CALGARY, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Calgary Foundation is hosting the Daryl K. 'Doc' Seaman Legacy Celebration to announce the largest gift in Canadian community foundation history and one of the largest gifts in charitable giving history in Canada.
|WHAT:||The Calgary Foundation multimillion dollar gift announcement|
|WHERE:||TELUS Convention Centre - Hall D|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, May 1st|
|11 am media conference / lunch provided|
|11:15 am interview/photo opportunities|
|11:45 am - 1:00 pm formal program for 500 guests|
|WHO:||Media conference interview & photo opportunities with:|
|Eva Friesen - President & CEO, The Calgary Foundation|
|Don Seaman - Brother of Doc Seaman|
|Brett Wilson - Philanthropist and friend of Doc Seaman|
|Dr. Garnette Sutherland - Neurosurgeon, Foothills Medical Centre|
|Mayor Nenshi is a speaker in the formal program @12:15 pm|
Established in 1955, The Calgary Foundation facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long term benefit of Calgary and surrounding area. In 2011-2012 The Calgary Foundation saw $56 million in new contributions, had an asset base of $425 million and granted $31.9 million to 686 charitable organizations.
SOURCE: The Calgary Foundation
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