February 2, 2014

The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club's February Meeting .... Annual Spring Show 2014 / Fundraiser for St. Amant

February 14, 7:30 PM
The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club
Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Avenue

Dave Downie will present: Something Old, Something New.
Dave will share the best of his photography, going back to 1972.

Thinking about doing some model railroading? Not sure where to begin or what to buy?
Come down and get some expert advice!

Not a member - not a problem.
You are welcome to attend a few meetings FOR FREE to see if you'd like to join!

The No. 1 Northern Division of the National Model Railroad Association holds a model display at every meeting.
If you wish to join NMRA Canada, or have any questions about the group, please have a chat with the fellow at their table.  

The Winnipeg Model Railroad Club is hosting their  
Annual Open House / Model & Photo Contest Display at  
Westworth United Church, 1750 Grosvenor Avenue at Lanark, on  
Saturday, March 15 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Sunday, March 16 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The show is wheelchair accessible.
Please use the front entrance to the church. There is a ramp.
The church has an elevator that will take you down to the basement to the show.

Admission by donation
Proceeds to support St. Amant Centre
Snacks and drinks available

There will be operating layouts, including 
The NMRA's #1 Northern Division's Free - mo HO modular group

The Man with the Giraffe Cars will be there for the kids!!!!

Kids, have your parent take your picture with the Man with the Giraffe Cars!
He'll also let you unload the operating cars!

Parents, have a seat and enjoy the continuous slide show of great train pics!

Along with demonstrations, the entries and winners in 
their model and photography contests will be on display.

Meet Morgan Turney, publisher of the Canadian Railway Modeller Magazine!
The library will be selling magazines at a quarter each!!
They will also be selling train books!!!

Each year the WMRC holds its Annual Models and Photography Contests.  
All model entries are showcased at the club's Annual Open House.  
Experienced modellers judge a variety of model categories using 
guidelines set out by the National Model Railroad Association (NMRA).
A photography contest, judged by professional photographers, is also held.
The winning photos will be displayed at the Open House.

Questions about the Model Contest / Photo Contest entry forms and rules? 
e mail Morgan Turney or call 668-0168 

Learn more about The WMRC through its blog, published by Paul Ullrich.

St. Amant is a comprehensive resource for Manitobans with developmental disabilities, and autism.  We are a not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of programs and services to support individuals and their families.

St. Amant programs include a large residence for complex-care, more than 50 community sites and homes, the St. Amant Research Centre, the St. Amant  School and River Road Child Care, a community child-care centre. 
We offer effective programs for children with autism and also for families who care for an individual with a developmental disability at home.
We strive to enhance the quality of life and self-determination for the thousands of individuals and families we serve each year.  We believe research is essential to developing environments that emphasize dignity and respect for each person.

St. Amant, 440 River Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2M 3Z9 

Tel: (204) 256-4301 Fax: (204) 257-4349  or email

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