CALGARY, May 9, 2013 /CNW/ -
|What:||Join RBC and Spencer West to celebrate his halfway mark during the We Walk for Water event. On May 6, Spencer began an epic 300-km water walk - on his hands - from Edmonton to Calgary to raise money for Free the Children's Water Initiative, a year-long campaign to provide 100,000 people around the world with permanent sources of clean water.|
|Who:|| Spencer West, social activist
Youth from the Red Deer Boys and Girls Club
Ron Sauve, regional vice president, RBC
|When:|| Saturday, May 11
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
|Where:|| RBC Branch
100 2610 50th Ave
Spencer West will be available for media interviews at 2:10 p.m.
The RBC Blue Water Project is an historic, wide-ranging, 10-year global commitment to help protect the world's most precious natural resource: fresh water. Since 2007, RBC has pledged over $36 million to more than 500 charitable organizations worldwide that protect watersheds and promote access to clean drinking water, with an additional $6 million pledged to universities for water programs. In 2013-2014, the RBC Blue Water Project will focus on supporting initiatives that help protect water in towns, cities and urbanized areas. For further information, visit www.rbc.com/bluewater.
SOURCE: RBC Calgary
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