Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS)

Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS)

September 18, 2014 12:03 ET

Four CEOs to be Stranded in Wilderness for CEO Rescue in the Rockies for STARS

Media Advisory & Photo Op

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 18, 2014) -

WHAT: On September 26, STARS will once again airlift four prominent CEOs and drop them into the wilderness for the annual CEO Rescue in the Rockies for STARS fundraiser. These CEOs will trade their usual business attire for a flight suit and spend the day conquering challenges until they can reach a fundraising goal of $100,000 each and be rescued by STARS from Kananaskis Country.
WHO: Doug Suttles, president & CEO, Encana
Mark Salkeld, president & CEO, Petroleum Services Association of Canada
Scott Thon, president & CEO, AltaLink
John Williams, COO, Trilogy Energy
WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2014
There will be three possible interview locations and photo opportunities for media:
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. - CEOs available for interviews at the Peace Bridge helipad prior to liftoff
10:30 a.m. - Skids up, CEOs flown to mystery site in Kananaskis Country and challenge begins.
3:30 p.m. - CEOs available for interviews at the Peace Bridge helipad upon their return, discussing their experience in the wilderness and challenges they had to complete.
5 - 9 p.m. - Post-rescue gala at the Fairmont Palliser - tables are available for purchase by calling 403-516-4804.
WHERE: Peace Bridge Helipad, Calgary, Alberta and Kananaskis Country
*PHOTO OP: 10 a.m. - Witness influential CEOs as they are prepped by STARS crew and transported to the remote site via helicopter.
3:30 p.m. - Watch as the CEOs return from the day-long event via STARS helicopter.

STARS provides specialized emergency medical care and transportation for critically ill and injured patients. Our physicians, nurses, paramedics and pilots work with a team of dedicated support staff and community partners to save lives. STARS has bases in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.

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