|Adrian Aucoin presents Ben Affelck a Flames jersey |
The event honoured extraordinary people and organizations that have made a significant effect on children.
The Difference Award, presented by Hockey Calgary, recognized the Calgary Flames work in the community and impact on the lives of children. Flames players joined Calgary Mayor Bronconnier to present the evening’s host, Ben Affleck, with a Calgary Flames jersey after he was awarded Calgary’s famous white hat.
One X One Calgary Event raises funds to preserve the quality of life for children locally and globally.
Affleck was joined by Grammy Award-winner musician George Benson, The Canadian Tenors, Eva Avila, Sara Diamond, comedian James Cunningham and the world-renowned African Children’s Choir.
The charitable arm of the Calgary Flames; The Flames Foundation for Life has directed over $32 million in funding to education, medical research, amateur sport and recreation.