Homeward Trust Edmonton

Homeward Trust Edmonton

March 06, 2012 15:56 ET

Homeward Trust Edmonton: 2012 ROOPH Awards will Recognize Excellence in Housing and Homelessness Initiatives

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 6, 2012) - On Thursday, March 8th Homeward Trust Edmonton will host the 2012 ROOPH Awards at the Westin Edmonton. Close to 300 guests are expected at this event, representing organizations, individuals and companies that are committed to ending homelessness in Edmonton. The ROOPH Awards recognize outstanding organizations and people in housing.

This year, Homeward Trust is pleased to honour former Alberta Premier and Member of Legislative Assembly, Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville, Ed Stelmach, with Special Recognition for Leadership towards Ending Homelessness.

Date: March 8, 2012

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM; Program at 12:00 PM

Location: Westin Edmonton, 10135 100 Street

Speakers in Attendance:

- The Honourable Dave Hancock, Minister of Human Services and Member of Legislative Assembly, Edmonton-Whitemud

- The Honourable Doug Griffiths, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Member of Legislative Assembly, Battle River-Wainwright

- His Worship Mayor Stephen Mandel, City of Edmonton

- Marie-Josée Cloutier, Service Manager, Labour Market & Social Development Programs Service Canada

- Martin Garber-Conrad, Chair, Homeward Trust Edmonton

- Susan McGee, Executive Director, Homeward Trust Edmonton

- Francis Whiskeyjack, Elder

- Doug Singleton, President, REALTORS Association of Edmonton

- Mike McGuire, CISN FM, Master of Ceremonies

*The Westin Edmonton will be equipped with a media feed. The speaking program will begin at 12:00 PM; lunch at 12:20 PM and Ed Stelmach will receive his award at 12:45 PM.

Susan McGee, Executive Director, Homeward Trust Edmonton will be available for media interviews.

An accompanying pre-event and post-event media release will follow.

Contact Information

  • Homeward Trust Edmonton
    Sarah Parker
    Communications and Media Coordinator
    780.496.7290 or Cell: 780.953.8486
    sparker@homewardtrust.ca