Packers Plus and Calgary Flames support Canada Military Families

CALGARY, April 6, 2015 /CNW/ - In partnership with Calgary Flames forward, Joe Colborne, and the Colborne's Forces initiative, Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. presented a $25,000 donation to the Calgary Military Family Resource Centre (CMFRC).

Dan Themig, Packers Plus President & CEO, along with Joe Colborne, presented the donation to the CMFRC on Monday, April 6. Mr. Themig said, "Packers Plus is proud to have partnered with Joe Colborne and the Calgary Flames for Colborne's Forces. We're honoured to support our men and women in uniform and their families."

For every point recorded by Colborne throughout the 2014/2015 hockey season, Packers Plus added to the donation amount. Colborne also donated Calgary Flames home game tickets to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for the entire hockey season. At select home games, CAF members and their families were recognized with a salute from fans and from Packers Plus. They were also able to meet Joe after the game.

The CMFRC is a non-profit organization run by a volunteer Board of Directors and supports families of CAF members within Calgary and Southern Alberta. Their programs include support and intervention services, family events, family separation and reunification support, counselling, crisis intervention, youth programs and more.

To learn more about Packers Plus' community giving programs, visit www.packersplus.com.

About Packers Plus
Packers Plus is an innovator of multi-stage completion systems and an industry leader in designing and manufacturing solutions for a variety of completion challenges. The privately held company, based in Canada, has run over 15,000 completion systems, accounting for over 224,000 fracture stages since it started operations in 2000. Today, Packers Plus has employees in 32 offices in Canada, the United States and internationally to maintain an influential role in key markets. The company has stayed true to its roots—an innovative company with a focused niche, enabling it to be one of the best in the industry.

SOURCE Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.

Image with caption: "Packers Plus President & CEO, Dan Themig (right) and Calgary Flames forward, Joe Colborne (centre), present their donation to Col. Charles Hamel (left) of the Calgary Military Family Resource Centre. (CNW Group/Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150406_C7539_PHOTO_EN_13946.jpg

For further information: Lori Crawford, Director, Marketing & Communications, Packers Plus Energy Services Inc., Phone: +1 (587) 293-2034 | Cell: +1 (403) 807-7559 lori.crawford@packersplus.com

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