The Calgary Stampede highlights the devotion of Valcartier soldiers

    VALCARTIER GARRISON, QC, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Media representatives are invited
to join Quebec's military community on next Friday, February 8th, for a
western BBQ offered to the troops by the Calgary Stampede. More than a
thousand soldiers will take part in this activity accompanied by their
    According to Mr. George Brookman, president of the Calgary Stampede, the
objective of this BBQ is "to honour the courage and devotion of soldiers and
their families and to highlight the strength of their commitment towards
Canada and the values we defend".
    Media representatives who wish to take part in this assembly are asked to
please contact Julia Fava, (418) 648-1233 extension 223. They can show up at
the main gate of the Valcartier Garrison on February 8th, from 10:45 am, to be
escorted to the place of assembly.


    WHAT:      Calgary Stampede BBQ

    WHO:       Quebec's military community, the Calgary Stampede's team and
               volunteers and many major players from the Greater Quebec

    WHEN:      Friday, February 8th 2008 from 11 am to 2 pm

    WHERE:     Valcartier Garrison
               Main gate

For further information:

For further information: Sylvie Patry, (418) 648-1233 extension 232,
(418) 454-1088; Doug Fraser, (403) 585-3376

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