CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2012) - UFA Co-operative Limited recently announced a special Appreciation Concert to recognize the eight runners-up in the 2012 UFA Small Town Heroes contest. Canadian Country Music Superstar, Paul Brandt will be entertaining the crowd at the Calnash Ag Event Center in Ponoka, AB on Thursday, Oct. 25.
Tickets are available to the public beginning today for a special price of $25 CDN (plus tax and service charges) on TicketWeb.ca. Due to limited supply tickets are expected to sell out fast.
In addition to the two exclusive concerts Paul Brandt will play for the grand prize winners, this third concert will pay tribute to each of the eight runners-up of the UFA Small Town Heroes contest. "We were so inspired by all our finalists that we wanted to do more to recognize them. This third concert is our way of saying thanks for everything you do to keep small towns alive in Alberta," said Bob Nelson, President and CEO of UFA Co-operative Limited.
The two grand-prize winners, Mack Erno from Teepee Creek and Ed Boychuk from Smoky Lake will each receive $10,000 and an exclusive concert by Paul Brandt in their hometown with proceeds supporting a community cause or initiative of their choice. Both the Teepee Creek and Smoky Lake concerts will be sold locally.
To learn more about the UFA Small Town Heroes Appreciation Concert, please visit www.ufa.com.
UFA Co-operative Limited is one of Alberta's most dynamic enterprises. UFA has an unmatched network of 113 bulk fuel and cardlock petroleum outlets, 35 Farm and Ranch Supply stores, four fertilizer plants and 25 outdoor adventure stores operating under the Wholesale Sports banner. In addition, Bar W Petroleum and Electric Ltd. and Spruceland Lumber are divisions of UFA. Our employees and independent petroleum agents strive to provide products, services and solutions to farmers, ranchers, consumers and commercial accounts throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
Since its founding in 1909, UFA has grown from a small-scale local co-operative into a comprehensive enterprise with $2.1 billion in annual sales and nearly 120,000 active members. While UFA has grown and changed over the years, at our heart remains a commitment to agriculture and to the communities we call home.