MONTREAL, May 9 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of its ongoing commitment to
Canadian arts and culture, Aeroplan is pleased to announce that it has
joined forces with Culture Days as a Visionary Partner. Culture Days is
a collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness,
accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural
life of their communities. A national Steering Committee alongside
provincial committees mobilize at the grassroots level to implement
annual province-wide public participation events that take place across
Canada between September 30 - October 2, 2011.
As a Visionary Partner, Aeroplan will help facilitate the exchange
between Canadians and encourage them to share their personal stories
"Culture is all about sharing ideas, passions and stories and Culture
Days allows Canadians to discover free interactive activities that
invite the public to participate and learn about the world of artists,
creators and designers at work in everything from music to visual arts
in their community," said David Klein, Vice President, Marketing,
Aeroplan. "Aeroplan is proud to be a supporter of this initiative and
we hope that these events will inspire our members and Canadians to
join us in celebrating arts and cultures in communities from coast to
"We are thrilled to have Aeroplan join the Culture Days movement this
year as a National Visionary Partner," said Antoni Cimolino, Chair of
Culture Days' national Steering Committee and General Director of
Stratford Shakespeare Festival. "The strong and on-going support of our
corporate leaders is critical in further enabling arts and culture to
continue playing a vital role in the lives of Canadians across the
Aeroplan, an enthusiastic patron of the arts and one that is committed
to raising the awareness of Canadian artists in Canada and abroad, has
sponsored several Canadian cultural organizations over the last few
years including most recently the 2011 Juno Awards, Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà, The Grange Prize in partnership with The Art Gallery of
Ontario, Flash Forward Festival, The Business for the Arts Award,
Luminato and the Canadian representatives of the Venice Biennale.
For more information about Culture Days, please visit: www.culturedays.ca.
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Groupe
Aeroplan Inc., a global leader in loyalty management.
Aeroplan's millions of members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing
network of over 75 world-class partners, representing more than 150
brands in the financial, retail, and travel sectors.
In 2010, over 2 million rewards were issued to members including more
than 1.3 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance carriers which
offer travel to more than 1,000 destinations worldwide. In addition to
flights, members also have access to over 800 exciting specialty,
merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.
For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan.com or www.groupeaeroplan.com.
SOURCE AEROPLAN CANADA INC.
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