Duke of Ed - March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter
Hello from the Duke of Ed Manitoba! Now that March has arrived, Spring Break is fast approaching! This break from classes is a great opportunity to catch up on logging hours in the Online Record Book. If you have any questions about the Award, need some help, or are looking for info, we are here to help. Give us a call at 204-988-3016, or email manitoba@dukeofed.org
Online Record Book Scheduled Maintenance

The Online Record Book will be down from March 22-24/17 for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience, however, this is a necessary step as we move closer to our new and updated ORB 2.0!
The Duke of Ed and Hudson's Bay Giving Day:

Join us on Friday, March 24, 2017 for the Hudson's Bay Giving Day! Purchase a $5 ticket - proceeds will be donated to the Duke of Ed Manitoba - and SAVE throughout the store.
You will get:
  • 20% off regular, sale and clearance women's, men's and children's fashions, footwear and accessories, housewares and luggage when you use your Hudson's Bay Master Card/Credit Card
  • 15% off your purchase without a Hudson's Bay Master Card/Credit Card
  • 10% off kitchen electrics, household appliances, cosmetics and fragrances, furniture, mattresses and more
  • Plus exclusive in-store offers for Shopping Ticket holders only!
Tickets can be purchased:
  • At the Duke of Ed office at 710-1 Lombard Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0X3 (The Richardson Centre)
  • At The Bay in St. Vital Mall (St. Mary's Entrance) Friday March 17 from 2 pm to 8:30 pm
  • At The Bay in St. Vital Mall (St. Mary's Entrance) Sunday March 19 from 1 to 5 pm
Adventurous Journey Opportunities

Please note that the deadlines for commitments and payments are now significantly earlier so plan ahead.

Silver Canoe Trip -  May 19-22  Camp Nutimik
Cost: $357(includes taxes).  Must be at camp by 6 pm May 19th.
Where: Paddling on Lone Isle and Malloy Lake.
Deadline for registration is April 18th.

Bronze Canoe Trip  June 9-11 Pioneer Camp
Cost $207.90 (GST included).  Drop off on Friday is 7:30pm, pick up on Sunday is 2pm.
Where:  Shoal Lake, Lake of the Woods 
Deadline to register is May 19th. 

Bronze Canoe Trip  June 16-18 Pioneer Camp
Cost $207.90 (GST included).  Drop off on Friday is 7:30pm, pick up on Sunday is 2pm.
Where:  Shoal Lake, Lake of the Woods 
Deadline to register is May 24th.

Gold Canoe Trip - Aug 28 - Sep 1  Camp Nutimik. 
Cost: $515.50 (includes taxes).  Must be at camp by 10 am Aug 28th and pick up 3 pm on Sep 1st.
Where: Paddling from Caddy Lake to Lone Isle Lake route.
Deadline for registration July 27th.

Bronze Canoe Trip Sep 29 - Oct 1  Camp Nutimik
Cost: $243.60 Drop off at 6 pm on Sep 29, pick up at 3 pm on Oct 1
Where: Paddling Whiteshell River (White Lake to Betula Lake) 
Deadline for registration is August 25th

Please note the deadline for registration for Adventurous Journey Trips is 30 days prior to the start of the trip. 

To sign up for any of these trips - contact the Award Office to get the forms. 
Email:  manitoba@dukeofed.org    or Call: 204-988-3016.

Keep looking for new Adventurous Journey Opportunities on our website: http://www.dukeofed.org/mb-adventurous-journey-residential-project-opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities

The Duke of Ed is looking for volunteers to sell tickets at St. Vital Mall ahead of their Giving Day event. 

Volunteers are needed: Friday, March 17 between 2pm and closing and Sunday March 19 from 1-5 pm. Selling shifts would likely be 2 hours in length, but you are welcome to sign up for longer shifts if you wish!

Volunteering for the Duke of Ed is a great way to log service hours for your Award progress!

To sign up for a shift, call us at 204-988-3016 or email manitoba@dukeofed.org.
Awards Earned January to March 2017

Congratulations to all our recent Award Achievers!

Silver
Jereka Hudyma Yu Simon
Park
Bo
A.
Austin
C.
Zaccheus 
H.

Steven 
M.
Stanley 
R.
Kevin
V.
Julian 
W.

Bronze
Sidney
Derksen
Savas
Glacken
Lisa
Wang
Cole
C.
Randall
D.

Thank You Electronic Recycling Association!

We would like to thank the Electronic Recycling Association for their donation of six recycled laptops. These laptops will be loaded with language software, and will help some of our participants who do not have ready access to computers learn a second language for their Skill section. 
The Duke of Ed MB | 204-988-3016 | manitoba@dukeofed.org | http://www.dukeofed.org/
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