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TripleThreat Get Wet for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

2014 08 29 councillors icebucketCouncillors Stew Hennig, Ed Sperling and Sheldon Bossert are about to find themselves on the end of cool shower with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Photo by Tony Stacey

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been sweeping the nation and even Fort Saskatchewan.

Three more Fort Sask City Councillors felt the ice bucket wrath on Friday, August 29th.

Councillors Stewart Hennig, Ed Sperling and Sheldon Bossert lived up to the task and gracefully accepted their fate as they quickly found themselves soaked in ice water.

Now that their ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is complete they have thrown down the gauntlet for others and you can check out those recipients at the tail end of the video below.

The flock will walk on Monday, Sept 1st.

2014 08 29 sheep grazeDon't worry, just like the Terminator the Sheep will be Baaaaaack! Photo by Tony Stacey

It's Sheep Week (August 25th-September 1st)

Unfortunately it's also time once again to bid farewell to our beloved little wooly boos and our four legged lawn mowers.

Well, at least Auggie sticks around all year and represents.

As a way of preparing you for Monday, September 1st I thought I would re-post last year's Sheep Leaving Parade video. Be warned, it may induce tears.

Don't miss out on this Fort Saskatchewan tradition and say farewell to the Sheep for another year. Check out plenty of activities from Legacy Park at 10am and then follow the sheep through the downtown core starting at 11am.

VIDEO: Fun and Laughs at Fort Floors and Decors

2014 08 29 highheelsFalling with style in High Heels. Photo By Fort Floors and Decors

There was fun, laughter, games and important information at Fort Floors and Decors Thursday for their 2nd annual Charity BBQ.

The amount raised hasn't been announced yet but from just the door prizes, closed to $800 was tallied.

Thank you for supporting the event and coming out because all the money raised went to support the Can-Lyme foundation.  One of the staff members from Fort Floors and Decors has Lyme disease, a disease that is in Alberta but not many people know about.

Shelley and Niki from Fort Floors and Decors were on the morning show this week to talk about it and how to prevent it. 

Shelley explains what is Lyme Disease.

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Niki shared some simple ways you can prevent Lyme Disease.

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You can learn more about Lyme Disease online at www.canlyme.com.

As part of the fun of the day, Niki and Shelley had me in Pink High Heels again!  If you don't remember what happened last year, you can find out here.

This year.....well.......the video will show it all.

Next year I'll get!


Enjoy the RCMP Musical Ride on Sept 1st

2014 07 24 karl hauch RCMP mrMayor Karl Hauch would love to see you in Bruderheim for the RCMP Musical Ride. Photo by Tony Stacey

Saddle up.

The RCMP Musical Ride is just days away from taking to the Agricultural Grounds in Bruderheim, Alberta on Monday, September 1st.

Bring the family out for this amazing event and show up early for pre-ride activities, food and so much more. There will be 50/50 tickets and entertainment from the Dare Devil Divas and 4H Rain Riders. Concessions will be also be available to satisfy your munchies.

Access to the grounds open at 12pm with pre-show activities starting at 1pm. The Musical Ride will get underway at 2pm.

Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to see one of Canada's best attractions. It will be filled with amazing formations, fantastic music and display the amazing relationship of power, grace and friendships built between active RCMP Members and their dazzling horses.

Tickets available from the Town Office in Bruderheim or Town Office in Lamont. Tickets also available at the main gate. $10 each and free admission for children 12 and under.

Keep a look out for the Mix 107 Community Cruiser with Chris MacIntyre. He will be on location and hopes to see you there.

For more info go to www.bruderheim.ca

VIDEO:Behind the scenes at The Funky Mango Food Truck

2014 08 26 burger perfectionYum...Andrew holds up a Tony Bologny Burger. See the T in the bun? Tastes great and it will fill you up. Photo by Tony Stacey

Conquer your appetite with the Tony Bologny Burger from the Funky Mango Food Truck.

Yes, it is a massive burger for those with massive appetites and a hankering for fried bologna.

If you are from the East Coast like I am (Newfoundland and Labrador to be exact), you may have grown up eating a fare share of fried bologna.

During a conversation with Maxine and Harold at the Funky Mango Food Truck I started to talk about bologna and how I thought it might be good perched upon one of their delicious burgers and so the idea was born.

The Tony Bologny Burger is a homemade ground beef burger patty topped with thick mozzarella cheese, a large slice of fried bologna, covered in caramelized onions, lathered in garlic aioli sauce on a pretzel baked bun. Yes...it is delicious and very filling.

The Funky Mango wraps up their regular season food truck operation this Friday (August 29th) so don't hold out if you want to order this burger. If you become a fan and want to see it as a special menu item for next season let Maxine and Harold know. It might just become the Tony Bologny Burger Tuesday Special.

