CPC Elevate

June 19, 2009 14:09 ET

CanadaWide Photo Contest Draws Talent in Support of Families in Need

Canadian Progress Club ("CPC") Elevate (www.elevatecpc.ca), announced today that they have launched their 3rd Annual Worldwide WOW Canada-wide Photo Contest with proceeds being dedicated to charity.

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor CALGARY/ALBERTA MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Canadian Progress Club ("CPC") Elevate (www.elevatecpc.ca), announced today that they have launched their 3rd Annual Worldwide WOW Canada-wide Photo Contest with proceeds being dedicated to the Empowering Families Program, a program created to assist families break the cycle of poverty."We are very excited about this fundraiser activity," said Sophy Schiller, Chair of the Photo Contest Committee. "Not only does it allow amateur photographers from across Canada the opportunity to showcase their talent and win a portion of the $13,000 prize pool, it also gives them a great feeling that their $35 entry fee is going towards an amazing program that assists families impacted by poverty."

WHAT: Official Kick off of Canada-wide Worldwide WOW Photo Contest.

Contest Categories:
- Faces Around the World
- Capture Canada
- Global Travel
- Nature

WHEN: Deadline is October 27, 2009

HOW: Online at www.elevatecpc.ca

WHO: Empowering Families Program through Aspen and CPC Elevate Members

Winners and entries of merit will be showcased at the Calgary Worldwide WOW Photo Exhibition & Gala on Thursday November 12, 2009 at Willowpark Wine and Spirits as well as at the 2009 Digital Photo Expo on October 24th & 25th, 2009 in Calgary, AB.

About the Empowering Families Program
The Empowering Families Program was created to help low-income families break the cycle of poverty. It is a collaborative effort that will assist local families facing various challenges. The funds raised will be directed towards education and training opportunities for low income families, to enable them to obtain permanent, sustainable employment. With the help of a family advisory, Empowering Families surrounds the participating families with all the services and support they need to succeed. /For further information: Suzanne Ebelher, Publicity
(403) 988-4121
Email: info@elevatecpc.ca
/ IN: ECONOMY, ENTERTAINMENT, POLITICS, SOCIAL, TRAVEL

Contact Information

  • Suzanne Ebelher, Director, Publicity, CPC Elevate
    Primary Phone: 403-988-4121
    E-mail: ebelhers@telus.net