Media Advisory - YWCA of Calgary to hold annual fundraising event YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES®
Calgary men will take a stand against family violence
CALGARY, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ -
|WHAT:||The YWCA of Calgary (YWCA) is challenging Calgary men to help women and their children walk away from family violence with the annual fundraising event YWCA WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES® on Thursday, September 20, 2012.|
|For the eighth consecutive year, brave Calgary men will step up to the challenge by strapping on a pair of high heels and walking two laps around Olympic Plaza. By registering for the event, participants are taking a stand against family violence and raising money to support the work the YWCA does to help women and their children thrive in a safe environment. Money raised supports all aspects of the work the YWCA does to break the cycle of family violence.|
Sue Tomney, CEO, YWCA of Calgary
Derek Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pengrowth
Lisa Simon, Special Events Officer, YWCA of Calgary
Calgary men helping women and their children walk away from family violence
Thursday, September 20, 2012
MEDIA INTERVIEWS: 11:00 a.m.
WALK: 12:00 (noon) p.m.
228 - 8th Avenue SE
SOURCE: YWCA of CalgaryFor further information:
Brookline Public Relations
t: 403-538-5641 ext. 110