A Public Hearing to review the City of Morden’s 2018 Financial Plan (Budget)

Dec. 18th at 7 pm in the City of Morden Council Chambers. Copies of the Financial Plan will be available Dec. 15th.

It was the best fundraising night yet Thursday evening at the sixth-annual Katie Cares Fashion Show. The Fashion Show is always a heavily anticipated and sought after event, with tickets selling out within three hours of them going on sale back in September. KatieCares6th Cover02Katie Cares Executive Officer Ruth Reimer says Katie loved the Pembina Valley region and would be thrilled with how the community has come together

Ruth Reimer, Executive Director of Katie Cares says they wanted to spice things up this year, to give people a show they would never forget.

For their opening act, Katie Cares booked the Aerial and Acrobatic Troupe from Winnipeg. The group performed dazzling acrobatics, dancing on suspended ribbons, and showing off feats of physical prowess.

The main attraction as always is the fashion show, with all fashions featured from stores in both Winkler and Morden.

"Katie Cares believes in supporting our local businesses in every which way we can," says Reimer.

Periodically over the evening people could purchase tickets and enter for their chance to win a number of prizes.

Reimer was very impressed with the event, exclaiming that 100 percent this was the best show they had ever put on. Reimer was so impressed with Aerial and Acrobatic Troupe, that they were booked to make another appearance next year.

Katie Cares has been around for six years, with Katie’s Cottage recently reaching their one year anniversary. Over the year, 635 people came through the cottage.

With all the good Katie Cares has done, Reimer has been asked numerous times what would Katie think of how far they've come.

"I think she knew what it would be. She told me, you have no idea how big this can get mom, and I still don't know. She would be pleased with how our family, our friends, the community, sponsorship, the volunteers, there are just so many people to thank. Everyone has a fingerprint on Katie’s Cottage and Katie Cares, and they can be proud of it."

Totals have yet to be calculated, however, with ticket sales alone over $30,000 has been raised towards Katie Cares.

A Public Hearing to review the City of Morden’s 2018 Financial Plan (Budget)

Dec. 18th at 7 pm in the City of Morden Council Chambers. Copies of the Financial Plan will be available Dec. 15th.

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