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The Canadian Birkbeiner Ski Festival – Ya Gotta Have Heart! – Friday, February 13, 2015
This year, the Canadian Birkebeiner, Canada’s largest annual classical cross-country ski festival, takes place near Edmonton on February 13th and 14th, right in the middle of Heart Month. The weekend kicks off with a Nordic Fair held Friday, February 13th, in the Agora in Sherwood Park, with dozens of exhibits and displays, including by the Heart and Stroke Foundation as a “Birkie Partner”. The next day, Valentine’s Day – Saturday February 14th, features cross-country racing and touring events that attract close to 2,000 competitive and recreational skiers covering distances up to 55 km (with or without backpack). This year’s theme, Ya Gotta Have Heart!, underlines how cross-country skiing contributes to heart health; it is simply the world’s best cardiovascular exercise. Skiing events take place at the Cooking Lake – Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, east of Edmonton and near Elk Island National Park. For details, including how to register, see canadianbirkie.com
GET INSPIRED. GET ACTIVE. Just 30 minutes a day could change your life! - February 14, 2015
Join us Saturday February 14, 2015 at the Eastlink Centre for a Get Active Presentation and a 30 minute walk or run with Hal Johnson & Joanne McLeod. Refreshments, door prizes, autograph signing and mini trade show of local businesses to help you stay active.
Raise a minimum of $50 in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Raise $250 by February 11, 2015 and join us for a celebrity breakfast with Hal & Joanne.
Take the Corporate Challenge and inspire your team to get active. Contact the Grande Prairie Area Office at: 780 513 0439 for promotional materials and incentives
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Funds collected will drive the Heart and Stroke Foundation mission priorities to prevent disease, save lives and promote recovery for survivors of heart disease and stroke and their families and caregivers.
Thank you for your support. Together we will create more survivors!
Red Deer Heart Walk – Sunday, Feb. 22
Join us for the first-ever Red Deer Heart Walk in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. This is a family fundraising event for walkers of all ages. Let’s walk together to create a healthier community! Register today by calling 403-342-4435, or visit the registration page.
For more information contact the Southern Alberta Office