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Wheat Kings, Christie's Office Plus Launch Game Changer Award

September 30, 2021 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Brandon Wheat Kings News Release

Brandon, MB - The Brandon Wheat Kings in partnership with Christie's Office Plus are proud to launch a new "Game Changer" community award, paying homage to Western Manitoba teachers and educators.

Wheat Kings fans can nominate a teacher or educator who they feel goes above and beyond in the name of education. Every month during the season, one lucky winner will win a prize package including a pair of Wheat King tickets, a replica jersey, and a $250 prize package from Christie's Office Plus.

"One of our staff had the idea of honoring an exceptional teacher or educator somehow," said Cheryl Filipchuk, Marketing Coordinator for Christie's Office Plus. "We are happy to partner with the Wheat Kings to make this happen."

In addition to the prize pack, the monthly winner will be welcomed and acknowledged at the Wheat Kings game of their choice!

Starting Monday, October 4th, fans will see a "Game Changers" tab at, this link will take you to an online form that can be filled out describing your nominee for "Game Changer of the Month."

"We are proud to partner with a long-time supporter of not only the Wheat Kings but the City of Brandon," said Wheat Kings Director of Strategic Marketing Branden Crowe. "Teachers in our community have had to navigate a long winding road through the pandemic and this is a great chance to show them that the community is behind their efforts!"

Fans can also submit nominations by sending an email to

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