Let them know via Twitter @funkymango11

Here is a video of Harold and I cooking up some Tony Bologny Burgers. His looked better than mine but I'm pretty sure they both tasted awesome!

Special thanks to Harold and Maxine for inviting over to put this together. We had a blast and we left with the tanks full. I still think it's really cool to have a burger inspired and named after me.

Also thanks to Andrew for coming along and doing a great job on capturing it all on video.

2014 08 26 tony bologny burgersTony (left) and Andrew enjoying their Tony Bologny Burgers. Only a few days left to dig in. Photo by Harold Reichstein.

Text in to Win with Sheep Week

2014 08 25 sheep weekThese 3 adorable sheep are waiting for a new home. Will you be one of the winners! Photo by Tony Stacey

Are EWE Ready?

From August 25th to September 1st, Fort Saskatchewan celebrates sheep with Sheep Week.

Since 1992 our beloved Sheep have quickly grown into a city trademark and attraction. So big in fact that we even have an amazing sheep mascot named Auggie and people from all over come to see the flock as they gather throughtout the summer months and knaw down the grass in various areas around the Fort Sask Museum and Historic Site.

To celebrate Sheep Week, Mix 107/fortsaskonline wants to find some loving homes for the 3 little sheep that have been hanging out at the station.

Here is how to WIN!

Simply text us at 780 996 6704 with your first name and "Sheep Week" and we will enter you into the draws for 1 of the 3 Sheep.

Draws to take place on the morning of Tuesday, Sept 2nd. Check our Facebook (Mix 107.9FM) or listen in to see if your name is drawn.

Special thanks to the City of Fort Sask for donating the cute little sheep. They make great prizes and even better cuddle friends.

Friday Office Dance Song

Friday's office Dance song is featuring Musicians that started in a band but then moved into a solo career. 

So your choices on that theme are:

Destiny's Child------Independent Women Part 1


Beyonce------Single Ladies

You decide what song becomes the Friday Office Dance song.  Vote on Facebook, Twitter using #DanceFS, call 780-998-1079 or text 780-996-6704

Final FREE Food Wednesday Winner

2014 08 27 rosscreekRoss Creek Dental Office are the final winners of the Free Food giveaway from the Funky Mango Food Truck. Photo By Andew Nakonechny

Wednesday's are Fantastic for a couple of reasons.  It's only a few more days until the weekend and its the Funky Mango Food Truck FREE Food giveaway!

We delivered the final Free Food Giveaway for the summer to the staff at the Ross Creek Dental office.

Shannon sent in this nomination:

Hey Andrew, I am sending in a nomination for the Funky Mango. I work in a dental office with the funnest group of girls ever. With eight girls you’d expect some friction- but we all have the greatest respect for one another and can all call each other friends.  They are a hard working group and deserve a yummy lunch at the Mango.

Shannon J

Thanks Shannon and I hope you and the rest of the staff enjoyed your Free Lunch.

Also a big thank you to the Funky Mango food Truck for a great summer season of Food.  You still have time to see them this week until Friday on 103rd street downtown Fort Saskatchewan.  Try the new creations, the Tony Bolonga Burger (Inspired by Tony Stacey) or the Cream of Garlic Soup----Inspired by yours truly.

Ryan's Ice Bucket Challenge

I was hoping I'd get nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and yesterday Jennifer from Associated Telecom gave me the nod.

I have actually been quite aware of the disease for several years and have made a couple small donations when I could. One of my favorite guitar players, Jason Becker, was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease in 1991 and was told he only had a few years to live. Now, in 2014 Jason Becker is still writing music with his eyes through a special computer program, all of which could blow most artists nowadays out of the water.

I was happy to be nominated and made sure to ask for extra ice!

Remember any donation is a HUGE help and you can make one at als.ca.

Win Tickets to the Eskimos vs Stamps

2014 08 26 eskimosEdmonton Eskimos next Home game is Saturday, September 6 against the Calgary Stampeders. Photo By Tony Stacey

It's going to be a huge game!

The rematch of the Labour Day Classic against the Calgary Stampeders happens Saturday, September 6th at Commonwealth Stadium. 

The Sawmill Prime Rib and Steakhouse already has a sold out fan bus except for 2 empty seats which you could fill!

We have a pair of tickets for you to win, along with seats on the Fan bus leaving the Fort Saskatchewan Sawmill Prime Rib and Steakhouse. 

Next Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:45am, we'll ask you what is the Eskimos Pre-game meal from the Sawmill from the video below......and you'll win!!!

Good Luck and GO ESKS!!!!

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