Allstream proud to sponsor The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth
Will host free pancake breakfast during the 100th Calgary Stampede
TORONTO, ON, July 5, 2012 – Allstream, Canada's all-business communications provider, is proud to be participating in the 100th Calgary Stampede, taking place July 6-15, 2012.
Allstream's sponsorship supports the Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee, an enthusiastic group of volunteers who put on the famous Calgary Stampede Pancake Breakfasts, which have been part of the Stampede tradition for more than 85 years.
Along with the Stampede Caravan Committee, more than 50 Allstream volunteer employees will host a Stampede Pancake Breakfast complete with live entertainment on Friday, July 6, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 303-9 Ave SE in Calgary. For more information on the Calgary Stampede Pancake Breakfasts and the Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee, please visit: www.caravan.calgarystampede.com
"Our employees are thrilled to be a part of the centennial celebration of what is called The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth," said Dean Prevost, President, Allstream. "We are happy to support the Calgary Stampede Caravan Committee and are especially looking forward to helping spread the western hospitality that Calgary is so famous for through this pancake breakfast."
Allstream is a Canadian leader in IP communications and the only national communications provider that works exclusively with business customers of all sizes. With nearly 600,000 customer connections, Allstream's momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and entrepreneurial spirit of its 2,500 employees across the country who collaborate with customers to determine their unique communications solutions needs. Supported by its more than 30,000-kilometre nationwide high-performance fibre-optic network, Allstream's broad portfolio of business solutions are built from an array of advanced communications technologies and services including a wide range of innovative, highly-scalable IP-based solutions to help organizations communicate more efficiently and profitably. Allstream takes pride in its commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience, and has long been recognized by its technology partners for the contributions made to their businesses. Allstream is wholly-owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on Allstream's products and solutions, please visit www.allstream.com.
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