Picnic in the Park relocated to the Indian & Metis Friendship Centre due to thunderstorm forecast

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION NORTH END COMMUNITY RENEWAL CORPORATION MOVES LOCATION OF PICNIC IN THE PARK DUE TO A THUNDERSTORM FORECAST ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA WINNIPEG, Friday August 21, 2015, 11:30am– North End Community Renewal Corporation in partnership with Aboriginal Music Week, will be relocating the 17th annual North End community event, “Picnic in the Park,” from St. John’s Park to the Indian & Metis Friendship Centre at 45 Robinson. The decision was made as a result of Environment Canada thunderstorm forecast for Saturday, August 22nd. This is the first time in the 17 year history of the event where it has been relocated due to weather. Cloudy. 60 percent chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers with thunderstorms beginning near noon. Wind southeast 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. High 22. -weather.gc.ca Issued: 11:00 AM CDT Friday 21 August 2015 The free community BBQ, health fair and entertainment by Aboriginal Music Week will still take place at the Indian & Metis Friendship Centre. There will be some modification to the types of activities offered, but will maintain a full day of fun for the family. The Dufferin Youth 3on3 Basketball Tournament will be postponed. For more information, please contact: Martin Landy, Event & Communication Coordinator North End Community Renewal Corporation (204) 927-2330 martin@necrc.org – 30 – North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC) is committed to the social, economic and cultural renewal of the North End of Winnipeg. NECRC defines its development goals through annual consultations and ongoing networking with North End residents and businesses. The corporation works with community committees to plan and implement development strategies in its...

NECRC AGM JUNE 11th Documentation

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the North End Community Renewal Corporation will take place on Thursday June 11th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at re Ukrainian Labour Temple located at 591 Pritichard (at McGregor ).  Please find our agenda and reports for the meeting.  Copies will be available at the event. Please contact Martin Landy at martin@necrc.org for further information and registration. AGM Agenda AGM Rerport 2014-2015 – final NECRC March 31, 2015 financials NECRC FS – Mar 15 NERI 2014-2015 Annual Report – final NERI March 31, 2015 financails NERI FS – Mar 15 June 12 2014 NECRC AGM Minutes    ...
Picnic In the Park

Picnic In the Park

  The North End Community Renewal Corporation (NECRC), in partnership with Aboriginal Music Week, North End non-profit organizations and our many sponsors, is pleased to announce the 17th annual Picnic in the Park. The Picnic in the Park is a free community event that started in 1999. Picnic celebrates the cultural diversity of the North End and aims to present a positive image of the community. The event now has over 4,000 community members attending and that number continues to grow. The event includes free food, children’s activities, cultural entertainment, prizes, artist and craft sales and organization information booths. The Picnic will take place rain or shine: Saturday, August 22, 2015 – St. John’s Park, Winnipeg MB – 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM “Picnic is in its seventeenth year and going strong,” says Robert Neufeld, Executive Director at NECRC, “we celebrate the culture and diversity of the North End by providing different foods, activities and entertainment to represent as many cultures as we can.” Neufeld says, “It’s great to have so many partners working together and this year we are especially pleased to partner with Aboriginal Music Week.” Our community partners include: Aboriginal Visioning for the North End, the City of Winnipeg, Mount Carmel Clinic, North End Women’s Centre, FACT, and St. John’s Residents Association.  Our sponsors include Aboriginal Music Week, Manitoba Public Insurance, James Richardson and Sons, Ltd and Assiniboine Credit Union.  Please join us in our celebration of the North End Community. Sign-up to volunteer at the Picnic in the Park     Register your team for the basketball tournament: Dufferin Youth 3on3 Basketball Tournament Team Registration ALL...