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Another Great Kin Weekend

This past weekend saw a plethora of events throughout District 2 as our Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs started to get their year rolling. In Flin Flon, the Kinettes hosted their second annual “Capes and Gowns” for the youth of the community.  The event saw 108 youth and 82 adults dress as their favorite superheroes and princesses.  The afternoon consisted of scavenger hunts, face painting, photo booths, arts and crafts and plenty of dancing.  “We are very committed to delivering a successful family fun event to the community and feel this event will only grow,” states committee chairperson and longtime Kinette, Krista Eastman. Down in Stonewall, the Kinette Club took part in the Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life. Despite the rain, the team of Read More

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Kin essential in professional development and community!!

Last week, two Kin members were presented with RBC Regional President’s award for Community Leadership.  Kelly Sobering of the Dryden Kinettes and Brent Hagberg of the Thunder Bay Hill City Kinsmen were chosen from all the RBC professionals in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and NW Ontario.   Kelly is an Investment and Retirement Planner in Dryden, Ontario and Brent is a Mortgage Specialist in Thunder Bay.  “RBC has always been supportive of my work with the Dryden Kinettes.’ states Kelly.  “My Kin family has helped me set a tone for making volunteering and serving the community’s greatest needs something to celebrate.  To be honored by RBC for being someone who supports the community, really is a celebration of the values that Kin brings to my life.” “Kin Read More

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Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo a province wide benefit!!

This summer, the Winnipeg Kinsmen Club who run the Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo, held a special Canada Day draw for $150,000. This got the attention of the other Kin Clubs throughout the province who used their social media to share and sell out the event. “Kinsmen Jackpot Bingo has been on the air weekly since 1971 and the money raised has not only an impact in Winnipeg, but helping all of the communities throughout Manitoba” proudly explains Raj Phangureh.”‘The Winnipeg Kinsmen are very proud of our work in the community and we look forward to continue to support Kin Canada and Manitoba clubs.” In 2016/17, the jackpot bingo generated over $250,000 to be donated back into the community. Besides Winnipeg, there are 22 Kin Clubs in Read More

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Long weekend brings three huge Kin Events to Manitoba towns.

Traditionally, most Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin Clubs take the summer off to relax and spend some much-needed time with family. The September long weekend marks the new year for most clubs and three clubs from District 2 held huge events to get the year started. The DUNREA FLEA MARKET is a joint project of the Kinette and Kinsmen Clubs of Boissevain. It is put on every year on the first Sunday of September. It brings vendors from all across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and some even from the states. This is where you can find antiques, collectibles and other great treasures. There are over one hundred vendors inside and outside The Dunrea Flea Market was started over 20 years ago by a gentleman by the name of Read More