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The Niverville Clippers (HTJHL) 2014-2015 Wade Kehler, Studio 479

The Niverville Junior Clippers hockey program is being recognized by Imagine Mental Health Matters for their contributions in raising awareness and sending the message across southeastern Manitoba to slash the negative stigma that is often attached to mental illness. The campaign has been largely successful, generating positive, open-minded discussions among players, staff, and the Hanover Tache Junior Hockey League (HTJHL) fanbase.  

The partnership with the Niverville Clippers was a natural fit as it has been Imagine’s goal to reach a broader demographic, recognizing that de-stigmatizing mental health begins with educating young people.

Please join us in recognizing the Niverville Clippers for their volunteerism, patronage, and continued support of Imagine’s mental health responsiveness initiatives.

The Town of Niverville is home to the annual Imagine Run where individuals race to draw attention to suicide prevention and concerns surrounding mental health. Proceeds from the event go to Imagine and Eden Health Care Services. This year, the Imagine Run will take place September 26, offering a 5K walk/run and a 10K run.

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