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CKPR Presented Events

Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert Tour 2016

91.5 CKPR is proud to Present Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert Tour 2016

Star Trek will be at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium LIVE on Sunday April 17th 2016 ay 7:30 pm! Tickets will be on sale to the general public at the box office on Friday June 12th at 11:30am. (With presale Thursday June 11th at 11:30am to Friday June 12th at 11:30am – promo code: prosper)

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch this spectacular North American concert tour playing at performing arts centers in more than 100 cities!!

The concert will feature some of the greatest music written for the franchise including music from Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyager Home, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager and much more!

This never-before-seen concert event is perfect for music lovers, filmgoers, science-fiction fans and anyone looking for an exciting and unique concert experience!

Lakehead University Thunderwolves 2015-2016 season

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Lakehead University Thunderwolves 2015-2016 season!

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves will start their quest for the Queens Cup with their first game on Friday, September 25th against the Manitoba Bisons at  the Fort William Gardens with a NEW GAME TIME of 7:00pm. (except for 2pm on Oct 3)

Season Tickets go on sale on Monday, August 17th at 10:30 am

2015-2016 Season Tickets Information:

•           Guaranteed seats for all games including the Christmas Challenge
•           Save money versus buying single-game tickets
•           No waiting in long lineups
•           Discount coupon for Thunderwolves apparel sold at the Fort William Gardens
•           First right of refusal for purchasing playoff tickets
•           Option for seat renewal at the end of the season

2015-2016 Season Ticket Prices:

•           Adults - $199.99
•           Seniors $179.99
•           Full time students (w/ID) $79.99
•           Children 12 and under $79.99
* HST extra


Box office hours:

August 17- September 8: 10:30am-2:30pm
September 9-September 18: 9:30am-4:30pm

For more information regarding tickets please call the Fort William Gardens box office at (807) 625-2929.

LU Athletics Basketball / Volleyball

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor LU Athletics Basketball and Volleyball 2015/16  and 2016/17 season.

Ticket information:
Basketball
Adults - $8.00
Seniors & Students -$5.00
Kids 5 and under - Free
Volleyball
Adults - $5.00
Seniors & Students - $2.00
Adult Season Tickets - $109.99 +HST
Senior Season Tickets - $69.99 +HST
Student Season Tickets - $69.99 +HST


Homecoming Weekend:

1—October Women’s BBL  LU vs Winnipeg 6:00pm
1—October Men’s BBL  LU vs Winnipeg  8:00pm
2—October Women’s BBL LU vs  Winnipeg 6:00pm
2—October Men’s BBL  LU vs Winnipeg 8:00pm

Preseason:

SEPTEMBER
25 - September Men’s BBL vs Manitoba 8:00pm
26 – September Men’s BBL vs Manitoba 8:00pm

OCTOBER
9 – October Men’s BBL vs Algoma 8:00pm
10 – October Men’s BBL vs Algoma 3:00pm
30 – October Men’s BBL vs Hibbing 7:00pm
31 – October Men’s BBL vs Hibbing 2:00pm

Regular Season Schedule:

OCTOBER
23—October Women’s VBL  LU vs Nippising 7:00pm
24—October Women’s VBL  LU vs York 7:00pm

NOVEMBER
6—November Women’s BBL LU vs Guelph 6:00 pm
6—November Men’s BBL  LU vs Guelph 8:00 pm 
7—November Women’s VBL  LU vs Brock 2:00 pm
7—November Women’s BBL LU vs Guelph 6:00 pm
7—November Men’s BBL LU vs Guelph 8:00  pm 
8—November Women’s VBL LU vs Brock 2:00  pm  
13—November Women’s BBL LU vs Ottawa 6:00  pm
13—November Men’s BBL LU vs Ottawa 8:00  pm
14—November Women’s BBL LU vs Ottawa 6:00  pm
14 – November Men’s BBL LU vs Ottawa 8:00pm
20 – November Women’s BBL LU vs Nippising 6:00pm
20 – November Men’s BBL LU vs Nippising 8:00pm
21 – November Women’s BBL LU vs Laurentian 6:00pm
21 – November Men’s BBL LU vs Laurentian 8:00pm

JANUARY
15—January Women’s VBL LU vs Queen’s 7:00 pm
16—January Women’s VBL LU vs RMC 7:00 pm
22—January Women’s VBL LU vs Western 7:00 pm
23—January Women’s BBL LU vs Western 7:00 pm
29—January Women’s BBL LU vs McMaster 6:00 pm
29—January Men’s BBL LU vs McMaster 8:00 pm
30—January Women’s BBL LU vs McMaster 6:00  pm
30—January Men’s BBL LU vs McMaster 8:00  pm

