SIFE Brandon Students Host Spring City-Wide Clean-Up and Launches Green Futures North

May 7, 2012

Brandon, MB — On May 12, 2012 SIFE Brandon and James B Chrisp UCT Council #448 will be hosting a spring clean-up event within the City of Brandon from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 pm. The city has been divided into eleven sections, where various student and non-profit organizations will be put into teams to help clean up the streets of Brandon.

At 2 p.m., a barbecue will be held after the clean-up is completed to celebrate this event and to thank all volunteers for their hard work and dedication. At this portion of the event, SIFE Brandon students will also be having their grand opening to launch Green Futures North, an urban farm located at 6th Street North and Stickney Avenue. This urban farm has been created in the North end of the city and consists of 85 raised garden beds. This gives families the opportunity to grow and sell their own fresh produce to help generate extra income.

UCT members and SIFE Brandon students thank all sponsors and supporters in advance for their help to organize this event.

SIFE is an International non-profit organization that brings together the leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. Founded in 1975, SIFE has active programs on more than 1,500 college and university campuses in 39 countries. Through projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, the university students, academic professionals and industry leaders who participate in SIFE are demonstrating that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change. For more information, contact SIFE Canada at 1-416-304-1566 or visit acecanada.ca
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For more information, please contact:

Candace Claeys
President-SIFE Brandon
claeys.candace@gmail.com
204-573-2331

Alisa Oakey
Vice President of Community Relations-SIFE Brandon
alisaoakey@hotmail.com
204-412-0311

Tyler Lane
Green Futures Project Manager-SIFE Brandon
tyler@tlanelabs.com
204-724-2651