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:


4th Annual

Sprint into Summer



When: Friday, May 27, 2016

Where: Pierson Firehall, Pierson, MB

Format: 5K/10K walk/run

5:00 pm On-site registration

6:00 pm Walk/run Start

Evening BBQ will follow - FREE to all participants.

Website: http://www.hscevents.ca/sprintintosummer

Contact: Terri Alphonso, Tel: 306-339-7990; E-mail: leeterri@hotmail.com

or Cindy Horrigan Tel: 306-482-8151; E-mail: cindy@goodlandsenviro.com







When: Saturday, June 4, 2016

Where: Assiniboine Park Conservatory Area, Winnipeg

Format: 5k Fun Walk/Run; 10K Fun Run

8:30 am On-site registration

9:30 am Walk/Run Start  

10:30 - 11:30 am - Hot breakfast sponsored by Smitty's

All participants will receive a cureHD cotton t-shirt.
Raise $100 in pledges, get your registration fee refunded.
Raise $300 in pledges, get your registration fee refunded and a free teamHD gym bag.
Entry Fees (before/after May 27): Individual $20/$25; Family $35/$45

Website for Registration and Online Pledging at: www.hscevents.ca/WinnipegWalk


For more information, call 204-694-1779 or send email now.




20th Annual






When: Sunday, June 5, 2016

Where: Glen Lea Golf Course, Brandon

Format: 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.



Going the Distance 4 HD




When: August 24-28, 2016

Where: non-stop from Swift Current, Sask. to Brandon, Manitoba

Who: Bert Blackbird will accomplish this amazing feat, a distance of 600 km!

He is hoping to accomplish this in 90 hours!

Show your support at http://bit.ly/1LserCA




Huntington Indy




When: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Where: Thunder Rapids Fun Park, Headingley

It's a great event with lots of actions and prizes. This our 21st Annual HD Indy - help us make it a great one!

Event website coming soon.

Check back for more information or send 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 mbenjamin@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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The Huntington Society of Canada in Manitoba is proud to be part of the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD) Self-Help Clearinghouse