February 
13—February Women’s VBL LU vs Windsor 7:00  pm
14—February Women’s VBL  LU vs Windsor 12:00  pm
19—February Women’s BBL LU vs Ryerson 6:00  pm
19—February Men’s BBL LU vs Ryerson 8:00  pm
20 – February Women’s BBL LU vs Toronto 6:00pm
20 – February Men’s BBL LU vs Toronto 8:00pm

For more information, please visit http://thunderwolves.ca/teams/

Tbay Tel Men’s Major League of Curling 2015/2016 season

91.5 CKPR  is proud to support the Tbay Tel Men’s Major League of Curling 2015/2016 season

Tbay Tel proudly presents the Tbay Tel Major League of curling, now in its 40th year! Come out Wednesday nights to the Port Arthur Curling Club and support your favorite local teams.

The Tbaytel Cup will incorporate a points race where the season ending top 4 teams will qualify to play in the Final Skins Challenge with the top two teams advancing to the final

Major League Wins = 3000 points (min. 3 players)

WCT men's or ladies events – junior Ottawa Cash-spiel
1st =  12,000 points
2nd =  9,000 points
3rd– 4th =  7,500 points
5-8th = 6,000 points

TBayTel Major League Playoffs
Champion – 15,000 points
Runner up – 10,000 points
Semis – 5,000 points
Qualify – 3,000 points

Provincial Playdowns – Men's, Women's, Juniors, Seniors
Champion – 15,000 points
Runner up – 7,500 points
Semis – 5,000 points

Additional Rules

Major League games must have 3 original players for points
All cash spiels – points will be awarded by the 1/4 of points to each player. Teams are responsible to report team rosters to major league executive before competing in the spiel.
The Northern Ontario Scotties is now the Provincials and will be used to calculate points

Interested teams can contact Bryan Burgess – brburgess@shaw.ca or Pat Berezowski – cpgapro@hotmail.com

For more information and the team roster please visit www.majorleaguecurling.com

 

Saturday Night Fever

91.5 CKPR is proud to present Saturday Night Fever at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Wednesday, April 20th, 8:00pm – ON SALE Friday, November 20th @ 11:30am

"Hit song after hit song, bright lights and dancing to blow you away." – BBC "The show’s unique blend of poignancy and perpetual optimism coupled with the brilliance of the Bee Gees score and breathtaking choreography-should provide dazzlingly delightful nights for years to come." - Theatermania.com SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER – THE MUSICAL, the iconic story of Tony — the kid from Brooklyn USA — who wants to dance his way to a better life is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony’s love for dancing in spectacular new ways. Fueled by the vintage Bee Gee hits, this contemporary retelling of the classic story captures the energy, passion and life-changing moments that have thrilled movie audiences since 1977. Now, a new generation of dancers meets a new generation of playgoers to explore the soaring sounds and pulsating rhythms of this coming-of-age Disco fantasy.

Please Note: Make sure that you are purchasing tickets to this show through the Auditorium website at www.tbca.com, tickets.tbca.com, by phone at 684-4444, or in-person at 1 Paul Shaffer Drive. The TBCA can only provide support to the original tickets purchaser, and cannot provide support for tickets purchased through third-party online ticket providers who are not affiliated with the Community Auditorium.

For more information, please visit http://www.columbiaartiststheatricals.com/_shows/saturday

Save a Heart Car Raffle

91.5 CKPR presents the Balmoral Park Acura Save a Heart Car Raffle
February 23rd, 2016 at 11 am


Do you like wining? We know you do! It’s always a thrill, so why not get your heart racing with the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation’s Save a Heart Car Raffle! They are giving away a 2016 Acura I L X as the first prize valued at over $36, 000!! Plus 3 more great prizes, each valued at over 13-hundred dollars each including: Two Return Trips from Thunder Bay to any Porter Airlines, A Chefs Tasting Dinner for 10 Guests at Runways 25 located at the Valhalla Inn or a Samsung 55” TV with Polk Audio Wireless Sound Bar Installation, wall mount and TV calibration included from Best Buy!

