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The flood damaged town of High River is on the road to recovery two years after being entirely evacuated for weeks.
February 26th, 2015

The flood damaged town of High River is on the road to recovery two years after being entirely evacuated for weeks. 

The Town of High River, is hosting this event to support development of their local business leaders and re-establish High River as a center of business excellence.  It is one of the initiatives to build and strengthen their economy recovering from the June 2013 floods.  This event is made possible by receipt of a Flood Rebuilding Grant from The Calgary Foundation and proceeds will be used for further development of the business community.

We would appreciate your support to purchase tickets and share the event information with others who may find this of interest.  Tickets can be purchased online at:


Please find further details of the event here :


Join us on March 25th for an inspiring and motivating evening with two of Canada’s  most sought after public speakers. The evening will begin with networking, cocktails and appetizers at 5:00 p.m. Presentations will start at 6 p.m., followed by a book signing with Frank O'Dea.

Hope Vision Action

Frank O’Dea’s rags to riches story of triumph over adversity is one that is amazing and truly inspiring.  From living on the street, and against all odds, O’Dea became one of Canada’s most successful and celebrated entrepreneurs, founding numerous businesses including The Second Cup. 

The Sweetspot:  How to Manage a Multigenerational Workplace

Max Valiquette helps companies, organizations and brands find solution to their problems by better understanding their employees, customers and communities.  Named one of Canada’s “Most Influential Marketers” by Marketing magazine, Max’s varied expertise makes him one of the most sought-after public speakers on youth culture, media and marketing.

A speech by Frank O'Dea will be a highlight of your event.


Frank's inspiring story is retold in his best-selling memoir "When All You Have is Hope", available in bookstores and online. Buy a copy for someone who is important to you.

See and hear excerpts of speeches by Frank O'Dea