The University of Winnipeg Wesmen will be holding their annual 'Dare to Dream' Women in Sport Fundraising Breakfast on Tuesday December 5 at 7:15 am at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Winnipeg.







"Dare to Dream" Breakfast

Celebrating Women in Sport


Keynote Speaker Sister Bernadette O'Reilly

Executive Director Rossbrook House


Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

7:15 am - 8:30 am


The Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown

288 Portage Avenue


Tickets - $35.00

(a tax receipt is issued according to Revenue Canada Guidelines)

Proceeds for the Fundraising Breakfast go to

the Women's Basketball and Volleyball Teams'

Athletic Scholarship Fund and Rossbrook House


For tickets, please call 786-9349

Sister Bernadette O'Reilly Information

- Born in Toronto, Ontario

- In 1973 joined the Sisters of Sion

- Coached Varsity Girls High School Basketball Team in Toronto

- Came to the Rossbrook House in 1976

- Became Executive Director of Rossbrook House in 1983 after Sister

Geraldine McNamara became ill.

Rossbrook House Information

- Founded in 1976 by Sister Geraldine MacNamara (MacNamara Hall on

Spence Street is named in her honour as well as the Sister MacNamara

Elentary School).

- Inner city neighbourhood centre that offers an alternative to the

destructive environment to the streets of Winnipeg.

- In partnership with Winnipeg School Division No.1, Rossbrook


   * an elementary program, Wi Wabigooni

   * a junior high program, Eagles's Circle

   * a high school program, Rising Sun

- Currently runs their own basketball league for elementary and junior

high school students (12 and under), in conjunction with the Victoria

Albert Elementary School.

Sister Bernadette O'Reilly speaking at the Dare to Dream Breakfast

will signify the beginning of a long time relationship between the

Wesmen and Rossbrook House", said Bill Wedlake, University of Winnipeg

Athletic Director.

For more information, please contact...

Sheldon Appelle

Sports Information Coordinator

University of Winnipeg

(204)-786-9823 Office

(204)-795-0720 Cell

(204)-783-7866 Fax

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