Welcome to the Huntington Society of Manitoba Website

This site reflects the work of the Huntington Society of Canada in Manitoba through its volunteer chapters as well as its Individual and Family Services program.



Manitoba Events:


3nd Annual

Sprint into Summer



When: Saturday, June 6, 2015

Where: Pierson Community Hall, Pierson, MB

Events: 10K/5k walk/run

5:00 pm On-site registration

6:00 pm Run/walk Start

8:00 pm Evening BBQ and Family Dance with live band - FREE to all participants.

Check out the event website for details, to register or to sponsor.

Contact: Terri Alphonso, Tel: 204-634-2300; or Cindy Horrigan (204-482-8151)








When: Saturday, June 6, 2015

Where: Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg Conservatory Area

Format: Family oriented Walk/Run event: 5k Fun Walk/Run; 10K Fun Run

8:00 am On-site registration

9:30 am Run/Walk Start  

Hot Breakfast -10:00 - 11:30 am

at Conservatory Area; FREE to all participants

Check out the event website for details, to register, or to sponsor.

Need more information? email now.

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When: Sunday, June 7, 2015

Where: Glen Lea Golf Course, Brandon

Two person best ball, 3 divisions - mens/ladies/mixed

12 Noon shotgun start!

More info coming soon.

Contact Sandy Harrison at Tel: 204-726-8323 or email.




Bert's Run




When: June 12-14, 2015

Where: Regina, Sask. to Brandon, Manitoba

Who: Bert Blackbird will accomplish this amazing feat!

More info coming soon.

Contact Sandy Harrison at Tel: 204-726-8323 or email.




Huntington Indy




When: Sunday, September 13, 2015

Where: Thunder Rapids Fun Park, Headingley

It's a great event with lots of actions and prizes. This our 20th Annual HD Indy - help us make it a great one!


Check back for more information or email now.



HD Support Group

The HD Support Group provides the opportunity to meet others, share coping and problem-solving strategies, exchange information about HD and resources, and mutually support each other. The group is open to individuals with HD, family caregivers, people at risk for HD and other family members. The group meets from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, in room 202, 825 Sherbrook Street. Please call (204) 772-4617 or email sfunk@huntingtonsociety.ca for more information. 



Brandon Support Worker

Meg McConkey is the Individual and Family Services Support Worker for Brandon and the surrounding area.  Meg is an experienced social worker who has lived and worked in Brandon for many years. You may contact her by calling (204) 728-2449 and leaving a message or E-mail at






Newly Diagnosed or Looking for Support?

Please click here for information on Individual and Family Services.



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Please click here to visit the the Huntington Society of Canada website.

The Huntington Society of Canada in Manitoba is proud to be part of the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Self-Help Clearinghouse