The Western Nations Gas Bar – Brandon will be welcoming a crowd to their Grand Opening on Friday, June 24th at 1725 18th Street N, on the North Hill.
The public is welcome to take in the opening ceremony beginning at 11AM with congratulations from representatives of Heritage Co-op, Federated Co-operatives Limited, and Government. Gambler First Nation Chief David Ledoux will be onsite to welcome Guests and share insights on the venture.
“This business is special, it works to unite Gambler First Nation with Brandon, the Province, and Federal Government as well as businesspeople.”, said Chief Ledoux, “Western Nations Gas Bar is a fantastic opportunity for First Nations people who will expand the business and continue building opportunities.”
Regarding the upcoming event, Heritage Co-op General Manager Dennis Laing shared, “Heritage Co-op has been looking forward to this moment since the conversations started with Gambler First Nation several years ago. Three months after opening the doors, we are happy to see the community officially welcomed for the Grand Opening. We are proud to offer Management services for this Western Nations Gas Bar, and of our continued partnership with Gambler First Nation in this endeavor.”
Following the opening ceremony and speeches, the ribbon cutting is set to take place at 11:45AM followed by a free barbecue for all in attendance. Coffee, Tea, Big Cools and Twist Ice Cream will be free all day for Guests and visitors. Food Trucks will be on site starting at 2PM for Guests to purchase from, and artists featured in-store have been invited to show off and sell their wares in the evening.