Tickets just 20 dollars and available at Balmoral Park Acura, the Porter Airlines Counter, the Valhalla Inn, the Health Sciences Foundation Donation Centre, or call 345-4673.  Get your tickets now! Draw date is February 23rd

For more information visit: healthsciencesfoundation.ca

Engage! 2016 Digital Media Summit

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Engage! 2016 Digital Media Summit


Engage 2016 – Digital Media Summit is being held on February 23rd & 24th at the Valhalla Inn
It is a two day social media and interactive marketing conference bringing together a collection of local professionals, and global Keynote speakers to share their experiences in managing and engaging a global market using the abundant social and digital marketing tools that now exist.
SEO and Online Advertising - Making it Work
How to Create a Digital Media Strategy
The Importance of Modern Web Design Panel
How Digital Is Changing The Future Panel
The Changing Lens Panel
Simple Social Media Strategies

Great topics, engaging speakers.

Through captivating keynotes, game changing moderated panels, up close and personal learning experiences and a host of exciting networking opportunities, it’s your turn to experience Thunder Bay’s Engage! Join global experts as well as local talent as they gather together to discuss the business of content – from mobile to digital and social media.

Brian Davey Executive Director of NADF states: “Many of our businesses are in the process of entering the digital age and we are trying to provide a platform that helps them with the knowledge that can support them with their efforts- creating digital media strategy as part of their company. They need the knowledge of what area to go in say Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat. How do I track my engagements in the social media space.We have many clients in this space.”
“Some of the speakers are Scott Straton, the president of Unmarketing, internationally known Travis Wright who is fantastic and talks about how you interact with your customers and monitoring your use of social marketing.”
“The event is the first I believe in Thunder Bay at the Valhalla Inn in February. We want people to take home something tangible they can use in their businesses. You could be in a tourist resort, a remote First Nations community, Thunder Bay or Northern Ontario.”
This event is wide open to anybody and any person or business that wants to hear the keynote speakers that have been very successful in putting a digital strategy in place.


Tuesday
7:30am – Registration
8:30am – Opening Remarks
9:15am – Social Media Primer
9:45am – Seven Simple Steps to Higher SEO Rankings
10:30am – Tradeshow & Networking Break
11:15am – A Digital Strategy for Success – Keynote Evan Hadfield
12:30pm – Lunch Keynotes – UnMarketing: Stop Marketing, Start Engaging – Scott Stratten
1:30pm – The Importance of Modern Web Design Panel
2:30pm- Tradeshow & Networking Break
3:15pm – How Digital Is Changing The Future Panel


Wednesday
8:00am – Registration
8:30am – Opening Remarks
8:45am – Data Driven Marketing Technologies and Their Role in Modern Marketing Keynote Travis Wright
9:45am – The Changing Lens Panel
10:30am – Tradeshow & Networking Break
11:00am – It’s About Telling – How to include PR in your marketing.
11:45am – How to Build a Multi-million Company on a White Board Keynote David Ciccarell


For more information, please visit https://engagesummit.ca/

3rd annual Sled for Eternity in support of Teen Challenge

91.5 CKPR  is proud to  present the 3rd annual Sled for Eternity in support of Teen Challenge on Saturday, February 20!

The annual Sled for Eternity is a popular snowmobile ride in support of Adult & Teen Challenge that boasts outstanding prizes and lots of fun, all to help men and women struggling with drug addiction in our community.

Details | Registration is $100* per rider ($150 w/passenger) and includes participation in the ride, a one-day trail pass, morning refreshments, lunch and supper. Register on or before February 1st to receive a special promo item and be entered into an early-bird draw for an FXR jacket!

*New this year!! Raise a minimum of $500 in donations and your registration fee will be refunded!

Starting Location | Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 45556 Trans-Canada Hwy, Kakabeka Falls ON

Starting Time: 9-10:30am


Adult & Teen Challenge Info | Adult & Teen Challenge of Central Canada is a Christian discipleship program aimed at helping people who are struggling with addiction. David Wilkerson (author of The Cross & The Switchblade) started the first Teen Challenge Centre in 1958. Today there are now 1000 programs operating in 106 countries, including the South Syndicate Men's Centre right here in Thunder Bay.
Pre-register online at www.teenchallenge.tc or by phone at 345-2277


Register online before February 1 to receive your FXR promo item & be entered in a draw for an FXR Jacket.

Over $30,000 in Prizes this year!

Top Prizes:

2016 Yamaha Phazer X-TX
2009 Honda BBR600rr
1010 Toyota Corolla CE
4 day fishing trip for 4

 

Grand Portage Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids

The Grand Portage Snowarama for the Easter Seals Kids is proudly sponsored by 91.5 CKPR

The 13th Annual Snowarama is being held on Saturday February 20th, 2016!

Snowmobilers from across Northwestern Ontario and Northeastern Minnesota will be hitting the trails to help support the Easter Seals kids! Snowarama has two routes you can choose from at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino; a long ride of about 120 miles OR a short ‘Local ride’ on the reservation that is about 35 miles! Registration begins at 7:00am at the Grand Portage Lodge & Casino in Grand Portage, Minnesota! This day is going to be FILLED with fun! There will be a bonfire on the trail, a delicious dinner,  and of course entertainment on Saturday night!

