July 18, 2011 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW EVENING EVENT SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT TO TAKE PLACE JULY 19 AT 3PM
DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG—A new push to help evening event-goers feel more comfortable downtown will be announced on Tuesday, July 19 at 3pm in front of the MTS Centre located on Portage at Donald Street.
The Downtown BIZ wants to provide a positive welcoming experience to the increasing numbers of people attending the myriad of events and festivals that take place downtown.
The initiative focuses on areas of the downtown in which there is vibrant activity attracting people to enjoy our downtown. Whether it’s a large event at a hotel or restaurant, a function at the Art Gallery or Convention Centre, a sold out show at the MTS Centre or Shaw Park, a festival in a downtown public space, or a future Jets game.
Stefano Grande, Downtown BIZ Executive Director, and Dave Stone, Chair of Downtown BIZ Safety Committee, will make the announcement to the media and public on:
WHEN Tuesday, July 19 at 3pm
WHERE Outside the MTS Centre, Portage Avenue at Donald Street
Rain Site: Inside the MTS Centre, Second Floor, facing Portage Avenue
WHAT Announcement to increase feelings of safety for evening event crowds