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The Royal Purple Association marks the month of March as Brain Awareness month. The awareness campaign kicked off on Feb. 28, 2017 at the Prince Albert Inn.
The Royal Purple Association marks the month of March as Brain Awareness month. The awareness campaign kicked off on Feb. 28, 2017 at the Prince Albert Inn. Bryan Eneas/paNOW.com

Saskatchewan Royal Purple Association kicks off brain awareness month

By Bryan Eneas
February 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

People decked out in purple swarmed into a Prince Albert hotel today to raise help raise awareness about an issue close to their hearts.

March is brain awareness month; the Royal Purple Association kicked off events by bringing their membership together from around Saskatchewan.

Joseph "Augie" Merasty was living on the streets of Prince Albert when he penned "The Education of Augie Merasty," a memoir released in 2015.
Joseph "Augie" Merasty was living on the streets of Prince Albert when he penned "The Education of Augie Merasty," a memoir released in 2015. submitted photo/University of Regina Press

Sask. residential school survivor, author Augie Merasty dies at 87

By CKOM News Staff
February 28, 2017 - 3:31pm

A residential school survivor who found a measure of fame late in his life has died.
 
Joseph "Augie" Merasty was living on the streets of Prince Albert when he penned The Education of Augie Merasty, a memoir released in 2015.
 

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