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Cold City Warm Hearts

It all began in 2017.   For four years in a row, the children of Rossbrook House and IRCOM gathered for one evening of classic winter fun at FortWhyte Alive! It was a winter party we called “Cold City, Warm Hearts”. The intention was to show our neighbours at IRCOM that winter can be fun.     In 2017, Rossbrook House Executive Director, Phil Chiappetta said: “In previous years, we’ve invited our friends at IRCOM, otherwise known as the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba, to across cultures events, sharing traditional foods, music and dance together. That’s always been
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Fun and Games 2019

The annual Summer Games at Rossbrook House signal the end of the summer break from school. While it’s sad to say goodbye to such a great summer, the Summer Games are more than just tradition. The children and youth cheer each other on- even though they may be competing for prizes- there is laughter and lots of friendly competition.       Outdoor sports and races, indoor activities- like playing pool and arm wrestling, plus Inuit games and a whole lot of fun! It’s a great week capped off with a meal and awards.           Watch
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