Disconnect to Connect so Everybody Gets to Play!

February 4, 2015

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This Family Day, February 16, residents are encouraged to disconnect from technology to reconnect with family, friends and their community. 

Residents can enjoy skating, swimming, snowshoeing or cross country skiing while supporting Everybody Gets to Play. Additional fun family activities will be added to recreation facilities. 

100% of County recreation facility admission fees on Family Day will be donated to support Everybody Gets to Play in Strathcona County. Last year over $19,000 was raised for the program in a single day. Everybody Gets to Play provides less fortunate families in Strathcona County with access to free and subsidized recreation. Also, from February 9 to 16, $1 from every large pizza ordered from any Sherwood Park Panago will go towards Everybody Gets to Play. 

Not only will County residents benefit by unplugging, they can also enter to win two family fun packages, valued at $100 each. During the days following Family Day, residents can enter for a chance to win by posting their Family Day Unplugged stories: 

The winning entries will be randomly chosen once the contest closes February 20, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. 

More information about Family Day Unplugged and Everybody Gets to Play or call 780-464-4044.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of more than 92,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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Contact:

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595