GlobalFest’s Volunteer Program Proudly Supported by First Calgary Financial

(August 4, 2016) - Through their ongoing and long-term committed support of GlobalFestFirst Calgary Financial, a division of Connect First Credit Union, has aided in establishing the continued success of the Festival, and this year we're proud to announce that they are supporting the Volunteer Program.
First Calgary Financial is a Calgary-based banking service provider with a long-standing commitment to serving the Calgary community. First Calgary Financial has been a long-term supporter of GlobalFest and has supported many other Calgary-based community initiatives, charities, and festivals. By proudly supporting GlobalFest’s Volunteer Program, First Calgary Financial supports the creation of a vibrant community through fostering civic pride.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of GlobalFest; these individuals are crucial to the continued success of the festival. 750 Operational Volunteers and 22 Volunteer Team Leaders are secured each year to successfully support GlobalFest. This festival would not be what it is today without the committed people who offer their time to volunteer with GlobalFest. As a like-minded, community-oriented organization, First Calgary Financial’s support will further strengthen the volunteer impact at GlobalFest and help GlobalFest continue to produce Alberta’s Most Explosive Festival!™.
About First Calgary Financial
First Calgary Financial, a division of Connect First Credit Union has been committed to strengthening communities across Alberta for over 75-years, and our commitment to that growth continues with us into the future. For more information on First Calgary Financial, please visit
For additional information, please contact:
Erin Fiell, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
About GlobalFest
GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities locally and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multi-faceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta’s reputation as a truly international destination.
GlobalFest, August 18-27, 2016, will host five countries of the Americas to participate in the Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival in an explosive display of multiculturalism: Brazil, Chile, Mexico, USA, and Canada’s renowned Finale display. GlobalFest is host to numerous other exciting events alongside its world-renowned and award-winning pyromusical fireworks display: a thought-provoking, multi-day Human Rights Forum presented by TD that tackles issues such as racism, discrimination, and cultural inclusion; the Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival featuring cultural pavilions, ethnic food vendors, citizenship ceremony; and a night market displaying artisanal works from a variety of vendors. A schedule for these events can be found on GlobalFest’s website:

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