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CAWES Annual Dinner March 16


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The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter is pleased to present their Annual Dinner & Auction, on Friday, March 16 at the Black Knight Inn. Cocktails 5:30 pm | Dinner 6:00 pm.

This event features a cocktail recep on, live and silent auc ons, a four-course dinner, wine grab—and the draw for the *WestJet Gi of Flight Ra e. Guests will enjoy an evening of prizes, live entertainment by St. James’ Gate, and More!

CAWES provides a wide range of programs and services to women and their families who have experienced violence and abuse, including: 24-hr Family Violence Hotline, Accommodation & Basic Emergency Services, Crisis Intervention and Counselling, Child Support Program, Outreach & Follow-up, Family Enrichment Program, Nurturing Parenting Program, and Information / Referrals.

Proceeds from the Annual Dinner & Auction are vital to continuing these programs and services, and are only made possible through the support from event participants, sponsors and our community.

Tickets are available Online at Individual – $150; Table (8) – $1,100
*WIN one (1) round trip for two (2) guests, to any regularly scheduled WestJet des na on (Maximum potential retail value: $2,900).

No cash value. Blackout dates and restrictions apply).

Tickets: $20 each | 500 total tickets printed | Licensee #485286 | Available at

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The Grand Opening is TODAY!

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A Day Filled With Hope – Years in the Making!
For years the CACAC has been walking hand-in-hand with many different partners, community members, donors, policy makers, and leaders in research and advocacy towards this moment.The Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence now stands in the heart of Central Alberta, the first Centre of its kind in North America, creating space for different strategic partners to operate alongside one another in the best interest of children, youths, and families who have experienced any form of abuse.

Now, during this momentous chapter in our history, we invite you to join us for the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence. 

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence today!

Today’s events are family friendly, and there’s something for everyone!

From Noon to 5:00PM the public is welcome to come and see everything the building has to offer at the SKCOE Open House! Staff from every organization from within the SKCOE will be there to answer questions. This is a great opportunity to learn about why this Centre is so important for Central Alberta.

Beginning at 7:00PM, the public is also invited to the formal program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, which is the building immediately North West of us across the parking lot. The formal program will have many messages and presentations from dignitaries, and you can pick up our Champions of Courage pin, which was minted for the Grand Opening only! Following the program there is a ribbon cutting ceremony.

There is a lot to celebrate, so come out and say hi!

When: Thursday, May 16

Where: Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Open House

7:00 PM – Formal Program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to follow.

How to get to the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence

Please note that there will also be parking available at the lot directly North of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Detailed RDP Parking Map

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Last Day: What would you do with $20,000 Early Bird Prize?

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$20,000 could go a long way!  Want to find out what it would be like to win that much cash? Your chance to win is waiting, but only until 11:59pm TODAY.


You might be the lucky person to win $20,000 CASH! 
Your ticket will also be entered for many more prizes, including our Sorento Custom Dream Home package and Tree Hugger Tiny Home Package! 

$25 EACH | 5 FOR $100

10 FOR $125 | 25 FOR $250

There’s over $1.29 Million in prizing to be won.




Thank you so much for your support, and best of luck in the draws. 
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