CALGARY, Oct. 5 /CNW/ -
All media are invited to attend.
Location: Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Formal presentation starts at 7:00pm
WHAT: For the Oceans is a fun-filled fundraiser to support the Sea
Shepherd Conservation Society. Hear entertaining tales from the
stars of Animal Planet's Whale Wars, their highest rated show ever
(noted by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 50 Reasons to
Watch TV), and Sharkwater, the award-winning documentary changing
the way the world feels about sharks. Captain Paul Watson and
members of the Sea Shepherd crew will regale us with their nerve-
wracking heroics saving whales and sharks. Guests will enjoy
fabulous appetizers, wonderful silent auction items and live music
by the renowned Chicago Blues group The Matthew Skoller Band.
PHOTO OP: Capt. Paul Watson, Shannon Mann, Kim McCoy and Chris Aultman
Helicopter Pilot will be in attendance
WHERE: Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium, 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009 at 6 p.m.
6 to 7:00 p.m. Doors open, music, food, face painting and silent
7:00 p.m. Kim McCoy, Sea Shepherd's Director of Shark Conservation
provides a sneak preview of the documentary project "Shark Angels"
7:15 p.m. Capt. Paul Watson takes us behind the scenes of "Whale
7:45 p.m. Book signing with Paul Watson and Kim McCoy
8:30 p.m. Silent Auction closes
WHY: This event is organized to support the Sea Shepherd Conservation
Society. Tickets are $100 for adults and $50 for kids, 12 and
For the Oceans, held in land-locked Calgary, is the world's
largest corporate fundraiser in support of this group. Calgarians
have the highest per capita ownership of boat licenses and scuba
certifications in Canada, and therefore care deeply about the
plight of sharks and whales.
The Sea Shepherd is well known for their work with the Costa Rican
government in protecting the nation's shark sanctuaries, as filmed
in the award-winning documentary Sharkwater.
For the Oceans sponsors are DIRTT Environmental Solutions,
CresaPartners and Element Integrated Workplace Solutions.
Representatives from each will be in attendance.
SOURCE FOR THE OCEANS
For further information: For further information: Media contact: Kelly Hyde, (403) 829-8382, firstname.lastname@example.org