ATB Financial An Evening FORE The Ladies
Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club
2035 Winterburn Rd SW, Spruce Grove, AB T7Y 1A9, Canada
The Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON tournament week will include a special ladies only event presented by ATB Financial. Global TV’s Nancy Carlson will host the evening and interview three dynamic women from the sport and entertainment industry including two time Olympic gold medalist Shannon Szabados, Para High Performance Lead for Athletics Canada Carla Nicholls and Rogers Place General Manager Susan Darrington. The women will share their insights and inspiration to the attendees. The evening will include a wine reception, BBQ, the speaker series, silent auction, fashion show, some shopping, and a golf demonstration by Mackenzie Tour professionals.
What will you receive from the night?
• Hear inspirational stories from three amazing women
• Enjoy a delicious dinner
• Make new friends
• Check out the latest trends during the Fashion Show
• Watch a Golf Demonstration from Mackenzie Tour Professionals
• Receive a gift package
• Draw prizes and more!
About the Speakers:
Nancy Carlson was born and raised in Edmonton. She has a Bachelor of Journalism with honours from the University of Regina and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alberta. Her career in broadcast journalism began at CHCA in Red Deer before moving on to Global Regina and then CTV Winnipeg. Each adventure has taught her something new about what’s important to people in different cities. Nancy will be the emcee for the evening and you can catch her weeknights on Global News at 11.
Susan Darrington is Executive Vice President, Rogers Place in the OEG Executive structure, responsible for all activities and personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of Rogers Place, including Live Entertainment, Guest Experience, Security, Engineering, Food and Beverage, and Ticket Services. Prior to joining Oilers Entertainment Group in August 2015, Susan worked with AEG Worldwide, where she served as General Manager of Allianz Parque, stadium of the Palmeiras Soccer Club, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Susan also spent 13 years previous to that as VP, Facility Operations and Services at CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks. Susan is based in Edmonton at Oilers Entertainment Group headquarters. Susan began her career as an usherette in Northlands Coliseum, original home of the Edmonton Oilers in 1985.
Para High Performance Lead for Athletics Canada Carla Nicholls is no stranger to high performance. She is a team Canada member of three Olympic Games, two in which she coached a total of 21 individual events at the 2008 and 2012 games, and the latest games as High Performance Technical leader of Athletics' most successful games in history. Nicholls has recently been named as the Head Coach/Lead of Paralympic Program for Athletics Canada.
Having grown up playing most of her hockey with and against boys, Shannon Szabados joined Canada’s National Women’s Team in 2006. Shannon is a three-time Olympic medallist having represented Canada internationally at the 2010, 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics. She was in goal during Canada's gold medal wins over the United States in 2010 and 2014. After the 2010 tournament, she was named Top Goaltender and was selected to the Tournament All-Star Team. On December 27, 2015, Szabados became the first woman to record a shutout in a men's professional hockey league, in a 33-save, 3–0 win for the Cottonmouths over the Huntsville Havoc.