The Advisory: Volume 9, Issue 3, December 2011
Calgary Legal Guidance To Celebrate 40th Anniversary
On Thursday , February 23, 2012, Calgary Legal Guidance will be celebrate 40 years of service with a fundraising Anniversary Dinner at Hotel Arts in Calgary.
Providing free legal advice and service to low income Calgarians who do not qualify for Legal Aid, Calgary Legal Guidance staff and volunteers respond to approximately 30,000 inquiries each year. It operates free evening legal clinics in downtown Calgary as well as at nine outreach/satellite clinics.
Funds raised at the Anniversary Dinner will support both existing and new programs and services. Current programs include Dial-ALaw, Family Law Duty Counsel, Social Benefits Advocacy and Homeless Outreach. Two new programs are in development - Elder Law and Immigration/Refugee Legal Services.
The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner with the event program beginning at 7:00 pm. Individual tickets are $150 and tables of eight are available for $1,200. Tickets to the fundraising dinner can be ordered at www.clg.ab.ca
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