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The Future of the Game

by Cam Tait / OilCountryChampionship.com

Ethan Lockwood was being a kid. That's all. Because, when you're 10 years old playing street hockey and the ball rolls over the sidewalk, bouncing like never before and ends up under a tree there's only one thing to do: go get it. No wasting time when it comes to street hockey.

Video: COMMUNITY | Celebrity Pro-Am

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Oilers swap out hockey sticks for golf clubs for charity

Oilers, alumni and celebrities participate in 2nd annual Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON

by Jessica Kent / OilCountryChampionship.com

Current Oilers players, alumni and other celebrities will lace up their golf shoes for the second annual Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON. The championship will kick off the Edmonton leg of the Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada.

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Additional 2017 Celebrity Pro-Am participants announced

Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON announces the addition of a star-studded roster

by Press Release / OilersFoundation.ca

(Edmonton, AB) - Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) announced today the addition of a star-studded roster to the celebrity lineup teeing off alongside Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada professionals during the 2nd Annual Celebrity Pro-Am. This exciting event helps kick off the Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON tournament week to be played at Edmonton's Windermere Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

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Untapped Potential

Stories about last week's Carter Work Project for Habitat for Humanity have reverence and meaning which will hold value for decades.

by Cam Tait Habitat For Humanity / OilersFoundation.ca

Stories about last week's Carter Work Project for Habitat for Humanity have reverence and meaning which will hold value for decades. 

Video: ICE Level | Habitat for Humanity

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Oilers Foundation gifts record $3.6 million to community initiatives

by Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) is proud to announce the strongest gifting year on record following an amazing 2016-17 season of activity for the Oilers Foundation, culminating in a total donation amount of $3.6 million to charities and minor hockey groups throughout Northern Alberta.

With a focus on philanthropic leadership in health and wellness, education and minor hockey for youth across Oil Country, the EOCF is dedicated to helping eradicate social issues while finding long-term solutions to build strong, vibrant and safe communities.

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Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Walk FORE Kids

Support the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation on Sunday, August 6

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / EdmontonOilers.com

(Edmonton, AB) -- Walking FORE a cause! The Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON unveiled its charitable component to complement Edmonton's 2nd annual Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada event, the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation Walk FORE Kids, in support of the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.

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TAIT: People loving people

Cam Tait chats with Garth Brooks about his participation in Habitat for Humanity and his appreciation of Edmonton

by Cam Tait / EdmontonOilers.com

When Garth Brooks went through the breakfast line this week in south east Edmonton scooping scrambled eggs, spearing sausages and sprinkling hash browns on his plate, one of his hit songs played through his head.

And the tune gained more volume - and, more importantly, more meaning - as the morning rolled into a day, and the days turned into half a week at the Carter Work Project for Habitat for Humanity.

Video: ICE Level | Habitat for Humanity

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TAIT: Leadership 101

Carter Work Project, Day 4

by Cam Tait / EdmontonOilers.com

It's not often Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) CEO Bob Nicholson is seen in an orange and white T-shirt and a pair of jeans. But there he was Thursday morning, looking like a veteran carpenter rather than the seasoned hockey executive he is.

Video: ICE Level | Habitat for Humanity

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TAIT: Click

It was a picturesque Day 3 at the Habitat for Humanity Carter Work Project

by Cam Tait / EdmontonOilers.com

It was picture day Wednesday afternoon at the Habitat for Humanity Carter Work Project - notwithstanding the tens of thousands of cellphone pictures of volunteers - even selfies - hammering, sawing, measuring, and moving lumber, eating, sipping water and so many other activities.

But Wednesday afternoon… well, that was different.

PHOTO GALLERY: Habitat for Humanity Day 3

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Making houses into homes

Habitat for Humanity begins building of 75 homes

by Cam Tait / EdmontonOilers.com

It's just after 8:00 AM Monday when former U.S. President Jimmy Carter spoke the final sentence of his morning devotion to kick off the first day of the Carter Work Project in the Laurel neighbourhood here in Edmonton.

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