BDNMB.Ca has learned that a worldwide health food franchise, freshii, is targeting setting up shop in Brandon. Freshii is a Canadian fast-casual restaurant that serves burritos, wraps, soups, salads and frozen yogurt featuring fast, custom-built fresh ingredients. Local franchisee Tyler Henry tells bdnmb.ca that he is excited to get going, and has been waiting to hear word about a definite location for this new venture. There are currently ten locations scattered throughout Winnipeg.
MTS Connect Store Now a Telus Location
The MTS Connect Store in the Brandon Shoppers Mall officially made the transition to a Telus store today. The move comes as part of Bell’s acquisition of MTS, which was finalized back in March. As part of the arrangement Bell announced it would distribute approximately 100,000 MTS wireless customers and 15 stores to Telus as part of the deal.
New Chair for 2017 United Way Campaign
Scott Hlady has been named the new Campaign Chair for the United Way of Brandon for 2017. Scott is a former member of the Western Hockey League’s Wheat Kings and a Brandon University graduate. He currently is employed at the Murray Auto Centre as a GM Pro Certified Sales Associate and has also spent the last 4 seasons as the Wheat Kings’ Equipment Manager. As president of the BIRT Cup Scott has played a key role in raising over $40,000 for that organization.