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Beer Barge Thank You

The NWT Mining Heritage Society would like to thank all our wonderful sponsors, supporters, and volunteers of the 7th annual beer barge 2015! The barge docked at 4:42 and the party went well into the evening!

Our Sponsors:

  • Canadian North
  • Great Slave Helicopters
  • Williams Engineering
  • For Women Only
  • Tli Cho Landtran
  • East Arm Freighting (Dave Smith and Fran Hurcomb)
  • Territorial Beverages
  • Superior Propane
  • Northern Frontier Visitors Centre
  • Quality Furniture
  • W.J. Humphries Mineral Exploration
  • Tru Value Hardware
  • Ptarmigan Productions (Joy Watt and Lynn Elkin)
  • Yvonne Quick
  • Bottomline PR (Lisa Tesar)
  • Pido Productions
  • Dancing Moose Cafe
  • Kavanaugh Brothers
  • Event Rentals Yellowknife

Our Performers:

  • The Woodyard Dogs
  • Tracy Riley and the Usual Suspects

Our Volunteers:

Dave Kellet, Sheila Basset Kellet, Kathi Woodward, Cory Vanthuyne, Ali Kincaid, Brian and Deb George, Danee Sader, Kati Archibald, Karla Langlois, Edgar Lopez-Negrete, Helmut Epp, Marie Adams, Terry Warner, Joe Auge, Joe Choroskowski, Ron Kapicki, Wendy Bisaro, Norah Higden, Anna Soininen, Walt Humphries, Marie-Francois Le Doze, Pam Strand, Linda Comerford, Diane Baldwin, Donna Latreouille, Debbi Ross, Toni Auge, Yvonne Quick, Carol Robinson, Mickey Brown, Andree Allord, Brian Latham, Carmen Jones, Renee Jones.

Thanks to the NWT Pipe Band for kicking off the party. Our wonderful emcee Walt Humphries and auctioneer Robert Hawkins. A special thank you to Fran Hurcomb, Dave Smith and the barge crew, and Max Ward for the use of his dock. The 2015 beer barge was a resounding success and we could not have done it without you! Thanks for keeping the tradition alive!