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July 07, 2011 13:00 ET

Calgary Stampede and BMO Salute Alberta's Farm Families

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2011) - The Calgary Stampede and BMO Bank of Montreal will be presenting the annual BMO Farm Family Awards to 18 outstanding southern Alberta families on Monday, July 11 at Stampede Park.

Join Mike Casey, president and chairman of the board, Calgary Stampede and the Hon. Jack Hayden, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, celebrate these families and their contribution to Alberta's agriculture industry.

The Alberta Agricultural Service Board selects the BMO Farm Family Award recipients based on their contribution to the community and their own farming expertise. The Awards recognize families who take an innovative approach to growing their business in the agriculture industry, and at the same time demonstrate a commitment to traditional western values.

WHAT: Presentation of the BMO Farm Family Awards
WHO: Hon. Jack Hayden, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mike Casey, President and Chairman of the Board, Calgary Stampede
Bill Hogg, Vice-President, Alberta/NWT Commercial District, BMO Bank of Montreal
WHEN: Monday, July 11, 2011 - 10 a.m.
WHERE: Palomino Room, BMO Centre, Stampede Park

The Calgary Stampede is a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. The Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through its world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities. For more about the Stampede, visit www.calgarystampede.com.

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