The Grand Portage Lodge & Casino Snowarama, now being in its 13th year has raised over $333,000 in support of the children and physical disabilities in our communities.

Note: A minimum of $100 in pledges must be raised in order to participate.
PLUS in celebration of the 13th year – for every $100 in pledges raised, you will receive a ballot to have a chance to WIN one of thirteen amazing prizes including a NEW 2016 POLARIS 550 INDY SNOW MACHINE, The Edgewater Park Package, Hollow Rock rental and SO much more! Of course, the more pledges you bring in, the better chance you have of WINNING!
Start getting your pledges today all in support of Easter Seals kids! Ask you neighbours, friend’s, families, co-workers, EVERYONE!

INCENTIVES:
$100 Level – Easter Seals Toque
$300 Level - $25 Gift Card
$500 Level - $50 Gift Card
$1000 Level - $100 Gift Card

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino has reserved rooms for the weekend for Snowarama participants only. Please call Billi at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino at 1.800.543.1384 to book a room reserved for Snowarama Particiapnts.
NOTE: A permit is not required for riders, however; trail permits will be required for riders that venture off the Grand Portage Reservation Trails for $36 USD – which are also available at Ryden’s 66.

For more information, please visit: http://www.snowarama.org/locations/thunder-bay/ or call Easter Seals at 345-7622.

Thunder Bay Literacy & Scrabble Tournament

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Thunder Bay Literacy Branding 2016

The Thunder Bay Literacy Group is a community-based adult learning organization that welcomes and supports adults in Thunder Bay who wish to improve their basic reading, writing, math and computer skills in a self-directed manner. They also work to raise awareness about adult literacy issues. This group is a FREE and completely confidential learning center.
The Thunder Bay Literacy Group offers many classes! Each learner receives one-on-one instruction in a class room setting, OR one-on-one tutoring is also available if you can’t attend classes. All classes are free and the great thing is that you can work at your own pace.
Classes available:
• Computers
• English
• GED
• Math
• Trades & Exam Support
• One-on-one Tutoring
Our learners' experiences and backgrounds are as varied as the reasons why they lack these skills. What they share is a common goal to improve their skills and the courage to seek assistance in achieving that goal.
You can also volunteer at the Thunder Bay Literacy Group which is always a very rewarding experience. You can help by becoming: a tutor, a member of our Board of Directors, or a member of our fundraising committee.

It’s never too late to improve for your future.

For more information, please visit http://www.tblg.org/?pgid=1 or Call 475-7211 to learn how the Thunder Bay Literacy Group can help you.

The 18th annual Scrabble tournament will take place on Saturday February 27th  at Intercity Promotional Court!  The Tournament starts at 9:30 am and the second game is at 1pm.
Funds raised go to support adult literacy and mathematics programming in Thunder Bay. Since the Start of this tournament 17 years ago, the Thunder Bay Literacy Group has raised over $140,000!! 
Remember, you don’t have to play to support the cause, and any amount will help out.  A dollar raised, is a dollar invested in our community. 
There will be a combined total of $300 in prizing throughout the day including gift cards from Intercity Shopping Centre and scrabble board games.
For more information or to register online, please visit: http://www.tblg.org/?pgid=32
Registration cut off is February 24th.
Remember - Anybody can play! We have beginner, intermediate, and advanced games throughout the tournament.

Second City Tour

91.5 CKPR presents The Second City – Improv All Stars and Hooking Up with the Stars
Victoria Inn
Dinner and Show 6-10 $79
Show Only 830 – 10 $45
February 11, 12 and 13


Improv All Stars
February 11
The Second City’s greatest comedic minds throw away their scripts, and their inhibitions, to battle wits before a live audience and see who can get the biggest laughs. No topic is too sacred, no brow too low. And only the funny will survive. Best of all, the audience determines how the action will unfold, making each night a unique experience where anything might happen.

Hooking Up with the Second City
February 12 and 13
The Second City knows a few things about love- we’ve been looking at and laughing about relationships for over 55 years. Hooking Up With The Second City makes mirth out of missed connections, girls’ night out adventures and all the crazy things we do for love. This gaspingly funny revue is a modern mix of romance, rancor and everything in between.

