Western Canada Pond Hockey Championships Announce Event Charities Calgary, AB - The Western Canada Pond Hockey Championships is pleased to announce their charities of choice for the 2018 event;
the Children’s Cottage and the Veteran’s Food Bank of Calgary. ”As the NEW Veterans Food Bank of Calgary, we are overjoyed to be chosen to be one of the recipients of this event and the proceeds will go a long way to provide a safety net for our veterans.” stated Allan Reid, President of the Veteran’s Food Bank. The event will take place December 27 - 29, 2018 on the lake in Chestermere, AB and is expected to have over 200 teams participating in all ages and levels. “We need to ensure that a portion of the funds raised go back into the community,” spoke Alex Halat, Co-Chair of the event. “Giving back to into the community is needed in we want and feel the need to help.”
Registration is now open for all teams by visiting the website at www.wcpondhockey.ca
About the Children’s Cottage http://childrenscottage.ab.ca Since 1986 The Children’s Cottage Society has been dedicated to preventing harm and neglect to children and building strong families through support services, respite programs and crisis nurseries. We are a recognized leader in providing effective programs and services to help ensure Safe Children in Healthy Families.
About the Veteran’s Food Bank of Calgary - www.theveteransfoodbankofcalgary.ca Recent closure of the only Legion food bank a new band of volunteers came forward to open up their doors for veterans in need. Their motto to who they serve is very impactful. “You stood for us, now it is our turn, to stand up for what is right.” -##-