SOURCE: University of Calgary

University of Calgary

November 04, 2015 17:57 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Haskayne students take the plunge for United Way

Annual Chillin' 4 Charity raises funds for a good cause

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - November 04, 2015) - 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.

The Haskayne School of Business students, faculty and staff will take the plunge Thursday, November 5, 2015 as part of the Chillin' 4 Charity event hosted by Haskayne's JDC West team.

Chillin' 4 Charity is a JDC West initiative that takes place at 12 of Canada's top western universities. This year marks the fifth annual Chillin' 4 Charity event with $12,000 raised last year for the United Way.

WHAT: Chillin' 4 Charity, United Way of Calgary and Area fundraiser
WHEN: Thursday, November 5, 11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
11:20 - 11:55 p.m. Teams Jump
12:00 - 12:10 p.m. Impact speaker Thomas Beech, Recovery Calgary
12:10 - 12:45 p.m. Break
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Remaining teams jump
WHERE: Taylor Family Digital Library Quad
WHO: Andrea Reuther, Event Lead, Haskayne JDC West team

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