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This photo is of the first Dinner on the Bridge in Riverton, Manitoba. It was modeled after Winnipeg's "Dinner for 1200" and organized and put on by the Djorfung Ladies Aid. The town's picturesque walking bridge that crosses the Icelandic River was damaged beyond repair due to flooding in the spring of 2011-the fourth bridge in 120 years to be wiped out by a flood. A new bridge was designed and built, and unveiled in 2012. It is a beautiful piece of architecture for the town of just under 600 with LED lights that provide a peaceful glow at night.
There is a second Dinner on the Bridge being planned for early fall to support furnishing a student study room in the Riverton Collegiate, the local high school. At that time of year the beautiful lighting will profile the event and highlight the bridge in a truly grand style.