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SaskEnergy to Champion Volunteers For PotashCorp Country Music Week 2012 in Saskatoon

Published: Feb 8, 2012

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Saskatoon, SK – The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) and SaskEnergy announced today a partnership for PotashCorp Country Music Week, Presented by SaskTel that would see SaskEnergy become the presenting sponsor of the volunteer program for 2012. Today also marks the launch of the online application process for the event’s volunteer program.

“We are so excited to have Saskatchewan’s Champion of Volunteers, SaskEnergy, onboard as the presenting sponsor of the 2012 PotashCorp Country Music Week volunteer program,” said CCMA Executive Director, Don Green.  “We have already received countless phone calls and emails from the community hoping to be involved and we look forward to working with as many of you as possible.”

SaskEnergy has earned a reputation for being a company that cares about Saskatchewan communities and its customers.  "Volunteers are the secret to success for major events like the PotashCorp Country Music Festival,” said Jennifer Campeau, Saskatoon Fairview, MLA on behalf of the Honourable Dustin Duncan, Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy.  "With the highest rate of volunteerism in Canada right here in Saskatchewan, our volunteers have well earned national reputation for genuine hospitality and friendship, and SaskEnergy is pleased to champion their efforts."

Those interested in volunteering are invited to submit an application online at www.ccma.org by March 31, 2012. Volunteer positions will be available in the following areas of interest: Administration, Volunteer Coordination, Events, Security, Promotions, Registration, Sales, Hospitality and Transportation among others.

More details regarding PotashCorp Country Music Week events and public ticket information will be released in the coming months. For more information about volunteering at PotashCorp Country Music Week or to sign up today, visit www.ccma.org.  

Tickets to the 2012 Canadian Country Music Association Awards show are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 306-938-7800 or online at ticketmaster.ca.

About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)
Established in 1976, the CCMA is committed to ensuring the growth of Canadian country music through education, communication, information, promotion and recognition. Core to the organization’s efforts is Country Music Week – an annual event that heightens awareness and increases exposure for Canada's country artists. A culmination of Country Music Week, the Canadian Country Music Association Awards were inaugurated in 1982 and continue to celebrate the music and artists that represent Canada’s unique culture. PotashCorp Country Music Week, Presented by SaskTel is coming to Saskatoon, September 6-9, 2012.

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For more information contact:

Brandi Mills                        
Canadian Country Music Association            
bmills@ccma.org                    
416-947-1331 ext. 211                

Leslie Gosselin, Manager of Advertising and Community Relations
SaskEnergy
lgosselin@saskenergy.com
306-777-9822

101-202 Fourth Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1
Phone: (306) 242-1206 | Fax: (306) 242-1955 | 1-800-567-2444