CALGARY, February 20, 2015 – YWCA Parent Link Corridor will join in the celebration of the ten year anniversary of Alberta’s provincial network of Parent Link Centres. More than 50 YWCA Parent Link families will gather at the YWCA of Calgary downtown location for a day of fun, games and entertainment. The day’s theme of play, learn and connect will showcase YWCA Parent Link programs and services through a variety of interactive booths.

The celebration will also showcase the musical talents of Mr. Rayz, a Calgary based family entertainer and children’s musician and Sarah Matheson, a local flutist. Local representatives from Alberta Human Services, Child and Family Services Division and Carya will be in attendance, as well as volunteers from Calgary Co-op and RBC: Royal Bank.

YWCA Parent Link program, now in its ninth year, is a partnership between the YWCA and Child and Family Services of Alberta. They offer families free community-based programs and services, including early childhood development and parenting workshops to help children get a healthy start in life and provide parents the tools and support they need for their family to thrive.


Date: Friday, February 20, 2015
Time: Morning celebration: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon celebration: 1:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: YWCA of Calgary, downtown
320 5 Ave SE
Calgary, AB
2nd Floor – studio’s B and C

About the YWCA of Calgary:

The YWCA of Calgary is the largest and longest serving women’s organizations in Calgary. Through its more than 100 year history, the organization has touched tens of thousands of lives and evolved its programs to meet the changing needs of women in the community. The YWCA offers more than 30 programs that create a continuum of service for women, and their families, who are struggling with poverty, homelessness, family violence and isolation.

With their focus on empowering women to move from a place of vulnerability to one of resilience, the YWCA continues to be there, when and where she needs us most.

For information and interview inquiries please contact:

Carla Link
Manager, Marketing & Communications
YWCA of Calgary
Phone: 403.705.5779 l Cell: 587.228.8663 l Email:

Press Release: YWCA Parent Link Corridor joins celebration