Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

October 04, 2011 12:57 ET

EEDC Hosts International Student Thanksgiving

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 2011) - Join representatives of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) as they host the International Student Thanksgiving Dinner on October 6 at 6 pm at Shaw Conference Centre (9797 Jasper Avenue).

"Edmonton has a tradition of welcoming newcomers to our community," says Ron Gilbertson, president and CEO of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation. "Thanksgiving is an opportunity to show our city's international students a Canadian tradition that everyone can celebrate."

International students contribute significantly to Edmonton's economy, quality of life and awareness. Join us as we give thanks and celebrate all ambassadors for our city and country to your families, friends and home countries.

*Note: media interviews and photo opportunities will be arranged on site.

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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