You’re invited to Clara’s Big Ride event! Clara’s Big Ride rolls into Calgary

Bell-Lets-Talk_Clara_bigCalgary Counselling Centre is thrilled to host Clara’s Big Ride for Bell Let’s Talk on Saturday, May 31, 2014 with six time Olympic medalist and mental health advocate Clara Hughes.

We invite you and your family to attend an interactive, informative, fun and FREE community event from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 with Clara Hughes as the keynote speaker at Calgary French & International School (700 – 77th Street SW).  Check out our poster for more details.

Clara Hughes is biking across Canada en route for over 110 days and is stopping in 95 different communities including Calgary to help raise awareness and reduce stigma around mental health.

Calgary Counselling Centre was chosen as the Community Champion for Clara’s Big Ride in Calgary and will be hosting a day of interactive activities for all ages, such as:

  • Keynote presentation from Clara Hughes, six time Olympic medalist and mental health advocate (10-11 a.m.)
  • Information sessions on mental health topics such as: using imagery for positive mental health and goal setting & exercise and mental well-being
  • Yoga, drumming, & art activities
  • Mini mental health fair with community agencies

For more information on the community event check out our poster here and please feel free to print and share with friends and your neighbourhood!

Let’s reduce stigma by learning, listening, and creating together!

For more information on Clara’s Big Ride visit:

For more information on the community event contact Caitlin Simpson, Fund Development Associate at or 403-691-5904

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