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Looking for Media personalities to participate in Woman2Warrior Calgary

May 07, 2016




MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

May 7, 2015



Woman2Warrior Calgary is looking for media personalities
to participate in an exciting new event!

Calgary AB- Media personalities wanted to participate in the 2015 WOMAN2WARRIOR Calgary, a women’s only charity obstacle adventure race benefiting Easter Seals Alberta and Children's Hospital Aid Society on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at SAIT and Riley Park - 1301 16th Ave NW, Calgary.

Woman2Warrior Calgary is a non-timed run covering about 5 km of trails, and terrain. The course features obstacles to test your strength, agility, balance, and sense of adventure. You may enter as an individual or as a team, but each person must raise a minimum $300 to participate. There will be awards & prizes for the top overall fundraisers and costumes. Recruit the support of friends, family and coworkers to help you reach your fundraising goal.

By participating in Woman2Warrior Calgary you’ll be helping kids with disabilities and special needs by supporting Easter Seals Alberta and Children's Hospital Aid Society.

Media personalities can register for FREE and there is a top fundraising prize for media!
 Register online at
www.calgary.woman2warrior.ca

Event Details

Who: Easter Seals Alberta and Children's Hospital Aid Society

What: Woman2Warrior Calgary, a women’s only charity obstacle adventure race

When: May 30th, starting at 8:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the day

Where: SAIT and Riley Park, Calgary, Alberta

Why: To help kids with disabilities and special needs by supporting Easter Seals Alberta and Children's Hospital Aid Society.

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About Easter Seals Alberta

Easter Seals Alberta is a non-profit organization that has been serving Albertans since 1951. Our mission is to provide services that foster inclusion, independence and recreation for individuals with disabilities and medical conditions. Our vision includes Inspiring Potential, Building Community, and Enriching Lives. Easter Seals Alberta also funds disability solutions through financial assistance, summer camp, research, advocacy, and public and consumer education. For more information, please visit www.easterseals.ab.ca.   

About CHAS

Children’s Hospital Aid Society (CHAS) is a volunteer-based charitable organization of 75 women that has been raising funds in Calgary since 1908. CHAS funds programs, services and research projects for the Alberta Children’s Hospital and hosts an annual Easter Party for children and their families at the hospital. CHAS also supports community agencies that are working to positively impact the lives of children. In the last 17 years alone, CHAS has raised $4.8 million to fulfill its mandate to improve the health and well-being of children and young adults in Calgary through Caring, Helping, Assisting and Serving. For more information, please visit www.chascalgary.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Jamie Anderson                                          Murlyne Fong
Events Manager                                         Children's Hospital Aid Society

Easter Seals Alberta                                    403-978-3052

Phone: 403-235-5662 Ext. 211                    W2W.alberta@gmail.com

jess@easterseals.ab.ca                       www.chascalgary.ca 

www.easterseals.ab.ca


Stephanie Rösch

Director, Public Relations

Easter Seals Alberta

Phone: 403-235-5662 Ext. 219

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www.easterseals.ab.ca

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