All Shows with Dinner and Show $79 + HST (6 pm)
Delux Bread and Butter
Antipasto Platter
Crisp Vegetable Crudite
Fresh Field Greens with Assorted Dressing
Caeser Salad
Herb Focaccia Crisps and Fresh Grated Asiago
Spinach with Strawberry and Cashew Salas
Vegetable Medley
Roasted Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf
Pesto Chicken topped with Red Pepper Sauce
Carved Prime Rib
Assorted Desserts

Show Only $45+ HST 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit: keynoteevents.ca

Conquer the Fort

Conquer the Fort Mud Run in partnership with Law Enforcement Torch Run in support of the Special Olympics
Fort William Historical Park
June 25th

Please encourage the registration for the Mud Run on February 20th at Gear Up for Outdoors:
Conquer the Fort is a funtastic 7km Mud Run complete with tonnes of obstacles to challenge your inner mudder!  Open to both men and women, teams or individuals you can expect to Conquer the Fort through muck, madness and mayhem!  The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at Fort William Historical Park.

Looking for an extra challenge?  You can sign up in the timed/competitive category.  Please see our registration section for more details!  This event is limited to the first 1000 registrants.  Registration is on February 20th at Gear Up For Outdoors on Alloy

2nd Annual Little Muckers Race – Due to the overwhelming popularity of last years kids event, we will once again have a fun filled muddy time for kids with their own course complete with fun obstacles geared for kids 12 years of age and under. 
Conquer the Fort is open to spectators and is family friendly!  We also invite participants and friends to celebrate with our post-race Mud Bash featuring food, bevies, music and more!  Admission into the event is FREE, so come cheer on your favourite Mudder!
This event is in support of Special Olympics Ontario in partnership with the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

For more information please visit conquerthefort.ca

7th Annual Thunderwolves Indoor Marathon

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Children’s Centre Foundation Thunder Bay 7th Annual Thunderwolves Indoor Marathon

The 7th Annual Thunderwolves Indoor Marathon is scheduled for Sunday, February 21st at the Lakehead University Hangar.

SCHEDULE:
8:00 am -- Full Marathon, Marathon Relay & 1/2 Marathon
9:00am -- 10 km Walk
10:30am -- 10km Run
11:15 am -- Kids Fun Run
* Times may change due to registration numbers, stay tuned for future updates

MARATHON INFORMATION:
We will be featuring a full marathon, half marathon, 10km and a marathon relay (Team of 5-10 Racers).
The full marathon is a 211 lap race where every lap time is recorded by chip timing. There will be an aid station on the course and music throughout the entire 26.21 miles. Runners will change directions every 60 minutes. We will provide showers for all race participants in the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse and day lockers will be available for 50 cents.
If you would like to participate in the Marathon Relay, each team must choose a captain to register the entire team. We will be taking registration for relays online as well as payments. Teams must consist of 5-10 runners.
Individual registration can be done online for those individuals running the marathon, half marathon, and 10km run.

Cost for each race per participant is as follows:
10km Walk/10km Run
Price: $40 (includes fees)
Half Marathon
Price: $40 (includes fees)
Individual Full Marathon
Price: $75 (includes fees)
Team Relay Full Marathon
Price: $40 per team member (includes fees)
High School Relay Full Marathon
Price: $300 per team (unlimited runners from same school, includes fees)
Elementary School Relay Full Marathon
Price: $300 per team (unlimited runners from same school, includes fees)
Corporate Relay Full Marathon
Price: $500 per team (unlimited runners from same organization, includes fees)

These costs cover chip timing, a race kit, and post-race food and refreshments. The event will extend off the track as well with activities available for kids, and other fun events. Food and refreshments, massage tables set up by the LU Athletics Sports Med Clinic, and a post-race award ceremony will also be taking place

Other activities happening on FEBRUARY 21st:
There will be a kids fun run during the event at 11:15am
Bring your kids, aged 2 – 10; out and register them in the race if wanted, you only need to fill out a registration waiver the day of the event & every kid wins a prize.

PACKAGE PICK UP INFORMATION:
All runners will need to get a chip on the day of their race; they will NOT be included in the packets. There will be a table set up in the lobby for runners to get their chips. For the relay, each team will get one chip. We encourage the captains to pick the chips up.
Race packets may be picked up at the Children's Centre Thunder Bay between 4 PM and 6 PM, on Friday, February 19th  OR on Race Day starting at 7:15 at the Hangar.

REGISTRATION:
Registration closes at 12 midnight on February 18th.
Late Registrations can be made by calling Alana Bencharski at 343-5035
For Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km run & the Relays. You must register online and make payments online for all events.

