Alberta Government Helps Raise Awareness

Posted May 11th, 2011 by webadmin

On May 5, 2011 Alberta’s Minister of Health and Wellness the Honourable Gene Zwozdesky presented Bob Rogers, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, an Alberta Community Spirit Grant for $9808.18.

For Alberta MLA George VanderBurg the presentation was personal. Vanderburg was diagnosed with hemochromatosis in April 2010.

“The difference between me and my father and my grandfather is I will be able to see my granddaughters graduate from high school,” says VanderBurg.

Read the complete media release (PDF).