First Calgary and Chinook Financial Celebrate Neighbour Day


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First Calgary and Chinook Financial Celebrate Neighbour Day

Visit a branch to get your hands on discounted GlobalFest tickets


(Calgary, AB – June 15th, 2017) On June 17, 2017, First Calgary Financial and Chinook Financial will be participating in the City of Calgary’s Neighbour Day by selling discounted GlobalFest tickets at all of their branches.  

Neighbour Day is a time for Calgarians to get to know their neighbours and communities better by organizing local community events. Watch for the branch teams out in their local neighbourhoods when you pick up discounted tickets, and keep the spirit of Neighbour Day going as you celebrate GlobalFest later this summer with your fellow Calgarians and Albertans.  

About First Calgary Financial

First Calgary Financial, a division of Connect First Credit Union, proudly serves Calgarians banking needs through 15 retail branches in the greater Calgary area, and a local spirit and commitment to strengthening our community that stretches back more than 75-years. Chinook Financial (link to: extends this reach and passion to 12 communities across southern Alberta. First Calgary Financial has been a long-time contributor to GlobalFest and supports a number of other Calgary-based community initiatives, charities, and festivals through their time, funds and talent. By proudly supporting GlobalFest’s Volunteer Program, First Calgary Financial promotes the creation of a vibrant community and civic pride by celebrating the people who make our city thrive: our outstanding volunteers.  

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About GlobalFest

GlobalFest is proud to once again partner with Trico Homes for the International Fireworks Festival and Sunbelt Rentals for the OneWorld Festival.  The Trico Homes International Fireworks Festival will illuminate the sky with a symphony of pyrotechnics and music, coming together as an artistic display of light and sound.  This year, in celebration of Canada’s 150 and GlobalFest’s 15th Anniversary, all the competing teams will be Canadian.  The participating regions include The West, Prairies, Ontario, Québec, Atlantic, and a renowned Finale display.  Sunbelt Rentals OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities including live performances, cultural pavilions, ethnic food booths, and a night market.   

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Aviva Fialkow, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

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