For more information or to register, please visit: http://thunderwolves.ca/indoormarathon/

Atikokan Employment Expo

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Employment Expo

Location:      Atikokan High School - Grayson Hall
Date:            March 24th, 2016
Time:           1:00pm - 7:00pm
Employers from Atikokan and across the region as well as health and wellness providers will be there. Come on down to talk with your potential new Employer.
More than 70 employers have been invited down to come from all types of industries (From Forestry – to mining – to school boards, and so many more!)
Loads of draws, one every hour, plus don't forget to put your name in for our door prizes!! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever - interactive booths and training on site... See you there.

Or you can also pre-register online at http://employment.atikokaninfo.com/coming-up/atikokan-employment-expo.

The Atikokan Employment Centre is supported by Employment Ontario.

Kiwanis Club of Westfort’s Father’s Day Dream Draw

91.5 CKPR is pleased to present the Kiwanis Club of Westfort’s Father’s Day Dream Draw
Thunder Bay Harley Davidson
June 19
Noon

Join the Kiwanis Club of Westfort in their Father’s Day Dream Draw on June 19th at noon at the Thunder Bay Harley Davidson. This year’s Grand Prize Draw will be a Harley Davidson FXSB Breakout. The 2nd prize will be a $1000 gift certificate from Thunder Bay Harley Davidson. PLUS 5 draws of $100 each! There are only 6000 tickets available! Get yours while their hot! $20 each.

50th Anniversary of the Rotary Club's Radio Days

91.5 CKPR is pleased to present the 50th Anniversary of the Rotary Club's Radio Days
February 15

Port Arthur Rotary Club is proud to be in its 50th year of partnership with 91-5 CKPR.  On February 15, all  the ads you will hear are purchased by local businesses who want to support the great community charity work that Rotary does.  This fundraiser over the past 50 years has raised over one million dollars and has helped Thunder Bay non-profit organizations.  Be sure to listen to the ads of hundreds of businesses who supported Rotary Radio Day on family day, February 15th.

If you or your business would like to purchase an ad, go to parotary.com to find the link to the order form.  Rotary Radio Day on 91.5 CKPR

Valhalla Inn-Door Golf Open

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor The 6th annual Valhalla Inn–Door Golf Open Tournament
In support of the United Way

The Valhalla Inn–Door Golf Open Tournament is on Friday, March 4th 2016
3pm: Registration
4pm: Shotgun Start
6pm: Reception
7pm: Dinner & Prizes

4 players to a team
Golf & Dinner – $300 Team Registration (for team of 4)
Or $75 per individual player
You can Register as a team right up to the day of.

You can become a sponsor and create a hole!!
$300 Golf Hole Sponsor – pick a hole, build it and showcase your products. You will be provided with specifications, location, info to plan you custom hole
Registration deadline for Gold Hole Sponsors: Monday February 29th

If you wish to attend Dinner Only - $50

18 custom made indoor themed holes
Fantastic prizes
Putters only
Fun teams wanted (prize for best dressed)
Must complete the Team & Dinner registration form at http://www.valhallainn.com/upload/documents/indoor-golf.pdf

For more information please visit www.valhallainn.com or call 807-474-3485

39th Annual Sleeping Giant Loppet

91.5 CKPR is proud to present the 39th Annual Sleeping Giant Loppet on Saturday, March 5 , 2016!

The Sleeping Giant Loppet is a mass participation ski festival that offers fun for the whole family and challenges competitive athletes. The Loppet takes place in the beautiful wilderness setting of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. It features multiple events with distances for skiers of all levels and abilities.

The 8km Mini-Loppet is perfect for families, children and rookies.

If you're ready to increase your distance or work on your speed, then the rolling 20km Marie Louise Lake loop is for you.

The popular 35km Tour is a relaxed event that takes in the scenic vistas and challenging terrain of the storied Burma Trail.

For the ultimate challenge, register for the Loppet's flagship event, the 50km Classic, Skate or Skiathlon distance. The 50km is perfect for elite skiers vying for one of our generous prize packages or citizen racers looking for a PB.

Mark March 5th, 2016 on your calendar and we'll see you at the start of the 39th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet!

Online registration for the 2016 Sleeping Giant Loppet is now open.

Included in Loppet entry fee:
-entry into selected distance and technique
-checkpoint services including refreshments, repairs, wax, snacks, and smiles.
-souvenir race bib
-first aid services complete with an extensive communications network
-refreshments at the finish area and use of a heated change building
-souvenir pin for first 500 registrants
-chocolate medal for all finishers!
-trail pass at Kamview Nordic Centre Friday March 4th and Sunday March 6th

For registration info, to register, and for more info visit www.sleepinggiantloppet.ca

Outdoor Show

91.5 CKPR is pleased present to the Central Canada Outdoor & Recreation Show
The Sports Dome
February 26-28

A three-day expo designed for outdoor and recreation enthusiasts! Be sure to check out their photo contest, build a boat contest and door prizes!

