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CKPR Presented Events

Thunder Bay Country Market 2016 Season

91.5 CKPR is  proud to support the Thunder Bay Country Market 2016 Season

The Thunder Bay Country Market is a year-round farmers’ market held in the CLE Dove building Saturdays between 8am and 1pm year round until Christmas and Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30pm during Harvest Season.(May-Dec only)

We Make it, Bake it, Grow it.

Over 100 vendors attend every Market day, year-round, with additional farmers attending during the summer months; we’re proud to be the largest producer-based market in Northwestern Ontario.  An average of 6,000 visitors shop for local meats, cheese, eggs, produce, baking, meals and crafts every week.

The Market is a sustainable engine of the Thunder Bay economy, with a real impact of close to $8 million on our community.

For our vendors, the Market represents an opportunity to earn a living doing something they’re great at and that they love.  For many of our customers it’s a place to buy groceries, crafts and gifts from the talented, hard-working people who created them.  For others it’s a meeting-place full of good people where they can get in touch with some of the simpler things in life.

At the Thunder Bay Country Market you’ll always know exactly what you’re buying.  Our producers know that happy, confident customers will tell their friends about the Market; they dedicate themselves to answering your questions.

Visit http://thunderbaycountrymarket.com/ for a full listing of vendors, a calendar of events and more information.

91.5 CKPR ONLY:  91.5 CKPR will be LIVE ON LOCATION on Saturday, June 11th from 9am-1pm in support of the Thunder Bay Country Market’s  20th Birthday Party Bash. 91.5 CKPR will be there encouraging people to fill out a ballot to WIN a $100 Thunder Bay Market Gift Basket that will be awarded during the 91.5 CKPR morning show with Danny and Laura on Monday, June 13th

 

Lakehead University Thunderwolves 2016-2017 season

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Lakehead University Thunderwolves 2016-2017 season!

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves will start their quest for the Queens Cup with their first game on Friday, September 30th against the Lethbridge Pronghorns at the Fort William Gardens with a GAME TIME of 7:00pm.

Season Tickets on sale now!

2016-2017 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


2016-2017 Season Ticket Prices:

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

* HST extra

2016-2017 Single Game Ticket Prices:

•           Adults - $13
•           Students w/ID $8
•           Children 12 and under $8


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

 

10th Annual Winter Coat Drive

91.5 CKPR,is proud to be a major sponsor of the 10th Annual Winter Coat Drive in support of the Shelterhouse and Precious Bundles.

From October 3rd to December 18th

Ten years ago, the staff at Gear Up for Outdoors initiated the Winter Coat Drive, The coat drive being a program to help those less fortunate in our community to overcome the cold winter season.

Last year the Winter Coat Drive collected over 1014 Jackets for the two local organizations Precious Bundles and Shelter House Thunder Bay.

Bring in any of your used (clean) Winter Jackets/coats and they will be donated to Precious Bundles and The Shelter House.

Drop Off Location: 894 Alloy Place , Thunder Bay ON (Gear up for Outdoors)

By Donating your name will be entered to win 1 of 6 gift cards from The Keg Steakhouse valued at $100.00 each. (Draw will be held on December 21st/2016)

Donating also gets you a 15% Discount off of a purchase of a new winter jacket* at Gear Up for Outdoors

*Excludes Canada Goose

Be Sure to Check the Blog on www.gear-up.com/blog for weekly updates on the event.

Operation Red Nose

91.5 CKPR  is proud to sponsor the Annual Operation Red Nose in support of St. John Ambulance

In Thunder Bay, Operation Red Nose is hosted by St. John Ambulance.  With a mission to enable Canadians to improve their health, safety and quality of life by providing training and community service Operation Red Nose is the perfect complement to both achieve that goal and at the same time raise funds for other valuable health and safety programs.

How Operation Red Nose Works
You’ve gone to a house party or your office Christmas party or just out to the bar for a drink and it’s time to go home, but you do not feel comfortable driving. Call our Headquarters and a team of 3 will come and drive you home safely in your own car. Two people will get in your car with you and the third person will follow behind. Your car will be parked in your driveway and you will be escorted to your door. We’ll even drive your babysitter home (as long as one parent comes with us). This is a FREE* confidential service provided by hundreds of volunteers whose main concern is the safety of our roads. *Those receiving rides may make a voluntary donation to Operation Red Nose.

