Support Association (MESA)
Sunday, June 18, 2006
11:30 a.m. -
Island Park (Downtown Calgary)
Balloon Launch at 2:00 p.m.
Educational Support Association (MESA)
Children and their guests to participate in
Annual Father’s Day Picnic.
There will be a launch of eighty
Purple Balloons in support of Fatherhood.
The launch of the Purple
Balloons is being done in conjunction with Father’s Day
celebrations around the world. Purple color has become a symbol
for fathers around the world, purple shirts and ribbons are now
worn as a symbol of solidarity with fathers, and the Purple
Balloons event on Father’s Day is an outgrowth of this new
awareness of Fatherhood.
The symbolic launch of eighty
balloons is to signify the approximate number of 8000 divorces
that happens in Alberta every year.
A black balloon will also be
lunched in support of separated fathers and children who are
attempting to maintain a meaningful relationship.
are encouraged to write a message of appreciation to fatherhood
and put it on the balloon. Each balloon will bear a printed
Fathers ... Not Visitors
All are welcome to attend
Free Purple Balloons to children
at the park
Free food, juices and soft
Shared Parenting “The best parent is both parents”
children need two parents in their lives. Public policy and
Family Law should be supportive of the family and every parent
who wants to be one.
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
Men's Educational Support Association (MESA)
Work: (403) 541-1788