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Recreation Industry Awards of Excellence announces Keynote and Master of Ceremonies

The Recreation Industry Awards of Excellence gala is presented by the Recreation for Life Foundation (RFLF), its allied partner, the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA), and their many sponsors and supporters.

The Awards will recognize and celebrate individuals or working groups within Alberta's corporate and business sector for their creativity, innovation, excellence and overall contribution in designing, building, and providing services to support recreation, parks and wellness in our province and its communities.

Ruth Kelly, President and CEO of Venture Publishing Inc. and the publisher and editor-in-chief of the award winning Alberta Venture and Alberta Oil Magazines will deliver the keynote address at this year's awards gala, May 10th in Calgary. Ruth is well connected within the business community and will address the important role corporations contribute to the "Quality of Life" piece that connects; employees, communities and citizens to recreation and leisure throughout Alberta.

Mellisa Hollingsworth will be stepping up to the podium at the Recreation Industry Awards of Excellence as master of ceremonies. This Olympic Bronze Medallist, Canadian Champion and Overall World Cup Champion is one of Canada's most decorated Skeleton Athletes. 

A few sponsorship opportunities remain and your sponsorship would be acknowledged throughout Alberta.

For more information on the awards or to download a registration form or sponsorship package, please visit

For more information contact:
Kathleen Badry

Recreation For Life Foundation