Operation Red Nose Volunteer Opportunities:
There are many volunteer opportunities available such as: Dispatch, Phone Operators, Headquarters, Mascot, Road Volunteers, and Committee Members. You can volunteer as an individual or with a group. Talk to your company or organization about volunteering, we'd be happy to make a presentation to your office or workplace to get participants to sign up! In order to volunteer for Operation Red Nose, you must first fill out a volunteer application form which can be found on the website: http://www.rednosetbay.com/home.
Need a ride home?

If you need a ride home call Operation Red Nose! Dial 683-NOSE (6673) between 9:00pm and 3:00am on the service dates:

• November 25 and 26
• December 1,2,3
• December 8,9,10
• December 15,16,17
• December 23rd


This service is free, however donations are gratefully accepted.
Call when you are ready to go home. Rides will be provided in the order in which calls are received. A team of three Red Nose volunteers will pick you up and drive you in your own vehicle to the destination of your choice, for free.

Are you organizing a party?

If you’re having a party, there are a number of ways to let your guests know of this service. The most popular method is a visit from the Mascot – a big friendly Red- Nosed reindeer! Who has a very shiny nose! Rudy will visit area establishments and parties to spread Operation Red Nose’s brief but important message. "Make Operation Red Nose your last call before you hit the road." Plan ahead, call a friend, call a cab or call Operation Red Nose. Please don't drink and drive. Call Jennifer McKeown at  (807)345-1712 (ext 7) to advertise at your home or work party.

For more information on Operation Red Nose, please visit http://www.rednosetbay.com/home.

91.5 CKPR Live on Location - Gore Motors

91.5 CKPR Live on Location at Gore Motors, 361 Memorial Avenue, Wednesday December 14th, 2016
2p.m. - 6p.m.
Drop in and Support the Toy Odyssey
See You There!

17th Annual Gore Motors Toy Odyssey

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the 17th Annual Gore Motors Toy Odyssey in Support of the Faye Peterson House

November 1st  Until December 15th

Drop off your things (more details will be below) at Gore Motors Honda located at 361 Memorial Ave , Auto Tool Toy Sense 447 N. May St or Lulu’s Variety Hwy 130.

Children’s Items:
Socks, Underwear, Slippers, Pajamas, Board Games, Make-up For Teens, Fun Pillows, Fleece Throws, Gift Certificates  Movies/bowling/SwimmingPasses

Women’s Items:
Slippers, Pajamas, Hair Dryers,
Gift Cards(Grocery Stores), Bubble Bath, Journals, Photo Albums,
Picture Frames,
BusPasses/Tickets

Infant/Toddler Items:
Play Toys, Sippy Cups Wipes, Diapers, Baby Wash, Shampoo, Lotion, Baby Einstein Dvd’s

Robins Minor Hockey Classic Tournament

91.5 CKPR , is Proud to sponsor the Robins Minor Hockey Classic Tournament 2017.

The Tournament will be taking place on January 19th 2017 – January 22nd 2017.

This is the biggest hockey tournament in Northwestern Ontario With 300 Games played

tournament takes place at 10 Different ice surfaces around Thunder Bay.

-Current River Arena
-Delaney Arena
-Fort William First Nations Arena #1
-Fort William First Nations Arena #2
-Fort William Gardens
-Grandview Arena
-Neebing Arena
-Norwest Arena (Stanley)
-Port Arthur Arena
-Thunder Bay Tournament Centre #1
-Thunder Bay Tournament Centre #2

12 Categories from I P one to Novice B

Sign Up today as spaces are filling up fast. To register your team visit PAMHA.CA

Get your weekend pass at Robins Donuts only $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Proceeds support the Port Arthur Minor Hockey Association and Pro Kids of Thunder Bay

Children's Undercover Project 2016

91.5 CKPR, is proud to be sponsoring this years CAW Children’s Undercover project.

Help Children Cover the Bare necessities.

Community Clothing Assistance is asking the people of thunder bay to donate brand new socks and underwear to Help meet the goal of assisting over 2000 children in need.

CCA is collecting money for items that will be distributed through a coupon process provided during the Christmas Cheer Hamper Program on December 13th and 14th  to Eligible Families at the CLE

The socks and underwear can be dropped off at the following:

Superstore – Service Desk

CCA Clothing Assistance – 404 N May St – Monday to Saturday 10 – 5 PM

Unifor Local 229 Victoriaville Mall – Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30 PM

Roseview Manor 99 Shuniah St –Monday to Friday 8:30 – 4:30 PM

Century 21 Superior Reality Inc. 68 N Algoma Street Suite 101

Copperlin Credit Union (including Cash Donations) -318 Syndicate Ave S./71 Algoma St

Northern Credit Union 581 Red River Rd & 560 Arthur St.

