Homeward Trust Edmonton

Homeward Trust Edmonton

February 01, 2010 16:42 ET

Homeward Trust Edmonton: ROOPH Awards Recognize Leadership and Service in Housing and Homelessness

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2010) - On February 2nd, Homeward Trust Edmonton hosts the 5th annual ROOPH Awards - recognizing outstanding organizations and people in housing in Edmonton. Awards are presented in the following categories.

The Larry Shaben Award for Outstanding Service in the Housing Sector
Partnerships for Success
Excellence in Building Design
Exceptional Volunteerism in the Housing Sector
Outstanding Service for the Aboriginal Community

All media are invited to join Homeward Trust for this annual celebration:

2010 ROOPH Awards
Tuesday, February 2
nd, 11:30 – 1:30
Westin Hotel (10135 – 100
th St), Edmonton, AB
Program commences at 12pm. Awards are presented at 1pm.

The event will be emceed by Stacey Brotzel of City TV Edmonton. Mike Lake, Member of Parliament for Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont, Doug Elniski, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton - Calder, and Edmonton City Councillor Karen Leibovici will bring greetings on behalf of the three orders of government. Iain De Jong, former director of Toronto's "Streets to Homes" program, and an internationally recognized expert in housing, will deliver the keynote address.

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

Homeward Trust is a community-based, comprehensive housing organization that provides leadership and resources towards ending homelessness in Edmonton. We fulfill our mandate by leading initiatives and programs, engaging community stakeholders and partners, conducting research, creating awareness and funding housing and support projects.

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