hammer Brewing Company. Big Water, a limited-edition, lake-themed gose, will be available while supplies last for the month of July. Barn Hammer’s generous co-owners Sable and Tyler Birch will be donating $1 from the sale of each bottle to LWF. Giving has never been so refreshing!

“Going to the lake is an essential part of summer for so many of us in Manitoba,” says Alexis Kanu, LWF’s executive director. “We’re excited to celebrate local breweries and local lakes – two ingredients for a great Manitoba summer!”

“Summers wouldn’t be the...

Walk for Water

Take action as a citizen of our shared watershed!

Every year, hundreds of lake-lovers come together for Walk for Water – the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Participating is easy! Use our Walk for Water pledge form to collect donations from friends, family, co-workers, teammates and other lake-lovers in your life (LWF provides charitable receipts for donations of $20 or more). And then join us on July 30 for a day at the lake! Pledge forms can be found at various businesses and community centres in the Dunnottar area or online at:

W4W

Take action as a citizen of our shared watershed!

Every year, hundreds of lake-lovers come together for Walk for Water – the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Participating is easy! Use our Walk for Water pledge form to collect donations from friends, family, co-workers, teammates and other lake-lovers in your life (LWF provides charitable receipts for donations of $20 or more). And then join us on July 30 for a day at the lake! Pledge forms can be found at various businesses and community centres in the Victoria Beach area or online at:

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