Push – 406 Fort William Rd.

BodyMind Centre – 8-105 Villa St

Kuhl Lighting – 1082 Memorial Avenue

and CIBC (All locations)

Toys for Tots

91.5 CKPR is proud to support the Thunder Bay Fire Fighters' Toys for Tots 2016 campaign!

The Toys for Tots  campaign will launch Friday, Nov 18 at noon at Intercity and will wrap up on Wednesday, December 21.

Toys for Tots is a charitable project of the Thunder Bay Professional Firefighters Association. The mission of Toys for Tots is to ensure that children living in poverty in our community will receive a gift on Christmas Day. This unique and successful initiative on the part of local firefighters is more than 50 years old, and represents a volunteer effort of hundreds of off-duty man hours.

Starting Friday, Nov 18 at noon off-duty firefighters will staff a “toy” fire station in the Food Court of Intercity Shopping Centre. Rock 94 will be live on location to help kick off the campaign!

Monetary donations can be presented there until Wednesday , Dec 21.

The Firefighters’ Toys for Tots Committee operates under the umbrella of the Christmas Cheer Fund which is a registered charity. All monetary funds donated are held in trust for Christmas Cheer. Tax receipts are issued. When possible, toys are purchased through local suppliers. Toys are selected to be age appropriate, durable, have lasting play value, and require minimum parental input (e.g., batteries, assembly, accessories, etc.)

The age of children receiving gifts ranges from infant to 16 years. Adolescent children might receive presents of clothing or other necessities.

For more information on the campaign visit: http://www.tbaytoysfortots.ca/

91.5 CKPR Live on Location - Gore Motors Honda

Join 91.5 CKPR Live on Location - Wednesday December 14th at Gore Motors Honda, 2p.m. - 6p.m. Come down and support the Gore Motors Toy Odyssey in Support of Faye Peterson House!

Sled for Eternity 2017

91.5 CKPR is proud to present Sled for Eternity 2017!

March 4th 2017

Start/End @ Kakabeka Falls Ontario Legion

Registration 100$

for a passenger it is 50$

Join us for the 4th Annual FXR Sled for Eternity snowmobile ride in support of the Adult & Teen Challenge Thunder Bay men's centre. This is a beautiful ride in gorgeous NW Ontario on groomed trails, courtesy of the Thunder Bay Adventure Trails Club.

Rider registration includes ride participation, one-day trail permit (if you already have a permit, you will receive an additional prize instead), lunch & supper, a chance at some great checkpoint draw prizes and awesome fundraising prizes! Passenger registration includes ride participation, lunch & supper and a chance at the checkpoint draw prizes. Register and start fundraising early for your chance to win the grand prize of a 2017 Yamaha Sidewinder Turbo!!

Checkpoint Prizes:

Every registered rider is eligible for the checkpoint draw prizes. Ballot boxes are available at each stop.

Fundraiser Prizes:
Everyone who raises more than $250 in addition to the registration fee will receive a prize! Prizes will be distributed in order of funds raised.

Top Fundraisers:
The highest fundraisers are given the opportunity to choose their prize from the top prizes.

Bonus Draw Prize:
Receive one ticket for every $100 you raise in addition to the registration fee for a chance at our Bonus draw prize.

Many prizes to be won and all in support of the Adult and Teen Challenge.

Angels of Lights Campaign

91.5 CKPR is proud to sponsor the Angels of Light Campaign for 2016 .

The Ceremony of Tribute & Remembrance will be held on:

December 20th 2016 at 7:00 PM

in the Georgian Room at St. Joseph’s Heritage

63 Carrie St. Thunder Bay

The angels of Lights Campaign  is Remembering Our Loved Ones Throughout The Christmas Season.

Details below:
As the Christmas season approaches, for most people, happiness and joy are abundant.  However, for others, the season is a time of sadness at the remembrance of loved ones that have passed away. 
  The Auxiliary to St. Joseph’s Care Group recognizes the need for many to express their grief and emotion at this time of year.
For many it has become an annual tradition to participate in the Angels of Light Campaign, which gives them the opportunity to pay tribute to their departed loved one, and at the same time incorporate a new tradition of remembrance into their holiday family celebrations.
As part of the campaign, a virtual Christmas tree, illuminated with the names of those being remembered, is held on the St. Joseph’s Foundation website (www.sjftb.net).  In addition, an angel inscribed with your loved one’s name will be sent to you to hang on your tree at home…always close and always remembered.