It was another great and successful year for SSCOPE and Rockin’ the Bridge Festival 4 Mental Health on May 24-25 2013.
We are so grateful and blessed by our performers and volunteers and we thank them all for participating, many year after year.
Our goals are limited but realistic: an opportunity for a better conversation with the community about what SSCOPE is and does and whom it serves, and how living with mental health problems can be improved for the individual and society by a real jobs within a supportive environment.
Go to YouTube and view many of the performances from 2013 Rockin’ the Bridge Festival and vote for the most popular and best performers with your Likes. YouTube videos click HERE.
Watch for a SSCOPE CD of songs from performers at the 2013 Festival coming soon.
It’s a week away now and we need more volunteers to help us make our Rockin’ the Bridge event on May 24 & 25th a success.
If you can work a minimum of a 2 hour shift sometime during the day and evening on May 25th or more please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line to read “SSCOPE Volunteer” or call us at 204 987-6300 or 204 987-6303 and indicate your preference for shift times. Shifts start at 7:30 am on Saturday morning with the last shift ending at 10:00 pm Saturday evening. On Friday shifts starts at 6:00 pm and the last shift ends at 10:00 pm
Benefits for your volunteering: Priceless!
Great Music, Great Food, Great People, Great Feel Goods
It’s all at 1466 Arlington St, between Burrows and Magnus
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Troy Westwood, former Winnipeg Blue Bomber, also known as Little Hawk in performances, and now a radio host at Sports1290 in Winnipeg, has committed to supporting SSCOPE’s Festival4MentalHealth and is our first announcement for new performers in 2013. He will also serve as a celebrity M.C. for our 2013.
Troy Westwood, Little Hawk
SSCOPE also announced that Mark David Stallard, is returning as a Performer for the event, and has agreed to act as a Performers’ representative and spokesperson for interviews and talk shows in promoting the 2013 event and the SSCOPE cause. Stallard is a Winnipeg singer-songwriter who has performed several times on the SSCOPE Treasures Stage.
Mark David Stallard
The Festival, also know as Rockin’ the Bridge for the North End Street Festival portion, will be held from May 24-26 in downtown and at 1466 Arlington St.
SSCOPE’s Festival4MentalHealth May 24-26, also known and marketed as Rockin’ the Bridge, has received is first sponsor committment for 2013.
The Assiniboine Credit Union has confirmed sponsorship support for the fourth consecutive year this past week for Winnipeg’s first summer festival of the year. The event involves great music, food and events over the weekend all for increased awareness of mental health issues, and SSCOPE’s work, with everyone donating their services and time to the cause.
“The Assiniboine Credit Union has been working with us for a number of years and we are pleased they see fit to continue to support our Festival and the concept of bring the community together to enjoy great music and experiences in the interest of reducing the stigma about mental health. They are one of Winnipeg’s leading corporate and business citizens in our minds, and really walk the talk,” said Bob Rempel, Executive Director of SSCOPE.
This year’s event will be held both at downtown locations and and at 1466 Arlington St., both indoors and outdoors as a Street Festival.
More volunteers and additional performers are needed and welcomed as we grow, said Rempel, and they should contact the Festival’s co-ordinator at 204 987-63000 or email “email@example.com
More announcements of additional sponsors and performers will be made in the next few weeks, including a possible title sponsor, said Rempel, as more support for mental health discussion and services is evident in the interest we see from businesses and community organizations.