CALGARY, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ -Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust ("BEI.UN" – TSX)
Boardwalk Rental Communities ("Boardwalk") is proud to announce, for the third consecutive year, their Platinum Sponsorship of We Day Alberta. We Day is an event held to empower and inspire youth to bring a positive change in their local and global communities that features speeches and performances from public figures, global leaders and social activists.
In addition to being a Platinum Sponsor, Boardwalk offered the children of their Resident Members the opportunity to attend the event by completing a short entry that includes what community means to them and how they give back to community locally, nationally or globally. This event will be an great experience for the children and will take place in Calgary at the Scotiabank Saddledome on November 3, 2014.
Boardwalk strongly believes in building better communities and is excited to be part of an event that motivates youth to do the same. "Guided by our Golden Vision to Love Community, Boardwalk is committed to making a meaningful difference in our local communities and across Canada by ensuring our youth today are inspired to create positive change", said Sam Kolias, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Boardwalk Rental Communities.
Rob Geremia, President of Boardwalk Rental Communities, added: "This is an opportunity to celebrate the marvelous achievements that youth across the province are making on causes they care about. We are incredibly proud to partner with Free The Children in presenting We Day Alberta."
We Day Alberta is an initiative of Free The Children. For more information, visit www.weday.com.
About Boardwalk REIT
Boardwalk REIT is Canada's friendliest landlord and currently owns and operates more than 220 properties with 34,652 residential units, totaling over 29 million net rentable square feet. Boardwalk's principal objectives are to provide its Residents with the best quality communities and superior customer service, while providing Unitholders with sustainable monthly cash distributions, and increase the value of its Trust Units through selective acquisition, disposition, development and effective management of its residential multi-family communities. Boardwalk REIT is vertically integrated and is Canada's leading owner/operator of multi-family communities with over 1,500 associates bringing Customers home to properties located in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Quebec.
Additional information about Boardwalk REIT can be found on the Trust's website at www.BoardwalkREIT.com.
SOURCE: Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust
For further information: Media Relations: David McIlveen, Director of Community Development, 403-531-9255, [email protected]; Investor Relations: James Ha , Director of Mortgage and Finance, 403-531-9255, [email protected]