Big names in the Battlefords

Several notable individuals made stops in the Battlefords in 2016. Here is a rundown of some of those interesting personalities.

Ricky Forbes, one of the "Tornado Hunters,” visited Battlefords-area schools in January with his "Flash" storm-chase vehicle, teaching students the finer points about tornadoes and severe weather.

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Brett Wilson returned to the Battlefords to give the keynote speech at graduation ceremonies for North West College.

Entrepreneur Sheldon Gardiner was the guest speaker at Living Sky School Division's Student Hall of Fame banquet in June.

Greg Wood, the Enter-Trainer, brought his magic tricks and inspiring message to the Battlefords in the fall.

Comedian Bobby Henline returned to the Battlefords for the fundraiser in support of Wounded Warriors Weekend.

George Canyon also performed in support of Wounded Warriors Weekend in November.

Amanda Guthrie, from the Battlefords and now with OUTSaskatoon, spoke about inclusion in her Small Business Week presentation at the Chamber of Commerce in October.

Raw food chef Chris Kendall brought his passion for 100 per cent raw food to Blend in September.

A number of performers made their way to the Battlefords in 2016: those included comedian Tom Green, country music artist Michelle Wright and The Amazing Kreskin.

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