Join Chelsea Bird in a energizing morning, as Kids Up Front presents our “Breakfast for Champions.” Our special guest panel includes Steve Hogle, Reed Clarke, and an Elks player, who all are instrumental in driving community engagement through sports with these fundamental Edmonton teams, fostering unity and strength in our city. Discover firsthand why Kids Up Front’s partnership providing these experiences to deserving kids and families in the community holds immense value for these sports enthusiasts, their teams, and the city’s growth. Join us in celebrating the enriching power of community, kids and families, and city sports.
Wednesday, November 22, 2023 AT 7:00AM-8:30AM
The Matrix Hotel: Amber Room (10640 100 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5J 3N8)
Our Sports Panel
Steve Hogle, General Manger at Edmonton Riverhawks
Steve brings a wealth of experience to the Edmonton Riverhawks. His professional career includes decades in media, where he ran the CTV Edmonton newsroom, work at the Alberta Research Council (now Alberta Innovates) and time with the Edmonton Oilers as Vice President Communications and Broadcast. He went on to spend six years in Saskatchewan as President of the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League and serve as the organization’s Alternate Governor and Senior Advisor prior to returning to Edmonton to serve as the General Manager of Hockey Edmonton in 2020.
Reed Clarke, Past President & Owner at Edmonton Stingers
Reed is a strong marketing and sales professional with a Master of Business Administration from Athabasca University. Reed was the President and owner of the Edmonton Stingers Basketball club (Canadian Elite Basketball League). As a volunteer, Reed serves on the Board of Directors for Sport Central and has previously served as the Marketing and Sponsorship Executive Member for the Victoria Men’s Golf Club here in Edmonton and on the Board of Directors of the Royal Glenora Club.
High Profile Player, TBA from Edmonton Elks
Chelsea Bird is an award-winning broadcaster who has called Edmonton home for the last decade. After graduating with honours from NAIT’s TV & radio broadcasting program in 2012, she began her on-air career on 103.9 CISN Country. She quickly took over the afternoon drive show, which she co-hosted for nearly three years.
After making the move to co-host the morning show on 104.9 Virgin Radio for the following three and a half years, Chelsea took a break from radio to appear on Global’s Big Brother Canada Season 7; the highest-rated season of the show’s history. In 2013, Chelsea was named one of Edmonton’s Sizzling Top 20 under 30 for her accomplishments and involvement in the community. She most recently hosted the Alberta-made TV show The Moment.