Top Investor Relations Professionals Recognized at 6th Annual CIRI Alberta
Awards Gala

CALGARY, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Leading investor relations professionals from across Alberta were recognized last night at the 6th Annual Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) Alberta Awards Gala in Calgary.

    Awards for excellence in 2009 went to:

    IR Professional of the Year  -  John Cobb, Keyera Facilities Income Fund

    Management Team of the Year  -  EnCana Corporation

    Volunteer of the Year        -  Mike Macleod, Georgeson Shareholder

    Lifetime Achievement         -  Linda Zavarella, Imperial Oil Limited

The awards gala also served as a fundraiser for the Albert Park/Radisson Heights Community After-School Program (CASP). The event raised almost $10,000 for the program, which offers free drop-in programs for families in the Albert Park/Radisson Heights areas for children aged 6-12.

CIRI would like to extend a thank-you to all its sponsors for making such a wonderful evening possible. Special thanks go to our gold/dinner sponsor, Alliance Trust Company.

ABOUT CIRI: The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI is dedicated to advancing the stature and credibility of the investor relations profession and the competency of its members. With over 200 members, CIRI Alberta is CIRI's second-largest chapter. For more information, visit

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SOURCE Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI Alberta)

For further information: For further information: Debbie Carver, Co-Chair, 6th Annual CIRI Alberta Gala, BryanMills Iradesso, (403) 503-0144 ext 217; or, Odette Ries Bustin, Co-Chair, 6th Annual CIRI Alberta Gala, nonfiction studios inc., (403) 686-8887; or, Rhonda Bennetto, CIRI Alberta President, TVI Pacific Inc., (403) 233-6506

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