Just Let Them Play - November 16, 2017
Calling all parents, coaches, schools, and volunteers!
Join us on November 16, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for our next event, Just Let Them Play.
This low-cost event ($15/ticket) features former NBA player Bob Bigelow discussing issues of importance in minor sport. Also in attendance for a panel discussion will be former Olympians Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Duff Gibson, and Catriona Le May Doan.
How do we create safe league structures for kids? What's the truth behind professional opportunities and how does it impact our kids? How can we let them play with creativity?
On November 16, join us at Bowness High School to hear expert insights into the issues facing our young athletes!
Sport Calgary Supports Calgary's Bid for Amazon HQ2
Sport Calgary is proud to strongly support our city's bid for Amazon's second headquarters (HQ2)!
Calgary is a world-class city with a culture of sport, recreation, and healthy living. Every company that arrives here quickly finds that we offer a lifestyle that is attractive to workers, families, and visitors. For six years running, Calgary has been named a top five most livable city in the world by The Economist Intelligence Unit Report.
Murray Sigler, Sport Calgary CEO wrote a letter of support for Calgary's bid here: http://sportcalgary.ca/images/Amazon-Letter-of-Support---Sport-Calgary-.pdf
Calgary Economic Development has released a fun 1-minute video to support our city's bid too. Share it on your social media with the hashtags #HQ2 and #AmazonYYC, and let's show Amazon we're in it to win it!
Great Kids Award 2018
Do you know a young Albertan who has done great things despite difficult circumstances?
Consider nominating them for a Great Kids Award. The Great Kids Award recognizes young leaders ages five to 18, who have inspired and changed the lives of others, and helped build stronger communities. These young people have done so while experiencing life’s challenges such as managing a physical disability or mental illness, standing up against bullying, or overcoming a difficult living situation.
Sportsnet The FAN 960 Interviews from Celebration of Sport
Sportsnet The FAN 960 was on-site at Celebration of Sport last week at WinSport, and conducted some great interviews with our attendees. Check out below for interviews with Respect Group's Sheldon Kennedy, Sport Calgary's own Catriona Le May Doan, and Olympic gold-medalist and Celebration of Sport panelist Erica Wiebe.
Catriona Le May Doan - http://www.sportsnet.ca/960/the-big-show/catriona-le-may-doan-celebration-sport/