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Heart & Stroke

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$10,000 for Vital Research

Heart & Stroke Community Goal

Update: Thank you CCC Community! We've reached our goal of $10,000 to Heart & Stroke. The work doesn't stop here, though! Keep encouraging your friends and family to help all of our charity partners.

Backed by dedicated donors and volunteers, Heart & Stroke’s commitment to research has been unwavering for more than 60 years, which has led to incredible medical breakthroughs. From the first successful open-heart surgery in Canada to the discovery of the gene responsible for heart arrhythmias, our researchers have led life-saving advances for heart conditions, stroke and vascular dementia.

HOW YOU CAN DO YOUR PART: Together we are fundraising to continue to support the vibrant research communities in Canada, whose work makes a real difference in the lives of those living with or at risk for heart disease, stroke and vascular cognitive impairment. You can help by:

Donating funds - An estimated 1.6 million are living with the devastating effects of these diseases, that continue to take one life every five minutes. Funds raised will help us to continue to invest in the very best research that will have the greatest impact toward our mission to promote health, saves lives and enhance recovery.

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So wait... what’s Calgary Corporate Challenge?

If you haven't heard of Calgary Corporate Challenge yet...get ready! Long gone are the days of snooze-worthy talks, awkward lunches or trust falls – with Calgary Corporate Challenge, it’s all about challenging yourself and your coworkers in sports and games that bring you together. Our mission is to provide the Calgary ( and surrounding area) corporate community with professionally managed team building events that emphasize fun, encourage participation, inclusion, health & fitness, and positive teamwork...oh and we dabble in some charitable works as well. Click the link below to get to us better!

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Why Extraordinary Circumstances?

We've been hearing it for awhile now and, even though it's been roughly 1000 years in self-isolation, it remains true: We are living in unprecedented times. Due to the ever-evolving situation with COVID-19, and with our participants' safety at the forefront, the September Games are no longer viable. Unlike Ross Geller though, we've managed to "PIVOT!".

What's better than 16 days of events? 3 months of events! Calgary Corporate Challenge remains committed to providing our participating companies opportunities to promote teamwork, community building, employee engagement, and networking. We are proud to present a brand new slate of events in these Extraordinary Circumstances.

What will the 2020 CCC Games: Extraordinary Circumstances look like?

Much like the September Games, Extraordinary Circumstances will be a mixed bag of 'Sports' Events, Monthly Challenges, and Special/Social Events, all designed to bring people together! From July to September, CCC will be hosting numerous tournaments and facilitating challenges to get people active and connecting. What are you waiting for?

So who can participate in Extraordinary Circumstances?

In an effort to get even more of your company involved, CCC has eased restrictions on employee participation. Does your office have 40 people who want to participate in trivia? Great, 10 teams it is! Is the entire office going to compete in the Suncor Step Challenge? The more the merrier! Plus, for the first time, every employee from any Canadian office of a registered company is invited to join in. Surprise! Virtual & digital events have far fewer participation limits.

How will I connect with my coworkers and other participants?

Discord will be our main form of communication during events! (See the next FAQ for more)

Zoom will also make an appearance at some of our events. While we're familiar with the perils of "Zoom fatigue", we promise these events won't feel like just another Zoom meeting!

We also strongly encourage our Company Captains and Team Captains to foster these relationships and connections by organizing their own remote team huddles. We want the spirit of the September Games to live on through these events, so get those happy hour drinks flowing and look at how your team measures up on our Event Leaderboards!

What is Discord?

Discord is easy, intuitive, and it's free! We will use Discord Servers to get many of our tournaments organized, but the channels will also remain open for our participants to stay connected throughout the events. Who couldn't use a little more human interaction these days?

What's the difference between an Event and a Challenge?

Events will take place on a specific date & time. Challenges follow a "do-it-yourself" model and can be done at your convenience within a certain time frame!

Are there trophies and medals to be won this year?

Yes, Spirit Trophies are on the line! Divisional Trophies and Medals will not be awarded this year, but that doesn't mean there won't still be winners. Bragging rights are still up for grabs.

More information about the following will be provided as soon as possible:

Special Events including the Design Challenge, CEO Challenge, Halftime Party, and Closing Ceremony

Have more questions about Calgary Corporate Challenge?

If you still have questions or aren't sure what to expect head over to our FAQ page for more information!

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Whether you're looking for the latest info or want to find out more about team-building opportunities with us and our partners, or are just looking to kill five minutes before your lunch break — this is the place to see what's up with CCC.

Calgary Corporate Challenge is made possible thanks in large part to dozens of generous sponsors, including:

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