Wheat Kings to assist local walkathon


Sept 5, 2014 (INS) – This weekend’s pre-season home and home series with the Regina Pats
may be dominating the Brandon Wheat Kings’ thoughts this weekend but
come Sunday, a number of them will be assisting the Brandon Humane
Society with their annual Wag-a-Tail Walkathon at Brandon’s Kin Park
(located on the corner of 1st Street and Aberdeen Avenue).


Four members of the hockey club including 20-year old Peter
Quenneville will be attending the event, which kicks off with
registration at 9am. The actual walk will be held from 9-11am with the
barbecue to follows.

Joining Quenneville will be goalkeeper Jordan Papirny and forwards Ryley
Lindgren and Jayce Hawryluk.

Hawryluk (Florida), Papirny (Montreal) and Quenneville (Columbus)
will be off to their respective National Hockey League camps later this

(Some Rules to Remember)

– All dogs must be leashed and have complete up to date vaccinations and
– Please do not bring female dogs in season or animals needing muzzles
– Participants are expected to practice responsible pet ownership
– No bicycles, skateboard, rollerblades or scooters allowed
All proceeds from this year’s Wag-a-Tail Walkathon benefit the
Brandon Humane Society, who provide shelter to over 500 lost, unwanted,
abused or abandoned animals each year.

The Brandon Humane Society is a non-profit charity governed by a
volunteer board of directors. All operating costs are completely covered
by donations and special events such as this.

On the ice, the Wheat Kings host Regina Friday night before travelling to
Saskatchewan on Saturday night in their first taste of pre-season hockey
this month.


Scott Harrigan
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