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Mayor & Sheldon Kennedy Talk Safe Places Initiative

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Wednesday morning was our latest edition of mayor in the morning with Swift Current mayor Jerrod Schafer. The mayor was joined this morning by Sheldon Kennedy for a recap of the launch of the Safe Places Initiative in January. The full feature can be heard here:

https://soundcloud.com/user-174077582/mayor-chat-audio-feb-3rd-2016

Mayor in the morning can be heard monthly on the Eagle morning show. Questions for the mayor can be submitted at the city's website http://www.swiftcurrent.ca/what-s-new/keeping-current/mayor-in-the-morning

Swift Current Kinsmen & Kinettes Fundraising For Telemiracle

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Telemiracle is only a few short weeks away and local Kinsmen and Kinette clubs are busy fundraising for the annual Telethon. I had Ashley and Laura from the Swift Current Kinsmen/Kinette clubs on the Eagle morning show Monday to tell us about their local fundraising events:

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Telemiracle 40 will be held March 5 & 6 from the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina. Remember to ring those phones!!

 

Dwight Wins Cash Questions Part Two

Johnny Cash

(poster courtesy Living Sky Casino)

It's been a great week of give aways on the Eagle mornng show so far this week.

Monday morning Jason Lowenberger won $220 with the Innovation Credit Union Bronco iseat and this morning Dwight Dennie won tickets to the sold out show "Ring of Fire - The Music Of Johnny Cash" February 12 at the Sky Centre by knowing the answer to our trivia question; this band opened for Johnny Cash in every episode of the Johnny Cash Show that aired on ABC from 1969-1971? The answer was The Statler Brothers. Dwight also picked up a copy of 54-40's new CD La Difference.

We Love giving away free stuff on the Eagle. Congratulations Jason and Dwight, enjoy your goodies!!

A Royal Weekend For The Broncos

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The Swift Current Broncos will get a visit from a pair of princes this weekend. George on Friday and Albert on Sunday.

There are some special promotions and events planned for Friday's game against Prince George including a two for one ticket special. Buy an adult ticket at regular price and get the second one free!!!

JayDee AgTech is also sponsoring a salute to 4H at Friday's game and the first 500 fans in the door will get a free cowbell and they're providing free tickets to 4H members aged 4-12, as well there will be some special on ice activities in between periods with 4H members. The Eagle will be on location at the iplex Friday from 4:30 until 6:30 as well.

With just 25 games to go in the regular season, and 12 of those at home, the Broncos need the iplex full as they continue to puch for a playoff spot.

Get your tickets now by going to scbroncos.com, calling the Bronco office at 306-773-1509, or stopping at the Stable in the iplex.

 

Family Literacy Day Events Today

Talla Literacy Day

(Talla the therapy dog will be at Family Literacy Day events today

at SC Mall. Photo courtesy of SC Library)

The Swift Current Library is recognizing Family Literacy Day today with some special events at the Swift Current Mall. Andrea McCrimmon from the Swift Current Library joined me on the Eagle morning show to tell us about them:

https://soundcloud.com/user-174077582/andrea-literacy-events-1

For more information you can call the library at 306-778-2752 or check their website www.swiftcurrentlibrary.ca.

Parade Of Prizes This Week On The Eagle!!

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This week is give aways galore on the Eagle morning show, It starts Tuesday morning with Cash Questions and your chance to win tickets to the sold out Sky Centre show "Ring Of Fire - The Music Of Johnny Cash" on February 12 and a copy of 54-40's new cd La Difference, who will also be in Swift Current Thursday night to play the sold out Lyric Theatre.

The Broncos have a "royal" weekend lined up as a pair of Princes visit the iplex; George on Friday and Albert on Sunday. I'll be giving away family fun zone packs to those games Wednesday and Thursday. The iseat has also grown to $220 so hang on to your ticket stubs from this weekend's games and I could be hooking you up with some cash next Monday morning!! The Broncos also have a special promotion going on for Friday's game against Prince Ceorge and they'll join me on the Eagle morning show Thursday to tell us about it.

Lots of freebies coming up over the next week on the Eagle so be sure to join me.

 

A Welcome Home Campaign Continues

Long term care

(construction of Swift Current's new long term care facility is on schedule)

The Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation's "A Welcome Home" campaign to furnish and accessorize the new long term care facility continues.

Sean Finell of the foundation stopped by the Eagle morning show Tuesday morning to give us an update on where it's at and how the community can support the campaign if they haven't done so already.

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The new facility is absolutely state of the art and will serve long term care in Swift Current and area for many years to come, and will replace the city's current aging and outdated three long term care homes.

Cash Questions Start Next Week

Johnny Cash

(poster courtesy of livingskycasino.ca)

Johnny Cash's music, legacy, and legend transcends genres so it's no surprise the tribute show "Ring of Fire - The Music of Johnny Cash" February 12 at the Sky Centre is sold out.  If you didn't manage to get tickets, the Eagle can still get you there!!

Be listening for your chance to win with Cash Questions starting Tuesday, January 26 on the Eagle morning show. If you can correctly answer a trivia question about Johnny Cash you'll win tickets to the show, which includes dinner PLUS a copy of 54-40's new cd La Difference!!

That just also happens to be the Valentines Day weekend and would be a nice romantic evening out for a lucky couple.

Cash Questions starts Tuesday morning on the Eagle.

 

Calling All Zombies!!

Zombo 2

(photo with permission of Dead Prairies Productions Facebook page)

Have you ever wanted to be a zombie in a movie, or be involved behind the camera in the making of a movie? Now is your chance as Dead Prairie Prairie Productions is hoping to begin filming and production of Zombaggedon 2 in and around Swift Current this April. The sequel will be a follow up to their 2012 movie.

Devon Oman of Dead Prairie Productions says they're looking for zombie extras and make-up artists and anyone who would like to join the production can contact him at 306-750-7720 or check out the DPP Facebook page. Oman says they're hoping for a release date of around Halloween this year.

Proceeds from the movie will go the the SPCA. To date Dead Prairies Productions has raised $11,000 for the local SPCA.

 

Hurry Hard To The Swift Current Curling Club This Weekend

Curling

The Swift Current Curling Club will be a busy place this weekend.

The Men's Southern Playdowns begin today (Thursday) at the Club. President Ron Eichel joined me on the Eagle morning show Thursday to talk about that and some other events coming up over the next several weeks:

https://soundcloud.com/user-174077582/ron-sccc

If you're a curling fan then be sure to check out some of the Southern Playdowns this weekend

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