Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

September 07, 2012 16:55 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: Students Celebrate at I (heart) yegdt Breakfast

NorQuest, MacEwan and Edmonton's Downtown Vibrancy Task Force welcome students downtown with a free pancake breakfast

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2012) - Join students, faculty and staff of NorQuest College, MacEwan University, and members of the Downtown Vibrancy Task Force for a free breakfast on:

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: 7:00am - 9:30am
Location: 103 Avenue between 107 and 108 Street

Start the morning right with a free pancake breakfast, special guest servers and Edmonton Festival City entertainment to celebrate vibrancy in Edmonton's downtown core.

"A vibrant downtown is an essential component for any city," says Tammy Fallowfield, EEDC executive director of quality of life. "Edmonton is working to continually improve the vibrancy of our downtown, thanks to many groups, including the Downtown Vibrancy Task Force, the Downtown Business Association, NorQuest College and MacEwan University."

Each day, MacEwan University and NorQuest College bring thousands of people downtown, supporting businesses in the area and adding enthusiasm and liveliness to the heart of the city.

Both organizations have plans for expanding their presence downtown and consolidating all their campus locations here - contributing to an even more exciting and energetic urban core.

Note: spokespersons from NorQuest College, MacEwan University and the Downtown Vibrancy Taskforce will be available for media interviews.

(i) Media are welcome to enjoy the pancake breakfast

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

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