Headlines Aug 11:
-Safety assessment complete, 18th street is open after Brandon train derailment Thurs morning closing a section of 18th.
-Brandon’s ‘Alternative Choice Garden Centre’ has won the 2023 ‘Canadian Garden Centre of Distinction Award’ from the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, a first for MB. Alternative was also named the Manitoba Garden Centre of the year for 2023.
-City of Brandon is hosting an input session on the future of Brandon’s Community Sportsplex Wed, Aug 16 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the arena space at the Sportsplex. In addition; an online survey is at brandon.ca.
-As the Strike by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries workers drags on all Brandon stores will close this weekend. A Rural Manitoba liquor vendor says he may run out of stock by this weekend due to strike. Private liquor vendor in Lac du Bonnet says he may be out of inventory by this weekend thanks to the ongoing Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries strike.
-53 killed in Maui wildfires with death toll likely to rise further, Hawaii governor says.
It’s RIBFEST WEEKEND!
(Brit Robinson FB: Brockville Ontario Ribfest. Brandon’s Ribfest runs today though Sunday.)
To get you HUNGRY for this weekend, here’s how MONCTON’S Ribfest went down last month!
Congratulations Alternative Choice Garden Centre! They announced yesterday that Alternative Choice Garden Centre won the Canadian Garden Centre of Distinction Award for 2023. This award is for retail garden centres who have a high standard of growing teams through training and career advancement, encouraging and promoting gardening as a hobby through public engagement, use technology to enhance growing practices, and are active in their community. In addition to being named a national award winner, Alternative Choice Garden Centre was also named the Manitoba Garden Centre of the year for 2023. Alternative Choice Garden Centre is the first Manitoba winner of this prestigious award! Karin Griffin came on the show to talk about the award, a spooky Fall coming, how you can get veggies year round, and how Christmas is going to be AMAZING!
Busy weekend! Two communities have rather big celebrations going on and the AF Golf tournament runs this weekend too! Below is all the info!
‘What kind of marketing is that?’ A Chick-Fil-a Customer Mistakenly Tried to Help a Woman After She Saw “Help Me” Written on Her bag leaves us wondering why the food store would make such a thing.
Are you ready for Fall drinks? Pumpkin spice is exploding on menus—and it’s earlier than ever.
YIKES Miami meltdown! Girl Has Epic Total Meltdown In Miami When Her Flight Is Canceled.
Wedding pics cost how much? 7 in 10 married folks said they couldn’t even enjoy their own wedding day because of how stressed they were over their own appearance. This is how much perfect wedding pics cost.
Johnny Drops is trying on clothes. Who hasn’t wondered how they would look wearing the most glamorous outfits to famous events like the Met Gala or Golden Globes? However, some people take their dreams further, as John Drops did with his recreations of beautiful outfits using slightly simpler materials.
We all make mistakes. Sometimes we learn from them and sometimes we don’t. What would you say to your younger self if you could speak to yourself?