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Keep up to date on what's happening at Westerner Park and be the first to learn about the 125th Anniversary of Westerner Days in 2016!

2015 was a blast!


Thank you Central Alberta, over 99,000 people attended Westerner Days in 2015! Westerner Days had 2 record breaking days this year. Maybe you grooved to the moo-sic of High Valley and The Road Hammers, horsed around on one of the 40 thrilling midway rides, pigged out at the Grub Hub or…attended the first ever Morning of Faith event! However you decided to enjoy Westerner Days, we know you created memories you will remember for years to come.

Our staff and volunteers are busy planning next year’s 125th anniversary celebration of Westerner Days, Central Alberta’s largest summer celebration! See you then!

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Volunteer


Westerner Days Fair & Exposition is orchestrated through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers working in conjunction with staff throughout the year. Westerner Park staff and volunteers are the backbone of our organization and they bring this event a deep sense of pride and spirit of accomplishment every year.

In addition to our committee and event volunteers, we also have several local charities volunteering on-site to organize the Saputo Kids Corral, including:

Ronald Mcdonald House

Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta provides a home away from home for out-of-town families with sick children receiving medical attention in a Red Deer facility. More than just a place to rest, the House offers an environment of support through friendly and helpful staff, volunteers and, most importantly, from other families who are going through similar circumstances and can truly understand the challenge of dealing with a child's illness.

Last year, 340 families stayed at Ronald McDonald House® Central Alberta. Any family with a child receiving medical care in the hospital is able to make use of the amenities at the House during the day, regardless of where they live. 478 day-users used the House last year. For more information, please visit www.rmhcentralalberta.org.

Canadian Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. The Canadian Cancer Society achieves its mission through research, education, patient services and advocacy for healthy public policy. These efforts are supported by volunteers and staff and funds raised in communities across Canada.

Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer and District

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Red Deer and District has been helping young people to discover, develop and achieve their best potential as they grow to become future adults, citizens and leaders, by engaging them in activities that challenge and help them develop healthy minds and bodies. Boys and Girls Clubs provide after-school/evening programs and services for children/youth between the ages of 7 – 17, and their families.

Clubs run in Bowden, Delburne, Elnora, Penhold, Springbrook and throughout Red Deer. All programs and services are accessible by all, regardless of social or financial barriers.

The Central Alberta Women's Shelter

The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter volunteers are committed to supporting us in our vision of a community free from family violence. The sense of having done a good thing and contributing to such a worthwhile “CAWES” is what volunteering is all about. Volunteer work builds on our sense of community and gives us valuable experience.

We welcome everyone to be a part of the movement in ending the cycle of family abuse. Please contact Alyssa von Albedyhll at alyssa@cawes.com or 587-876-3409 to make a difference today.

Central Alberta Refugee Effort

At C.A.R.E. we support the efforts of immigrants and refugees to overcome barriers and participate fully in Canadian life as valued members of the Central Alberta community by providing coordinated services and by encouraging a welcoming environment.

For more information on volunteering, please contact:

Donna May, Human Resource Manager
403.309.6249 dmay@westernerpark.ca
or
Visit the Westerner Park website
www.westernerpark.ca/info/volunteer-opportunities

Sponsors


Thank you to the continued support of our many sponsors who help to make Westerner Days Fair & Exposition possible. Knowing that Westerner Days Fair & Exposition will drive over $5 million in spending by non-locals, local businesses recognize the importance of being part of this great event. For that reason, we have great participation by businesses in sponsoring and operating the event.

As sponsorships are undertaken to fulfill a marketing or business objective, it is our desire at Westerner Park to create a sponsorship program and/or partnership that does just that. We have numerous sponsorship opportunities available and would be glad to discuss them with you. Joining the Westerner Park community as a sponsor is a great way to maximize your organization's visibility and ensure your message is getting to the right people.

