Calgary, Canada, October 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The floods of 2013 devastated so many of the communities where Gescan staff live and work. Today, Gescan West a Division of Sonepar Canada is very proud to announce a donation of $60,000 CAD to be distributed to both The Calgary Foundation and The Town of High River Disaster Relief Fund. Working with these organizations ensures that the donated money will reach the communities who are in the greatest need during this rebuilding phase. “Gescan strives to contribute and have a positive impact in the communities it is a part of. It is time for us to focus our attention and energies on how we can help clean up and rebuild homes and our communities. Here at Gescan we are trying to do our small part in helping Alberta families rebuild and recover during these trying times,” said Jeff Derkuch, President of Gescan West.
About Gescan West,
Gescan is a leader in the distribution of electrical supplies and equipment with 24 branches across Western Canada with their Head Office location based out of Calgary. Gescan serves two major market sectors, the residential/commercial contractors and the industrial end users and contractors. Gescan West was originally a division of Canadian General Electric Co. Ltd. The division was established in the early 1920’s in Western Canada and was known at that time as GE Supply Sales and Distribution. Sonepar Group, the world’s leading electrical distributor purchased Gescan in October, 1989. Today, Gescan continues to provide outstanding service to all its customers, ranging from independent contractors to national commercial and industrial enterprises.
About The Calgary Foundation Floor Rebuilding Fund
Following the devastating Southern Alberta Floods of June 2013, The Calgary Foundation established the Flood Rebuilding Fund, which supports long-term rebuilding and recovery efforts.
For more information, please visit: www.thecalgaryfoundation.org/initiatives/flood-rebuilding-fund
Town of High River Disaster Relief Fund
The Town of High River continues to work with the Government of Alberta and our partners to rebuild and recover from the June flood.