Brandon, MB. – This weekend’s pre-season home and home series with the Moose Jaw Warriors may be dominating the Brandon Wheat Kings’ thoughts this weekend but comeSunday, a number of them will be assisting the Brandon Humane Society with their annualWag-a-Tail Walkathon at Brandon’s Kin Park (located on the corner of 1st Street and Aberdeen Avenue).

Nine members of the hockey club including local products Ty Lewis and James Shearer will be on hand to sign autographs, take photographs with the fans and help out with the barbecue.

Joining them will be Caiden Daley, Jordan Papirny, Garrett Armour, Jordan Wharrie, Stelio Mattheos, Nolan Patrick as well as Philadelphia Flyers first round draft choice Ivan Provorov.

Also on hand will be a very special guest – the Ed Chynoweth Trophy. The Wheat Kings captured the trophy last spring by defeating the Seattle Thunderbirds in the Championship Final.

All proceeds from this year’s Wag-a-Tail Walkathon benefit the Brandon Humane Society, who 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. Please donate to help the many wonderful animals that need shelter, food, transport, and veterinary care on a regular basis.

Following are some reminders to those planning on attending Sunday morning:

(Some Rules to Remember)

•    All dogs must be leashed and have complete up to date vaccinations and shots
•    articipants are expected to practice responsible pet ownership
•    No bicycles, skateboard, rollerblades or scooters allowed

On the ice, the Wheat Kings kick off their 5-game pre-season schedule tonight against Moose Jaw.

Tickets to Brandon’s two pre-season games as well as the Brandon Sun Home Opener, scheduled for Saturday, September 24th are on sale now at the Keystone Centre box office. Fans can also order online at keystoncentre.com or by calling (204) 726-3555.

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