Media Sponsors

  • 100.7 CRUZ FM
  • 106.7 The Drive
  • 96.5 CKFM
  • BIG 105
  • KG Country 95.5
  • Kraze 101-3
  • Red Deer Advocate
  • Q91
  • Sunny 94
  • ZED 98.9
  • Q93.3
  • 90.5 Shine FM

Partner

  • The City of Red Deer
  • ENMAX Corporation
  • Goodkey Show Services
  • Travel Alberta
  • Mac’s Convenience Stores
  • Red Deer Bottling
  • Labatt Breweries of Canada LP
  • Red Deer Catering
  • Red Deer County
  • Saputo Foods
  • Servus Credit Union
  • Shaw Communications Inc.
  • Sysco Food Services

Gold

  • AMA Rewards
  • ATB Financial
  • Brandt Tractor
  • Central Alberta Co-op Ltd.
  • NOVA Chemicals
  • Gord Scott Nissan
  • Deermart Equipment Sales Ltd.
  • Olymel
  • On The Mark Productions
  • Paradise RV
  • Gasoline Alley Harley Davidson
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites and Holiday Inn Express
  • Red Deer Motors
  • Red Deer Toyota
  • Twisted Tea
  • Sportball
  • Stantec
  • DDB Canada

Silver

  • Your Alberta Dodge Dealers
  • Accede Energy Servcies
  • Peak Energy Services
  • Black Knight Inn
  • Speedpro Signs Red Deer
  • Progressive Waste Solutions
  • Peavey Industries
  • Sheraton Red Deer - Bellini’s Sonic Lounge

Red

  • A&W
  • Key Ag Ventures
  • Calgary Flames Ambassadors
  • Cole’s Auction Services
  • Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation
  • Denny’s Restaurants
  • Mosaic Sales Solutions
  • Western Financial Group

Blue

  • Alberta Veterinary Centre
  • Inventa Brand Experience
  • Grower Direct
  • McDonald’s Restaurants Canada
  • Agritrade Expo
  • Printing Place
  • Agricultural Financial Services Corporation
  • United Rentals Inc.
  • The Cult Collective
  • Express Employment Professionals

White

  • Alberta Feed & Consulting Inc.
  • Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Communications Group
  • Hanna Motor Products
  • John Bob Farm Equipment
  • Lacombe Trailer Sales & Red Rose Trailer Sales
  • Cherry Hill Auctions & The International School of Auctioneering
  • Fun & Friends Playschool
  • Fas Gas Plus
  • Gateway Auction Services Ltd.
  • The Optimist Club of Red Deer
  • Papa Harry Trucking
  • Ponoka Chrysler
  • Little Jons’ Portable Toilet Rentals
  • Rocky Mountain Equipment
  • Duckering’s International Freight Service Inc.
  • The Water Shop
  • Jillian Nowell Events & Marketing Inc.
  • Pumps & Pressure Inc.
  • Sheraton Red Deer – Billy Bob’s Night Club
  • Southside Dodge Chrysler Jeep
  • Meyers Norris Penny
  • Miniature Donkey Promotional Group
  • Jones Boys Saddlery & Western Wear

Friend of the Fair

  • Burnt Lake Livestock Mart
  • Copper Kettle Fudge Co.
  • Doctor’s Eye Care Ltd.
  • Heywood Holmes & Partners LLP
  • McLoughlin Photographics
  • Laebon Homes
  • ProVerus LLP
  • Raven Printing
  • R.C.M.P.
  • Red Deer Chamber of Commerce
  • Red Deer Overdoor
  • Rona
  • Scotiabank
  • TD
  • Triple ‘A’ Electric
  • Westerner Campground
  • Westerner Employee Association

For more information on becoming a partner of the Westerner Days Fair & Exposition, please contact:

Blake Jackson, Business Development Manager
403.309.0241 bjackson@westernerpark.ca

We want to hear from you!


Westerner Days 2015
Media Contacts

Meghan Gustum, Marketing Manager
403.309.0207 | mgustum@westernerpark.ca

Entertainment & Attractions

Meghan Gustum, Marketing Manager
403.309.0207 | mgustum@westernerpark.ca

Livestock

Tracey Foster, Agricultural Events Assistant Manager
403.309.0209 | tfoster@westernerpark.ca

Off-Site Events

Heidi Hastings, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
403.309.0205 | hhastings@westernerpark.ca

Parade

Peggy Jackson, Board & Corporate Services Administrator
403.309.0225 | pjackson@westernerpark.ca

Outdoor Concessions

Nancy Paish, Event Sales & Production Assistant Manager
403.309.0206 | npaish@westernerpark.ca

19th Street Market

Shayla Hogan, Event Sales & Production Coordinator
403.309.0203 | shogan@westernerpark.ca

Sponsorship

Blake Jackson, Business Development Manager
403.309.0241 | bjackson@westernerpark.ca

Employment & Volunteer Opportunities

Donna May, Human Resources Manager
403.309.6249 | dmay@westernerpark.ca


General Contact Info

Info Line: 403.343.7800

askus@westernerpark.ca

4847A 19th Street, Red Deer, AB

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