Date/Time Information:
Friday        5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday  10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday    11:00am - 4:00pm


Fees/Admission:
$7.00 Admission (12 and under free)


Here is a snippet of some of the exhibitors:
BodyMind Centre
Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Halfway Motors
Thunder Bay Feeds Unlimited
Thunder Bay KOA
Wilderness Supply and SO Many More
Visit their event listing for a full list of vendors!

Build a Boat Contest Description:
How to Enter and Contest Rules
o 5-7 and 8-10 age categories
o Minimal parental intervention
o Your boat must float
o Entry must be no larger than 30cm x 30cm x 30cm
o Judged on size, material and creativity (all decisions final)
o Bonus points for using recycled materials
o Entry deadline 1:00pm Sunday, February 28th at the Sportsdome
o All entries must have a registration form attached
o Announcement of winners at 3:30pm on Sunday

For more information, visit: http://business.tbchamber.ca/events/details/2016-central-canada-outdoor-recreation-show-28

Jeremy Hotz

91.5 CKPR is proud to present Jeremy Hotz LIVE at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on Tuesday, February 16th 2016. Tickets go on sale to the General Public at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on Friday, November 27th at 11:30am.

Fighting his way across the frozen tundra and battling the evil elements, Jeremy Hotz will pit his wits against the harsh Canadian winter with his all-new stand-up show, Jeremy Hotz: International Man of Misery, from February 2 to 28, 2016. The tour will have the lovably miserable comedian brave the cold once again to entertain audiences nationally from coast to coast, from Newfoundland to British Columbia. With the holidays just around the corner, these miserable show tickets make a great gift for your loved ones!

About Jeremy Hotz
Canadian-born Jeremy Hotz is certainly no stranger to Just For Laughs. He has performed multiple times at JFL’s Montreal festival to critical praise – including being hailed Best Performer by the Globe and Mail and Best in Fest by the Montreal Gazette – and on national JFL tours including his sold-out What A Miserable Tour This Is in 2008 and Magical Misery Tour in 2013.
Jeremy has received many accolades throughout the span of his career. In 2008, he was honoured with Canada’s prestigious Dave Broadfoot Comic Genius Award at the Canadian Comedy Awards, and was also awarded Best Male Stand-Up in 2009. He won a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Comedy Show or Series for his work in the celebrated series The Newsroom on the CBC and PBS in the US, and received Gemini nominations for: Best Writing in Comedy or Variety Show or Series for his half-hour comedy special Whatever Happened to Jeremy Hotz? and for the CBC’s Oh Cana-duh. After headlining the Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland Comedy Festivals, Jeremy was awarded the Jury Prize forBest International Performer at the Sydney Comedy Festival.
On the small screen, Jeremy was a staff writer and performer on the critically acclaimed Jon Stewart Show. He has performed on Letterman, Leno and MTV, filmed his own half-hour special for Comedy Central plus a one-hour special for CTV, and released his hit DVD What a Miserable DVD This Is in 2010. Beyond his stand-up comic merits, Jeremy is also a talented actor who appeared in the fourth season of HBO Canada’s Call Me Fitz, starred in the four-part mini-series Married Life on Comedy Central, and appeared in the feature films My Favorite Martian with Elizabeth Hurley and Speed 2 with Sandra Bullock.


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Shake Your Booty

91.5 CKPR presents presents Shake Your Booty for Colon Cancer
In support of the Canadian Cancer Society
Saturday, March 12th, 2016
5:00pm-8:00pm
Pope John Paul II Elementary School

Shake Your Booty is a Zumba event to raise funds and awareness for colon cancer, taking place in March during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The event is in its 5th year and hopes to break the $50, 000 mark this year, with over $48, 000 raised to date. Participants of all skill levels are welcome. A minimum of $20 in pledges gets you in the door, with an amazing fundraising incentive to win a flight for two anywhere Westjet flies! Pledge forms are available at the Canadian Cancer Society office.

The 5th annual Shake Your Booty will have a very special guest at the event. Master Class Zumba instructor LaRonda Dupuis will be making her first trip to Canada for this year’s Shake Your Booty! Whether you are joining the event to have some fun, to learn more about screening and prevention for colon cancer, or to raise funds for a great cause, Shake Your Booty is sure to get everyone on their feet!


