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Final Office of the Week Winner for August 25

How sweet it is, to claim the Office of the Week title in the final week of the contest from the Funky Mango Food Truck and MIX 107.9FM.

This time around the honor goes to Sherritt Technologies on an entry submitted by Denise Pankiw. Denise and her co-workers were thrilled when we showed up with 8 delicious meals prepared fresh by the Funky Mango Food Truck.

Congratulations to Sherrit Technologies and to all our winners over the past couple of months. We also want to thank everyone who took a moment to enter the contest and wish you the best of luck next time around.

On a side note today (August 26) will be Funky Mango Food Trucks final regular location roll out at the Kanata Inn and Suites. They will continue to operate well into September but they suggest you like them on Facebook to stay up to date on menu items like long time favorites and new additions plus find out where they will be visiting next.

*NOTE: Friday August 25 is also your last chance to try and enjoy the Tony Bologny Burger, a east coast delight inspired by Tony Stacey of MIX 107.9FM and cooked up by the incredible Harold Reichstein. Pick up yours from 11am to 2pm from the Kanata Inn and Suites.

 

Here is a video of the Tony Bologny Burger being whipped up at the Funky Mango Food Truck.

Celebrate 125 years of Ukrainian Culture with Babas and Borshch

Get ready to for one great zabava (that's Ukrainian for party).
 
The 4th Annual Baba's and Borshch Ukrainian Festival is coming up on August 20 and 21 from Andrew, Alberta.  While many of the traditional events and activities return, this year has special significance as they celebrate 125 years since the first Ukrainian immigrants landed on Canadian soil.
 
If you're Ukrainian, or just feel like being one, you won't want to miss this amazing event featuring food, culture, history, and great entertainment.
 
Look forward to:
- Learning Ukrainian dance with the MY Ukrainian Dance Academy
- Listen to a history through song by the Zemila Vocal Trio
- Eat potato pancakes at Baba's Brunch
- Try some of the finest Borshch in the province during the Borshch cook off
- Hang out with the celebrity herself, the always fun loving, story telling Baba Magda.
 
Most importantly, don't miss the Zabava 2016, which is a bound to have you dancing and singing up a storm.  A delicious meal will be provided, followed by performances from the Verkhovyna Ensemble (which feature the Dunai Dancers and the Verkhovyna Choir). Plus, polka dance band Trembita is back by popular demand.
 
The majority of this two day event is free, but there are some events and elements that may require money. Tickets for the Zabava are $50 or $60 at the door. For a full list of activities, events, directions and prices go to www.babasandborshch.ca
 
MIX 107.9 will be on location from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.

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