BRANDON, MB, Jan. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - 4-H, one of Canada's longest running and most respected youth organizations is marking 100 years in 2013. 4-H in Canada began in Roland, Manitoba.
In June 2011, 4-H Canada announced Enbridge Pipelines Inc. (Enbridge) as the new national sponsor for its anniversary celebrations.
|As part of the countdown to 2013, 4-H organizers are holding a media awareness event at Manitoba Ag Days in Brandon, MB. Representatives from 4-H, Enbridge and the Government of Manitoba will be on hand.|
|Rob Black, President, 4-H Canada Council|
|Lyle Neis, Director, Aboriginal and Stakeholder Relations, Enbridge Pipelines, Inc.|
|The Honourable Ron Kostyshyn, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives|
|Trevor Carlson, President, 4-H Manitoba Council|
|Tuesday January 17, 2012|
|11:00 AM CST|
|UCT Room, 4-H display booth|
|Brandon Keystone Centre|
Minister Kostyshyn will race Grade 7 4-H member Myles Adamchuck in a large-scale cube puzzle, a part of the 4-H display booth.
About 4-H in Canada
One of the country's longest-running and most respected youth organizations, 4-H allows Canadian youth to explore, learn and discover, while expanding their horizons. In 2013, 4-H will celebrate its 100th Anniversary, and 100 years of creating leaders across Canada. More than 8,000 trained volunteer leaders help more than 26,000 4-H members develop self-confidence and learn a wide variety of skills through hands-on project work. For more information about 4-H in Canada and the 100th anniversary, please visit www.4-h-canada.ca.
Enbridge Inc., a Canadian company, is a North American leader in delivering energy and one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. Through investments in partnerships and human capital, Enbridge supports organizations that contribute to the economic, environmental and social well-being of communities near its operations. As a transporter of energy, Enbridge operates, in Canada and the U.S., the world's longest crude oil and liquids transportation system. The Company also has a significant and growing involvement in natural gas gathering, transmission and midstream businesses, and an increasing involvement in power transmission. As a distributor of energy, Enbridge owns and operates Canada's largest natural gas distribution company, and provides distribution services in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and New York State. As a generator of energy, Enbridge has interests in more than 1,150 megawatts of renewable and alternative energy generating capacity and is expanding its interests in wind and solar energy, geothermal and hybrid fuel cells. Enbridge employs approximately 6,400 people, primarily in Canada and the U.S. and is ranked as one of Canada's Greenest Employers, and one of the Top 100 Companies to Work for in Canada. Enbridge's common shares trade on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges under the symbol ENB. For more information, visit www.enbridge.com.
For further information:
Executive Director, 4-H Manitoba Council
Communication and Marketing Manager