Monthly Archives: January 2013

Win a Centre-Ice Suite for 20 to a Winnipeg Jets Game (and more!) in support of @UnitedWayWpg

This totally kicks ass.

United Way has teamed up with some of our city’s most iconic organizations to offer 10 exciting prize packages featuring one-of-a-kind opportunities and special access to the local events and attractions that make Winnipeg great.

Probably the best prizes ever… go get some!

Included are incredible opportunities to spend the day with the Winnipeg Jets, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Winnipeg Goldeyes. You could meet the players, get VIP access behind the scenes, participate in a practice, and watch the game from some of the best seats in the house!

There’s also a private center-ice suite (room for 20) to the Winnipeg Jets up for grabsYou could also win a dream fishing trip and a boat. Spoil yourself at a weekend spa retreat, enjoy the best of the ballet, symphony and opera, hit up the Winnipeg Folk Festival…and SO much more! (see the full prize list at

Every purchase gets you ten chances to win, all for only ten bucks a ticket!

And tickets are only $10 each!!

There are three ways you can participate:

  1. Purchase your own tickets securely online at or by phone at 204-924-6403. You can also buy tickets in person at United Way’s 2nd floor reception at 580 Main Street.
  2. Sell tickets. Books of 20 are available by calling 204-924-6403 or emailing For every book sold, you’ll be entered to win bonus prize packs including even more Jets game day tickets!
  3. Spread the word! Tell your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbours. We’ve even put together a sample email you can use below to make it easy!

Let’s do this, shall we?

PS – Are you coming to the Zumba party this weekend?

Zumba Party to benefit United Way of Winnipeg on January 26th – THIS kicks ass!

I’m so excited about this, I can’t speak properly. (Just waste 59 seconds watching the video if you need proof)

Zumba Party!

Zumba Party!

Yesterday, 2 awesome women reached out saying they wanted to help out the United Way by throwing a Zumba party. Say what???

I’ve never done Zumba before, but I’ve heard that it’s awesome. (Seriously? A room full of women swinging their hips and sweating? How could it not….) Aynslie Hinds & Melissa Boychuk are spearheading this event and I couldn’t be more inspired by their initiative, or more excited to come check it out!

Will you join us?

Here are the details:

  • DATE: January 26th, 2013
  • TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • LOCATION: North Centennial Recreation & Leisure Facility
  • ADDRESS: 90 Sinclair St
  • TICKETS: $15 for participants, $10 if you’re too lazy and just want to watch. (Buy them here:

Also, follow the Facebook event ( for updates!

Let’s Zumba!!