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Media Advisory - Politicians and community to celebrate reopening of store in major flood-impacted zone

Nov 27, 2013

CALGARY, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Shoppers Drug Mart will reopen its Mission store on 4th Street on Saturday, November 30, 2013 following months of closure due to the floods this past summer. The store reopening is just one flood recovery milestone for this vibrant centre in Calgary. Community leaders and Shoppers Drug Mart President & CEO, Domenic Pilla, will share their thoughts on the community impact and journey of rebuilding. Media are invited to capture the experience through photo and interview opportunities.

WHAT:    Following speeches from community leaders (see below), the President & CEO of
Shoppers Drug Mart will make the Tree of Life cheque presentation in support of
women's health organizations in Calgary.
WHO:     Domenic Pilla, President & CEO, Shoppers Drug Mart
    Hon. Kyle Fawcett, Associate Minister for Recovery and Reconstruction of Southwest
    Alberta and MLA for Calgary-Klein
    Joan Crockett, Conservative MP, Calgary Centre
    Kent Hehr, Liberal MLA for Calgary-Buffalo
    Gian Carlo-Carra, Deputy Mayor and Councillor (Ward 9), City of Calgary
WHEN:     November 30th
    9:10-9:30 a.m. Speaking remarks from Domenic Pilla and invited government officials
    Photo opportunity: Tree of Life cheque presentation supporting:
  • ACH Institute for Child and Maternal Health
  • Aventa Addiction Treatment for Women
  • Calgary Women's Emergency Shelter
  • Look Good Feel Better - Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Central Alberta Cancer Centre
  • Sheldon Chumir Medical Centre for Women's Health
  • Wellspring Calgary
  • Women's Centre of Calgary
  • YWCA Sheriff King Home
    9:30: Media interview opportunities with Domenic Pilla and government officials
WHERE:   Shoppers Drug Mart   
Mission Station, 2412 4th Street SW, Calgary, AB



SOURCE Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation

For further information:

Environics Communications
David Mircheff

Shaday Livingston