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Annual Motorcycle Ride for Mom

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Tweet                                           Incredible excitement as over 300 riders took part in the 3rd annual Motorcycle Ride for Mom event put on by Blackjack’s Roadhouse in Nisku.  Proceeds of the 50/50 draw were earmarked for Riseup […]

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Blackjack’s Motorcycle Ride for Mom

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TweetBlackjack’s will be giving the proceeds of their 50/50 draw before the ride begins to Riseup Society Alberta.  Proceeds of the ride itself will be going to Edmonton Domestic Violence Shelters Engage providing support for those impacted by domestic violence.   Riseup will also be at one of the pit stops providing snacks and water and information […]

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Breakfast with the Mayor 2018

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TweetThanks to all who came out for a delicious breakfast at the Royal Executive Hotel in Nisku.  We were moved by the story of Namrata Gill, a survivor of domestic abuse who is now an Edmonton Police Service constable.  She shared the story of her abusive situation and why it isn’t always that easy to […]

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Chili-Eh Cookoff!

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Tweet It was indeed a chilly cook off in Leduc on Saturday!  Riseup Board member Jeana Schuurman, Executive Director Erna Carter and Jeana’s grandma served pumpkin and apple pie slices and distributed promotional materials about the work of Riseup Society Alberta at Leduc’s annual Chili-Eh Cookoff.  It was a good day and we enjoyed meeting […]

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Community Awareness Day Thorsby

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Tweet We were happy to be able to attend the Community Awareness Day in Thorsby this year.  Questions were written on a wheel and community members were invited to spin the wheel to learn more about family violence.  Special thanks to Sam at 9Round Leduc for the use of the wheel.