For more information visit: http://convio.cancer.ca/site/TR?fr_id=21486&pg=entry

Forestry Expo

91.5 CKPR presents the Forestry Expo
April 20-21 2016
Valhalla Inn

The Forest Expo is gearing up to become Northern Ontario’s premier forest industry conference, trade show and career fair. The event is expected to attract forestry related businesses, forestry companies, job seeker, First Nations, government and buyers from across Canada.

Pursuing sustainable forest opportunities
The Mission of the Forestry Expo is to support economic development in Northern Ontario in partnership with local businesses showcasing:
• 2 day forestry conference (register online)
• Trade show and career fair (free admission)

For more information or to register, visit www.nadfevents.org

February Food Drive/Food Access Disparity Campaign in support of the RFDA

91.5 CKPR presents the February Food Drive/Food Access Disparity Campaign in support of the RFDA
February 15 – March 19

This year, the Regional Food Distribution Centre is anticipating it will work with over 55 partner agencies, including food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, children’s programs, family crisis centers, and senior centers, to distribute approximately 1.4million pounds of food to more than 18,000 food insecure people of Thunder Bay and the Northwestern Ontario.

“The need is growing every day and we struggle to keep up,” In any given month the RFDA has been working to relieve hunger. High prices of food, difficulties around transportation and the scattered population means that food banks in Northern Ontario face many unique challenges.
Although a typical donation consists of non-perishable food, cash donations are extremely valuable for food banks. Financial donations enable food banks to buy perishables like fresh milk, fruit and vegetables to round out hampers for families.
Without money, it would be nearly impossible for the Reginal Food Distribution Association to provide our hunger neighbors with a healthy dinner plate.
That's because essentials like pasta, soup and beans pour in, while equally important items like fresh produce, meat and dairy items are in shorter supply. Money is spent on important operating costs like food warehousing and gas for trucks. Food banks and provincial associations have stated that a few hundred thousand dollars spent on these efforts can equate to a few million dollars' worth of food for families -- that means more hampers and more fresh meals at community food programs across our region.
Here are some facts:
In any given month our food banks and feeding programs will provide for the needs of over 18,000 people with a hamper containing 3-5 days of food.  Over 26,000 meals are also provided in a month.

When taking into account the families and their children, we find 38% are children, 21% have disabilities and 10% are on fixed income such as pensions.  More working people are finding that the money they make is insufficient for getting through a month and they are turning to food banks.

Here is how you can help, Donate money or food as a corporation or individual and HELP give access to healthy food to children and their families.. Giving them healthy futures.

Access to healthy food is a basic human right. The Regional Food Distribution Association needs funds to buy those parishables.
Monetary donations from corporations, or individuals is desperately needed

For more information call the RFDA at 807-622-7440
570 South Syndicate Ave, Thunder Bay, ON, P7E 1E7
Visit www.foodbanksnorthwest.ca

St. John's Ambulance Spring RV Raffle

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the St. John Ambulance “Spring Into Summer” RV Raffle Draw

Grand Draw Date: Monday June 20th 2016 at 2pm
at St. John Ambulance, 518 Fort William Road, Thunder Bay

First Prize
2016 Coachmen Catalina SBX 321 BHDS (Trailer) - Estimated Value: $41,999.00 (includes taxes, license and document fees)

Second Prize
2 Wilderness Pungo 120 Recreational Kayaks with Paddles and Lifejackets Estimated Value: $2,615.10 (includes Taxes)

Third Prize
Roundtrip flights for 2 anywhere WestJet flies Estimated Value: $2,900.00
To be used by June 1, 2017. Gift of flight voucher is valued at a maximum potential retail value of $2,900, depending on destination chosen and time of booking from originating city. Voucher is valid for one (1) return trip for two people to any scheduled WestJet destination. Not valid for WestJet Vacations’ package, or WestJet charter or code share partners. Prize must be taken as offered and is neither transferable nor redeemable for cash.
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Early Bird Draws
Early bird draws will be held at St. John Ambulance 518 Fort William Road, Thunder Bay.
All early bird winners are eligible for all subsequent draws. To be eligible for all 7 draws, tickets must be purchased 48 hours prior to the first draw.

Early Bird Draw 1: Wednesday April 20th 2pm (two separate item draws)
2 Night Stay at Mink Mountain Resort ($357.08)
2 Schwinn Hardtail Mountain Bikes ($677.98)

Early Bird Draw 2 : Wednesday May 18th 2pm (two separate item draws)
Cash Prize ($500.00)
Sony 48” LED Smart TV ($948.63)

Tickets cannot be purchased by, for, or on behalf of persons under the age of 18. All prizes are awarded as stated. 9000 tickets printed.