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Ward 8 - Ron Brown Phone: (204) 728 - 8385

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Councillor Ron Brown

I was born in Brandon on January 5, 1950 to James and Audrey Brown. I am from a large family of 9 kids. I have grown up in the South End area and attended George Fitton, McLaren and Harrison High School.

I have worked since the age of 8 years such as delivering Star weekly, Brandon Sun, dug gardens, shoveled snow, shoveled coal and several years at Green Acres Drive Inn Theatre. I have been with Behlen 43 years. I did leave Behlen for 1 year and opened Papa Ron’s New & Used Furniture in the downtown area. I also left Behlen for 1 year to work for Safeway and Cross Country Publications. Both times I was asked to return to Behlen.

I am now honored to be a city councillor and look forward to representing our City and Richmond Ward 8.

I am presently married to my wife of 40 plus years. Together we have 3 grown children. These three kids have given us 10 grandchildren.

I have been involved in:

  • Big Brothers in early 1970
  • Coached soccer 2 years boys
  • Couched girls soft ball 8 years
  • President Wheat City Lion’s Club
  • My wife and I have given financially for over 40 years to World Vision

 

Councillor Brown is involved in the following committees, boards, and community organizations:

  • Building Standards Committee
  • Taxi Appeal Committee
  • Brandon General Museum & Archives Board
  • Age Friendly Committee
  • Manitoba Regional Library Board

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