The time has come to Bring back out those Cowboy boots for the First annual CalgaryYYC Rotary Ribfest. The Rotary Ribfest is planned to be one of Calgary’s signature events. Ribfest YYC is a 3-day family event featuring 5 of North Americas Top ribbers all competing for first prize honors. The Event will take up a full square block in the parking lot just North of the Saddledome. Ribfest YYC is a family event with activities for the kids, and ice-cold beverages for the adults to be enjoyed on the full licensed site. Event to include 5 Ribbers, live music from local entertainment will be featured on the stampede community stage throughout the event, karaoke, and Many other Ribefest type Vendors.
Supporting Rotary for Mental Health and Wellness
This is an Inaugural event, Planned to be one of Calgary’s signature events. As a founding sponsor you will have the opportunity to grow with the initiative year after year with a significant growth trajectory. The Big benefit will accrue to the specific charities we are supporting.
The Proceeds of the event will support three distinct charities
· Homes for Heroes – A village of Homes in Calgary for veterans who have served their country and communities and have fallen on hard times and are left on the streets. Homes for heroes will provide a safe warm place for veterans to feel a place of belonging and support for all their sacrifices.
· Roots to Stem – An educational program inspiring and sharing passions of STEM+A (Science, Technology, Engineering, math, and the arts) Specifically helping At Risk children develop interests and proficiencies in STEM+A programs.
· Tom Jackson Rotary Stay in School Program – A mentorship program that is intended to engage Aboriginal youth early, work with them to keep them in school and drive up high school graduation rates within the community.