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Wailin’ Wednesday: You and #AssiniboineCUcares on Earth Day

Wailin’ Wednesday: You and #AssiniboineCUcares on Earth Day

We love Earth Day and applaud all the good folks who honour the Earth every day.

Birds Hill Provincial Park is our festival home and we, with your help, go to great lengths to make sure that we are taking care of the land that treats us so well each summer.

We look to work with organizations that not only also value environmental sustainability, but are doing their part to promote it. That’s why we partnered with Assiniboine Credit Union to hold a photo contest for people who actively reuse, recycle and upcycle in their every day life.

The response we got was tremendous, and we are proud of our strong community that takes incredible care of our environment while being wonderfully creative at the same time.

Our contest winner is Nicki Bruce, who submitted a few contest entries. Her upcycled use of old c-clamps turned into a coatrack is a great example of getting creative use out of items outside the norm.

Words from our partner, Assiniboine Credit Union

Congratulations to Nicki Bruce for winning the #AssiniboineCUcares Winnipeg Folk Fest Earth Day Photo Contest! All the photos submitted definitely captured the spirit of Earth Day. Canadians have been celebrating Earth Day for 25 years and it’s a good reminder of how far we have come in protecting our environment, but also how far we still have to go. ACU is committed to environmental leadership all year long. Our employees actively work to reduce our environmental footprint and we support a number of organizations, business and social enterprises that work hard to raise awareness of, and find solutions to, environmental issues.

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