Calgary Food Bank

Calgary Food Bank

February 23, 2011 23:26 ET

Media Advisory: True Patriot Love and Designs Compete for top Prize! Building Begins on Oh CANada Themed Canstruction®

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2011) - Thousands of food cans and twelve teams with glowing hearts are ready to define Canada to see who will become the big winners at Calgary's sixth annual Canstruction® charity event. Highlighting the creativity and compassion of some of Calgary's top engineers, designers, constructors and schools, 12 teams will stretch the limits of their imaginations to build elaborate sculptures out of food cans to the theme "Oh CANada!"

Media and the public are encouraged to attend Build Day and watch as teams from far and wide create the structure that best defines our true north strong and free – Canada.

WHEN: Build Day – Thursday, February 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
   
WHERE: Calgary City Hall, main lobby
   
WHY: To lift the spirits of those in need, raise public awareness, and collect thousands of pounds of food for the Calgary Food Bank
   
WHO: Twelve teams of professionals including top Calgary oil and gas, construction, and engineering firms, and two school teams will be joined by cities worldwide who will hold Canstruction® Competitions in the coming year.

Canstruction® sculptures will be judged Friday, February 25, and will remain on display until March 4.

Please check www.canstructioncalgary.com for more information and to view some of the amazing Canstruction® sculptures created in previous years.

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Contact Information

  • For interview requests or photo opportunities:
    Fluor Canada Ltd.
    Tiffany Yau
    403-538-1335
    tiffany.yau@fluor.com
    or
    Calgary Food Bank
    Kathryn Sim
    Communications & Marketing Coordinator
    Cell: 403-519-2125
    ksim@calgaryfoodbank.com