Five Manitobans Honoured as Local Heroes in Gala Celebration

Five Manitobans Honoured as Local Heroes in Gala Celebration

In its second year, the Manitoba Heroes selection committee proudly con-gratulates five local winners chosen as the 2014 Manitoba Heroes from amongst an incredible list of deserving nominees. This event celebrates the heartwarming stories of an impressive group of nominees with a gala dinner in their honour on Saturday, September 27th, at the Fairmont Hotel, Winnipeg.

Honouring these five exceptional Manitobans, the Gala Dinner promises to be a memorable evening, including special guest presenters, both silent and live auctions, local artists, musicians, and community leaders. Join us for this unforgettable celebration!

Proceeds from this event will support programs and initiatives at Siloam Mission, KidSport, and the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Organization.
Tickets and sponsorship information are available at

Meet Manitoba’s 2014 Heroes

Lyle Bauer
25 years in the Canadian Football League; Never Alone Foundation; $1,000,000+ raised for CancerCare Manitoba, Canadian Cancer Society, Health Sciences Foundation, Riverview Health Centre Foundation, Camp Quality, and others.

Jordan Bighorn
Pathways to Education Program Manager; active member of Winnipeg Baha’i Community; team coach for the North American Indigenous Games.

Ace Burpee
Hosts the Ace Burpee Show, 103.1 Virgin Radio; philanthropist, emcee, motivational speaker, event organizer and volunteer for numerous charities throughout Manitoba; recipient of the Queen Eliza-beth II Jubilee Medal.

Susan Krepart
20 years’ experience in Winnipeg’s entertainment community; raised $36,000″via social media for Winnipeg Harvest; proud mom of 2.

Carson Shields
Competitive hockey at Manitoba’s junior league level; supports athlete victims of hazing; motivational speaker for schools, hockey programs, and University of Winnipeg .