SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

November 01, 2016 10:30 ET

Haskayne students take the plunge for United Way

Annual Chillin' for Charity raises funds for a good cause

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 01, 2016) - Dressed up in their most outrageous costumes, participants will jump into a pool of freezing water to raise funds for the United Way of Calgary and Area. Haskayne School of Business students, faculty and staff will take the plunge Thursday, November 3, 2016 as part of the Chillin' for Charity event hosted by Haskayne's JDC West team.

Chillin' for Charity is a JDC West initiative that takes place at 12 of Canada's top western universities. This year marks the fifth annual Chillin' for Charity event with $14,500 raised last year for the United Way.

WHAT: Chillin' for Charity, United Way of Calgary and Area fundraiser

WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
11:20 - 11:55 p.m. Teams jump
12:00 - 12:10 p.m. Impact speaker Ahmed H. Rammay, Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary
12:10 - 12:45 p.m. Break
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Remaining teams jump

WHERE: Taylor Family Digital Library Quad
WHO: Stefan Sura, Co-Captain, Haskayne JDC West team

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