S.-set to open next spring- will be located in The Gordie How Centre for Dementia Care on the mezzanine level of the Fish Creek Park Manor Village. Good on you sentiments go out to: finance chair Steve Kovacs; sponsorship coordinator Breen Nesser; alumni relations’ Perry Berzan; tournament relations’ Brett Chorney; sponsor relations’ Jeff Foster, Jay Haralson and Ron Evans; Tim Garbutt; and Leslie Gallacher. Tournament and society chairman Allan Klassen and his tireless team of volunteers are to be commended for their outstanding work. Pictured with charity and event chairman Brookfield Residential's Allan Klassen (centre) are Gordie Howe's sons Mark Howe (left) and Marty Howe. Someone in Canada develops dementia every five minutes.

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And it’s only going to get worse as we baby boomers age and the pressures on the health care system compound exponentially. The society’s focus is on providing support to Southern Alberta in terms of education for caregivers-both families and professionals-as well as day support for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia related diseases.

There is no doubt that each and every one of us has been affected-one way or another-by this insidious disease. S.)-a full not-for-profit charity founded and located in Calgary. Funding for the centre has largely been achieved through the success of the annual Gordie Howe C. Kudos as well to NHL Alumni supporters: Greg Adams; Mike Commodore; Rene Corbet; Dave Ellett; Curtis Glencross; Michel Goulet; Jamie Macoun; Wayne Mc Bean; Lanny Mc Donald; Dave Mc Llwan; Marty Mc Sorley; Brendan Morrison; Mark Napier; Dana Murzyn; Joe Neuwendyk; Joel Otto; Colin Patterson; Robyn Regehr; Geoff Sanderson; Dave Scatchard; Gord Sherven; Ron Stern; and Bryan Trotter.

That Howe’s children Mark, Marty and Cathy shared their personal family stories and never before seen videos with guests was powerful indeed.

The who is who in professional hockey joined forces with philanthropically minded souls to attend the kick-off luncheon held at the Westin.

Pictured at the kick-off luncheon held at the Westin are, from left, Crowfoot Wine & Spirits’ Don Richardson, D.

Funds raised through the hugely successful weekend were directed to The Gordie Howe Centre for Alzheimer’s Research and Education Society, a full not for profit charity founded and located in Calgary. “The company and major suppliers were unable to reach an agreement, on mutually acceptable terms to sustain HMV’s operations and support a recovery,” said court documents filed Friday on behalf of the company.HMV’s stores in nine Canadian provinces will remain open for several weeks in order to liquidate remaining inventory, the company confirmed Friday. Pro Am weekend kick-off luncheon held at the Westin are hockey greats Perry Berezan, Michel Goulet and Gord Sherven. Pictured at the kick-off luncheon held at the Westin Apr 7 are MNP’s Trevor Winkler, Steve Bonnell and Scott Laluk. In recent years, HMV Canada had reduced its CD and DVD inventory and added more vinyl albums, fan collectibles and apparel in an attempt to make up for sliding music and movie sales.