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Kin keepsakes have raised thousands for causes!!

On June 1st, District 2 Kinsmen, Kinettes and Kin Club members will gather in The Pas for our annual convention. There will be plenty to celebrate and look forward to but one Kinsmen member has used the annual Convention and the Fall Leadership Conference in October of each year to help raise even more money for great causes. Scott McEwan, of the Vermillion Bay Kinsmen, started making hand carved signs in 2009 and they became a popular, must-have item that every club wanted. Since that time, Scott has brought 3-4 signs to each Convention and FLC to put up for auction and the funds raised going to a cause of his choosing. The last meeting at Fall Leadership Conference held in his hometown of Vermilion Read More

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Flin Flon Kinsmen raise over $11,000 for CF

This year’s 27th Annual Kinsmen CF Mini Golf Classic raked in a whopping $11,400 for Cystic Fibrosis. This is a fantastic fundraiser that has gone on for 27 years and it’s limited only by ones imagination. It is loads of fun for the club and participants alike.  The hidden beauty of this event is such that the participants are the ones that actually do the fundraising for the club. Years ago our club was searching for an indoor fundraiser to help break the winter blues and we came upon this concept. The Mini Golf Classic is a mobile 18 hole miniature golf course and the fundraising is structured much like a bike or walk a thon where the participants or “golfers” in this case go Read More

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Neepawa celebrates 40 years of Kin

On May 6, 2017 the Neepawa Kin Club celebrated 40 years of Kin in the Town of Neepawa. The Kinsmen Club of Neepawa originally chartered on November 22, 1976, the Kinette Club was chartered  soon after and  in 2002 the decision to amalgamate the two clubs and the Neepawa Kin Club was created. The Neepawa Kin Club was the first official Kin Club in District 2. Kin has a rich history in Neepawa and can be seen in a number of bricks and mortar sites throughout the Town of Neepawa. Kinsmen Kourts was opened in 1981 to provide affordable seniors housing, a number of small play parks have also been build and the Kin name is proudly displayed. Other community contributions over the years include  a bursary Read More