HSD Kindergarten Registration

Register Now for the 2019-20 School Year.

Learn More...

The Neufeld Garage was filled with music Saturday evening as The Band RBB and Chris Sawatzky took the stage for the Rockin' For A Reason 3.0 charity concert.

Today House Chair Simone Penner says this is the third annual Rockin' For A Reason concert and all of the money raised goes to Today House and Steinbach Community Outreach. She notes they sold out once again thanks to their generous table sponsors.

2017 04 rockin for reason1The snack table at Rockin' For A Reason 3.0"We raised a total of $15,355 which is amazing, so we share half of those proceeds with outreach due to the generosity of two title sponsors. It is a start to finish theme, from the start when we get a guest at Today House till Outreach finds somewhere to place them it costs approximately $1,000 per person."

She notes the money will help approximately 15 people find a place to live. She notes The Band RBB, who headlined the concert, were actually the ones who came up with the charity concert idea.

Guitarist and Band Spokesperson Steve Neufeld says the band formed around four years ago and they were looking for a place to play when they were presented with an opportunity. He notes they were rehearsing on Main Street in Steinbach when a man walked in and asked if he could listen.

"At the end of the practice we asked him where he was headed and he said he had nowhere to go. He didn't have a place to sleep that night, he hadn't eaten in a couple of days so we fed him, got a hold of Irene Kroeker of Today House and Community Outreach and got him a place to sleep that night and into the outreach program so we thought, you know what if we are going to do an event, we are going to plan it around those two organizations and help them do some fundraising."

Neufeld says The Band RBB has worked with Today House every year since to put on the fundraiser concert. He adds Rockin' For A Reason 3.0 was a big success and thanks all of the sponsors and guests for their amazing generosity.

 

More Local News

Pennwood Hearing Draws Large Crowd Of Residents

The Reeve for the RM of Ste. Anne says council has a tough decision to make regarding a proposed major expansion at Pennwood Dairy. Around 60 residents attended the public hearing last night in Ste.…
rcmp6

Teen In Police Custody Following Steinbach Break And Enter

A teenager from the RM of De Salaberry is in police custody following a break and enter Monday night in Steinbach. Steinbach RCMP were called to an apartment along Loewen Boulevard shortly after nine…

Kleefeld Semi Driver Hits Police Car

Police say they have not yet decided on charges against a 22-year-old male from Kleefeld after he crashed his semi into an RCMP cruiser. It happened Thursday morning on the Trans-Canada highway in…

Car Stolen In Niverville While Being Warmed Up

RCMP report a vehicle was stolen Wednesday morning in Niverville. The 29-year-old female owner of the car told police she had started her car at 9:35 a.m. to let it warm up. When she returned 15…

Police Seek Assistance In Locating Theft Suspects

RCMP have released the photos of two suspects wanted in connection with a theft last November 30th in St. Malo. They were notified at 7:45 that evening that two women had purchased a few items at a…

CN Rail Bridge OK After Mishap

A semi became wedged beneath a railway bridge in Emerson Thursday afternoon. RCMP say it was a case of driver error because the trailer was too tall for the amount of clearance there. Police note…
rcmp40

Thousands Of Dollars In Drywall Tools Stolen

Police say about $2,000 worth of drywall tools have been stolen in Mitchell. RCMP were notified of the theft Thursday and say that it happened either Wednesday or Thursday. The tools were taken from…

Trans-Canada Will Be Down To Single Lane West Of Ste. Anne This Summer

The Trans-Canada Highway from the Highway #12 interchange to Dufresne will be down to one lane each way for most of the summer. Doug Struthers is the Director of Manitoba Infrastructure for the…

"Farm House Meets Modern Country Flair"

The couple that is transforming a former Kleefeld Church building into their home, says this isn't the first time they've attempted this type of outside the box project. Bethany and Kevin Funk…

Smook To Seek Re-Election In Altered Riding

La Verendrye Conservative MLA Dennis Smook has been nominated to run in the next provincial election. The nominating meeting was held Wednesday afternoon in La Broquerie. Smook says he is excited to…

Premier Applauds Steinbach Announcement

Manitoba's Premier has officially announced that Rest Haven personal care home in Steinbach is expanding. Brian Pallister and Health Minister Cameron Friesen each made the trip to Steinbach Thursday…

Pedestrian Rail Crossings Approved In Niverville

The Town of Niverville has been given the green light to install pedestrian crossings over the train tracks at PR 311. Niverville Mayor Myron Dyck says with the new high school set to open on the…

Steinbachonline.com is Steinbach's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Login