GUELPH, ON, June 27, 2011 /CNW/ - The Co-operators has committed $50,000
as the title sponsor of the Concert for Hope, to help raise funds for
the residents of Slave Lake. Work is ongoing to rebuild the city after
devastating wildfires destroyed more than one third of the town.
The Concert for Hope will take place from June 30 to July 2 at Wide
Water Complex, just west of the Town of Slave Lake. Tickets are on sale
now and can be purchased at www.slavelakeaid.com. Slave Lake Red Cross-listed evacuees and anyone directly affected by
the fires will be offered free wristbands for the concert. All funds
raised from the three day festival will be donated to the Slave Lake
"This concert will bring together the people of Slave Lake with all of
those who have been working tirelessly to help get them back on their
feet," says Sherry Watty, The Co-operators Agent in Slave Lake. "Slave
Lake is a strong and resilient community and this concert will raise
funds and further the healing process for this community."
The music festival is bringing together a broad mix of artists from all
over Alberta, across Canada and the UK, including multiple Juno award
winners, music icons, local and aboriginal talent and country stars.
Confirmed performers include The Stampeders, Nazareth, Susan Aglukark,
Ashley MacIsaac, and Charlie Major among many others. All performers
have generously volunteered their talents in support of Slave Lake.
For more information on The Concert for Hope, including tickets, site
information and the full artist line-up go to www.slavelakeaid.com.
About The Co-operators:
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian-owned co-operative with
more than $40 billion in assets under administration. Through its group
of companies it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and
farm insurance, as well as investment products. The Co-operators is
well known for its community involvement and its commitment to
sustainability. The Co-operators is ranked #1 among the 50 Best
Corporate Citizens in Canada by Corporate Knights, and listed among the
50 Best Employers in Canada. For more information visit www.cooperators.ca.
SOURCE The Co-operators
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