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Calgary's 21st Annual Wellness Walk 2017

National Addictons Awareness Week (NAAW) 2017

On November 13, 2017, hundreds of Calgarians will join an estimated 600,000 Canadians to mark National Addictions Awareness Week, walking the downtown streets to promote positive action toward the prevention of substance and gambling dependencies. The Wellness Walk Committee, comprised of over 20 community agencies and organizations, expects over 200 men, women and children to gather at Millennium Park, as they prepare to march the streets of downtown Calgary to raise awareness, share hope and promote the importance of striving to maintain community consciousness for healthy living and an addiction free lifestyle. The Walk will finish at the Kerby Centre and be followed by lunch, speakers and entertainment.

Start point: Millennium Park - 1220 – 9th Avenue SW

End point: The Kerby Centre – 1133 – 7th Avenue SW

Schedule of Events: Opening Ceremonies at 10:45 AM – Millennium Park (opening blessing and honour song, reading of Proclamation). Walk commences at 11:00 AM from Millennium Park. Lunch and entertainment at 12:00 PM – The Kerby Centre (Free hot lunch, live music, guest speaker, Drum Group Round Dance).

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National Addictons Awareness Week (NAAW) 2017