|By Marketwired .||
|October 22, 2013 11:22 AM EDT||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/13 --
WHAT Since 1998, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) has held an annual fundraising event, which over time has become one of Calgary's most popular networking events in the year. This year's theme, a "Half-Time Show" reflects the Calgary community being in the second half of the 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness. Now more than ever, we must keep the momentum of ending homelessness going. WHO Attendees at this season's tailgate party represent all levels of government, business leaders, non-profit agencies, philanthropists, volunteers and the faith communities. - The Honourable Alison Redford, Premier of Alberta - The Honourable David Hancock, Minister of Human Services - The Honourable Jonathan Denis, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General - Chris Seasons, President Devon Canada - Alan Norris, Board Chair, CHF and President Brookfield Residential - Dr. John Rook, President and CEO, CHF The Foundation would like to thank the Champion Sponsor, Devon Canada, as well as Touchdown Sponsors Arc Resources Ltd., Boardwalk Rental Communities, BP Canada Energy Group, Brookfield Residential, Canadian Oil Sands, Cenovus Energy and Matco Investments. WHERE/WHEN Red and White Club McMahon Stadium 187 Crowchild Tr. NW, Calgary Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Free Parking Formal program (5:45 to 6:00 p.m.) Emcee'd by Bruce "Tuna" Covernton, former Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman - Greetings Premier Alison Redford - Chris Seasons, President Devon Canada - Dr. John Rook on behalf of CHF ABOUT The Calgary Homeless Foundation leads the implementation of Calgary's 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness in partnership with the many homeless-serving agencies, the private sector, our government partners, the faith community, other foundations and all Calgarians to end homelessness in Calgary once and for all. For more information, visit calgaryhomeless.com.