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District Executive Meets for Mid-Term Conference January 20

Your district executive got together on January 20 in Winnipeg to hold their annual mid-term conference.  On the agenda were updates from Governor Dave, Vice Governors, Deputy Governors, and Directors, updates from Kin Canada and the National Board of Directors, discussion around updating certain aspects of the district awards, and planning for National Day of KINdness, Spring Zones, and National Convention.  All in all, it was a productive weekend, with a great opportunity for the team to come together and share ideas.  Stay tuned for updates from your Deputy Governors, and start getting your clubs ready for National Day of KINdness and Spring Zones as they are right around the corner!

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Carman Kinettes award $100 in first ever Carman Cash Bucks giveaway

Myla Heinrichs was the lucky winner of the Carman Kinettes Carman Cash Bucks giveaway this week. To enter, participants had to like and follow the Carman Kinettes Facebook or Instagram page, tag 3 friends, and share the contest post.  For every 3 friends they tagged, their name was entered into the draw.  Carman Cash Bucks can be redeemed for merchandise at participating local businesses. This is a great example of using social media and viral marketing to gain exposure.  The original post was shared 80 times and over 200 people were tagged, meaning well over 200 people had the Carman Kinettes show up in their news feed this week. By having people liking, sharing, and tagging friends in posts, the Carman Kinettes page gets more Read More

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Danny Halpin joins District 2 executive team as new Social Media Director

Following the relocation of former Social Media Director David Harmon to District 3, Danny Halpin has agreed to fill the role of Social Media Director for the remainder of the 2017-2018 Kin year. Danny has been a proud member of Kin Canada since 2013.  He gained a fair amount of social media experience in summer 2017 with his “Marathon for CF” campaign, and hopes to bring that same energy and experience to this new role. He is excited to work under the guidance of fellow Kinsmen Club of The Pas member and governor Dave Roberts.  With the help of the D2 executive, his goals are to keep members connected and informed of various club events throughout the district, and to give clubs the power to Read More

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“A Splashy Affair” to be held in Stonewall on Saturday, January 20th

On Saturday, January 20th, the Stonewall Kinsmen and Kinettes are holding a fundraising dinner to raise money for a new splash pad at the Kinsmen Lake facility.  Tickets cost $100.00 and tables of 8 can be reserved. The theme is “a splashy affair” featuring a 4 course dinner prepared with local fare and Manitoba chefs. The dinner also serves to honour past, present and future Kin and the legacies they have created and built upon. The dinner will be held at the beautiful heritage centre in Quarry park, cocktails at 5:00 with dinner to follow at 6:00. If anyone wishes to purchase tickets they can contact Kerry Hendry, benbow@mymts.net or Chris Luellman, cluellman@hotmail.com.