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Though the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame & Museum is a program of Sport Manitoba, it is also a registered charity that fundraises about 80% of its annual budget.
The first week of March sees our largest single fundraiser welcome the whiskey industry to the Fairmont Winnipeg, bringing a little warmth after a long winter. Some 48 booths and 180 products are offered alongside the Fairmont's gourmet cuisine and experts from around the world as you explore the whiskies of the world. Sponsored by Manitoba Liquor Marts, all proceeds go to support the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
Although this is best known as our flagship event of the calendar year every November, the fundraising elements of this evening make it the second largest fundraiser of the Hall of Fame.
How can you help? You can buy tickets to this inspiring event and join us as we celebrate Manitoba's athletes, builders and teams.
Your company or organization can also sponsor the event with a full table purchase and/or an advertisement in our souvenir program. At the event itself, you can partake in our raffle and fabulous silent auction.
This fun event brings members of the business community together to draft fantasy NHL playoff teams each April to compete for bragging rights and the chance to win fabulous prizes.
Few things are more Canadian than the Grey Cup and every November the Hall of Fame sells $5 Grey Cup Pool tickets that give you the chance at $4,000 in cash prizes, including the grand prize of $2,000 for the final score!
The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame has learned that Roy Williams (inducted in 2009 as an Athlete in basketball) passed away on September 14, 2020 at his home in BC with family at his side. Roy and fellow Hall of Famer Carl Ridd were University of Manitoba Bisons together, and then represented Canada together at…READ FULL ARTICLE