2014 Rock'n August - About Us

 

 
   

 

 

 

History:

Rock'n August 2014 will celebrate its 18th year of operation as the finest festival of Cars and Music in Western Canada and the City of St. Albert's third largest annual event. A number of years ago, the Cosmopolitan Clubs of St. Albert, Edmonton and Sturgeon wanted to create a fundraiser for Diabetes Research and Education. They decided that classic cars and the sounds of the fifties and sixties was the perfect mix and Rock'n August was born. With the support of the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce and the St. Albert Cruisers Car Club, this small, fun-filled event has turned into an international classic car display showcasing over 600 extraordinary automobiles.

 

Goal:

The primary goal of Rock'n August is to continue to be a significant contributor to diabetes research and education. The Alberta Diabetes Foundation at the University of Alberta has set the international benchmark for treatment of diabetes with Islet Cell Transplantation. This year Rock'n August will make every effort to bring $150,000 to the doctors and researchers who specialize in this disease that will affect one in four Canadians in the next three to four years. All funds raised by Rock'n August remain within the province of Alberta.

 

Alberta Diabetes Foundation recipient of Rock'n August donation for diabetes research & education.

 

 

Edmonton - The Alberta Diabetes Foundation is excited to announce that they are the recipients of a generous donation of $70,000 from the Rock'n August group. Rock’n August has moved away from donating towards equipment costs and starting 2010 has entered into a fellowship with the Diabetes Foundation to fund two researchers to work towards a cure.

 

Rock'n August is a partnership between the St. Albert, Edmonton, and Sturgeon Cosmopolitan Clubs, the St. Albert Cruisers and the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce. The ongoing support of the Rock'n August group in raising funds for diabetes research and education provides a strong community relationship, as well as funding for the Alberta Diabetes Foundation and the Alberta Diabetes Institute.

In its 18th year of operation, Rock'n August is an international classic car and music show that takes place throughout the City of St. Albert from August 5th - 9th, 2014. The cheque presentation is the official kickoff for the 2014 Rock'n August event. The Alberta Diabetes Foundation is thrilled that Rock'n August has set a fundraising goal for this year’s event to raise $150,000 for diabetes research and education.

 

We are very pleased to report that the 2013 Edition of Rock'n August was a record-setting success. The committee consisting of The St. Albert Cruisers Car Club, Cosmopolitan Clubs of Edmonton, St. Albert, Sturgeon and the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce worked countless hours to ensure the success of this year's classic car show fund raiser for the Alberta Diabetes Foundation.

 
 

 

 
 

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