Date confirmed for MCC Manitoba fundraiser

Re-scheduled 50th anniversary event booked for April 18

January 23, 2015 | Web First
Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba

Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba’s 50th anniversary benefit concert will be held on April 18, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., at Knox United Church in Winnipeg. The fundraising event for affordable housing in Manitoba will feature former Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Joe Clark as keynote speaker.

The concert will feature performances by the Faith and Life Men’s and Women’s Choirs, the University of Manitoba Women’s Chorus and the Buffalo Gals Drum Group.

Ticketholders for MCC Manitoba’s previously scheduled event in November can obtain tickets for the new event by calling (204) 261-6381 or visiting mccmanitoba.ca/50. Any remaining tickets will be made available starting Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.

—Posted Jan 23, 2015

The benefit concert was previously scheduled for Nov. 15, 2014. MCC postponed it when the church where the event was to be held objected to the smudging ceremony that was to happen before the concert. See:

MCC Manitoba stands with Buffalo Gals

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