Westerner Park Staff Receive Awards at CAFE

Westerner Park staff in Red Deer received awards this month in Halifax during the Canadian Association Fairs and Exhibitions Conference.

Two staff members at Westerner Park in Red Deer were awarded honours from the Canadian Association Fairs and Exhibitions Conference (CAFE) this month in Halifax.

Marketing and Communications Assistant Manager for Westerner Park Ashley Nelson received the Future Leaders Award as part of CAFE's Youth Inspired program for those under 30 years old.

She says she started as a volunteer at Westerner Days.

At the awards in Halifax, Nelson also presented Westerner Park's Assistant General Manager & Operations Manager Jim White with the 2019 Roll of Honour Award for his distinguished service to the fair industry.

Nelson talks about the awards night.

Nelson is from Innisfail and wanted to take her career back to the area and be close to friends and family.

She started at Westerner Park just over 2 years ago.

Nelson also attended the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto this summer with CAFE's Youth Inspired program.


(photo submitted by Westerner Park)

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