Written by Travis Roberts
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 15:57
Our Wing/Pizza eating competitors get set to chow down!
It's Bill's Sticky Finger's 20th Anniversary and for the rest of the month, it's 20% off all dine in menu items (excluding alcohol). Today was the first ever Bill's Wings/Pizza eating contest for charity to help with the celebrations. Each contestant was eating for a charity and had to eat 1 pound of wings and a large slice of pizza, and the wings were hot....VERY HOT.
It was a close battle and Mark Essay and Jim Brands were in the mix, but ultimately Fire Chief Phil Carpenter was the fastest and collected a $100 donation for the fire fighters burn fund courtesy of Bill's Sticky Fingers.
Listen for more celebrations later this month and make sure to stop by again or for the first time to enjoy the great food that has made Bill's Sticky Fingers famous across the province and the prairies!
Fire Chief Phil Carpenter rewarded with $100 for the Firefighters Burn Fund from Bill himself!
Written by Ryan Simpson
Tuesday, 15 April 2014 00:00
April has arrived, and with it, another chance for farmers to win a prize worth $9000! A 4500L Westeel fuel tank and pump from Mar-Dee Enterprises along with an 18 foot trailer from Hi-Tec Trailers! (see complete trailer specs below)
(this years grand prize worth close to $9000, and you could win it)
The only time you can enter to win this package is when we are live on location throughout the month. Each stop will be from 10:30am to 1:30pm and you can look for other special events happening as well while we are there.
Tuesday April 8: Avenue Honda-Polaris - Names drawn were Ethel Larkins of Rural Portage, Ben Waldner of Good Hope Colony, Gary Chikousky of Narcisse, Don Poschenrieder of Westbourne and Clara Waldner of Elm River Farms Newton.
Wednesday April 9:Macgregor Home Centre - The five finalists from this stop were Phil Reimer of Macgregor, Dean Toews, Ron Perchak of Edwin, Jonathon Peters and Jamie Penner of Macgregor
Thursday April 10:Nu Era Seeds Gladstone - The five finalists drawn were Gerald Cavat of Gladstone, Jeremy Kreutzer, Ken Coutts and David Single all of Plumas as well as Greg Funk of Arden. As a side note, Wayne Schettler of Plumas was the winner of the door prize draw worth $5000 which was a complete package of seed/treatments etc for 40 acres!
Friday April 11: Chabot Implements - Elie Location - The 5 finalists were Jeremie Dureault of Fannystelle, Darcy Miller of Fortier, Page Farms from Starbuck, Rod Qually, and Rick Saurette of Aubigny.
Tuesday April 15:Western Bearing and Auto Parts - 5 More names have been added to the final list and they are: Elie Mandell, Kevin Wiebe of Image Creek Farms, Jim Latimer of Treherne, Rodgers Farm, and Jake Gross.
Wednesday April 16: Mazer Group - Portage Location - The 5 names chosen from MazerGroup Portage were Randy Verway of Portage, Vic Bueckert of Rossendale, Mike Penner of Austin, Elaine Keen-Porteous of Marquette, and Chris McCallister of Red Beard Farms.
Five names will be picked and announced after every stop and it is only those names that will go into the grand prize draw...so enter at every stop if you can. Listen at 8:10am the morning after each stop to hear who was picked and if you miss that, check back right here. Good luck everyone and we hope to see you on this years T.N.T Tour.
Trailer specs from Hi-Tec Trailers:
8.5' x 18' M Series Flat Deck 7000lbs GVW with a retail price of $4470.00.
the complete specs can be found by clicking this link:
Written by Travis Roberts
Monday, 07 April 2014 09:37
Winner Carrie Rose with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Devon Ford
Well today was the final day for Click It And Win with Portage Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and what a fun way to round things out! Carrie Rose was our final winner to not only test drive the vehicle of her choice (2014 Dodge Journey) but also picked-up a free oil change from Portage Chrysler and is now in to win the Dodge Calibre!
Now even though Click It And Win is done you can still test drive the vehicle of your choice by visiting Portage Chrysler! Thanks to all who entered, and congrats to those who won! Stay listening to Real Country Radio, CFRY to see what we're planning next!
Winner Tammy Hammersley with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Grace MacNeill
Winner Kelly Anderson with Portage Chrysler Assistant General Manager Darrell Lee
Winner Janice Carefoot with Portage Chrysler General Manager Kelly Tomalin
Winner Kim Sokolosky with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Brogan McDougall
Winner Claudia Sanderson with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Grace MacNeill
Winner Brittany Webb with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Devon Ford
Winner Jennifer Walker with Portage Chrysler Sales Rep Karl Seidlitz
Written by Travis Roberts
Monday, 07 April 2014 00:00
Montana's Cookhouse is the big winner of the "Sweet 16" Restaurant Play-Down all in the spirit of March Madness! The last match-up had the coffee chain Starbucks take on the cookhouse Montana's. Through people voting all weekend long Montana's finally came out victorious after gaining 56% of the vote! Find a full recap HERE!
We started with 16 establishments we didn't have here in Portage la Prairie and through your votes everyday we were able to narrow it down to just 1. There were certainly a lot of surprises along the way, with a good amount of upsets we here at CFRY would have never guessed.
Thanks to all who voted! Now who knows? Maybe we could see a Montana's come to our community.
Written by Travis Roberts
Monday, 31 March 2014 13:20
Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Brett Kissel posing for a pic at the 2014 Juno Awards
It was cheers for BTO and boo's for Beiber but all-in-all it was a successful Juno Awards in Winnipeg over the weekend! It's not everyday you get to see some of Canada's biggest A-Listers converge on Manitoba to celebrate the arts. Below you'll find a list of some of last night's winners.
COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Crop Circles, Dean Brody - WINNER Started With a Song, Brett Kissel Country Junkie, Gord Bamford Small Town Pistols, Small Town Pistols Throw Down, Tim Hicks
BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY FACTOR AND RADIO STARMAKER FUND)
Brett Kissel - WINNER Florence K Tim Hicks Tyler Shaw Wake Owl
JUNO FAN CHOICE AWARD (PRESENTED BY TD)
Justin Beiber – WINNER
Arcade Fire Avril Lavigne Céline Dion Drake Cash Hedley Michael Bublé Robin Thicke Serena Ryder Walk Off the Earth
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Closer, Tegan and Sara - WINNER Reflektor, Arcade Fire Inner Ninja, Classified It’s a Beautiful Day, Michael Bublé What I Wouldn’t Do, Serena Ryder
INTERNATIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars - WINNER The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem Night Visions, Imagine Dragons Take Me Home, One Direction The Truth About Love, P!nk
ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY MUSIC CANADA)
Reflektor, Arcade Fire – WINNER Loved Me Back to Life, Céline Dion Nothing Was the Same, Drake To Be Loved, Michael Bublé Harmony, Serena Ryder
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Serena Ryder - WINNER Céline Dion Drake Michael Bublé Robin Thicke
GROUP OF THE YEAR
Tegan and Sara - WINNER Arcade Fire Blue Rodeo Hedley Walk Off the Earth
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (SPONSORED BY SIRIUSXM CANADA)
Serena Ryder - WINNER Arcade Fire Henry “Cirkut” Walter Ron Sexsmith Tegan and Sara Quin
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