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August 2017

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Now an annual event, Beats on the Beach 2017 is just around the corner! Join with other lake-lovers at Saffies General Store in Albert Beach on Friday. Aug. 12 and be entertained by a free concert featuring muisc from Fever Rose, Jordan Yarish, and Mama G and the Majors. Don’t forget to treat your sweet tooth, as well, with Saffies tempting dessert auction. Delicious pies, cakes, cookies and homemade jams will be up for bid - with all money raised donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation!

On Aug. 27 we’ll be meeting at Saffies General Store to clean up the Albert Beach area! Join us at 1 p.m. to help create a pollution-free community!

Gloves, garbage pickers, bags and snacks will be provided. Hope to see you there!

Dear LWF supporter,

We invite you to join us in Gimli this Friday (Aug. 18) as we celebrate Lake Winnipeg at our newest summer fundraising event!

Lake Bash 2017 takes place at Farmers Hall, a recently restored community dance hall just outside town. This evening event will feature:

  • Delicious Lake Winnipeg pickerel and all the fixings from our friends at The Pickerel Rig (included as part of your ticket price)
  • Live music from country rocker Leanne Pearson (performing a special acoustic set), grandfather-grandson guitar-and-fiddle duo Keenan & Peter Karish, and the Vezina Family Band, a multi-generational, old-time country band from Stoney Point, Manitoba
  • A cash bar
  • A silent auction with AMAZING prizes including fishing and boating gear from Lakefish Net and Twine, a golf package from Lakeview Hotels and Resorts, original photographic art from William Pura – and much more!

Lake Bash 2017 tickets are just $25 for adults ($15 for kids 12 and under) and are available at Farmers Hall, H.P. Tergesen and Sons in Gimli, and through our website or by calling our office at 205-956-0436. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and music will start at approximately 7 p.m.

Bring your family and friends, enjoy a fun night out and help make a difference for water!

Thank you for your continued support,

The LWF team

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As the summer draws to a close, so does our Lake Winnipeg Memories Gallery in Albert Beach. Join us for our closing gala evening, Bow Ties and Board Shorts, and help us close out the space with food, drinks and one last walk down memory lane!


For the third year in a row, a group of amateur cyclists are challenging themselves to complete an ambitious, three-day, 500 km self-supported road trip from Winnipeg. Man. to the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) research facility in northwest Ontario.

Riders are paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for their efforts. All funds raised will be donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation (LWF) to support the expansion of the Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring (CBM) Network.

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CBM engages citizen volunteers in the collection of water samples which are then analyzed...

The LWF office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4. We will re-open on Tuesday. Sept, 5. Have a great long weekend!

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