/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Red Cross to release one year update on 2016 Alberta fires/

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross will provide an update on the Alberta fires recovery to date – including total dollars raised and spent, and how donations have been used to assist families and individuals, community organizations and small businesses affected by the disaster.


Monday, April 24, 2017

10 a.m. Mountain Time (12 noon ET)


YMCA, Eagle Ridge Community Centre

2-301 Sparrow Hawk Drive, Fort McMurray, AB.


Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO, Canadian Red Cross

Melissa Blake, Mayor, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Jenn McManus [Moderator], VP of Alberta and Northwest Territories, Canadian Red Cross


To join the news conference by phone, please register ahead of time by emailing communications@redcross.ca for call-in details.


SOURCE Canadian Red Cross

For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: English Media Line: 1-877-599-9602; French Media Line: 1-888-418-9111; Alberta Media Line: 1-403-541-4431


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