Be a Friend

A Friend of the Birkie is an organization or individual that promotes the Festival or contributes in some other way to the Birkie. The Birkie invites any person or organization to help by becoming a Friend by emailing our office.

We would like to thank the following for being Birkie Friends:

Alberta Environment and Parks, Parks Division Staff Alberta Environment and Parks, Parks Division Volunteers
Alberta Trail Riders Association (FS) Garry Atchison, Meteorologist
Blackfoot Grazing Association Canadian Progress Club of Sherwood Park (FS)
Edmonton Attendance Centre, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club (FS)
Edmonton Examiner Edmonton Nordic Ski Club
Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club (FS) Friends of Blackfoot Society
Grant MacEwan Mountain Club (FS) Margaret Toonen
Multiple Sclerosis Society – AB and NWT Division Nordiq Alberta
Nordiq Canada Northlands Volunteer Services
Northern Alberta Radio Club River Valley Revenge (FS)
175th Southwood Scouting Group (FS) St. Albert Community Information and Volunteer Centre
Strathcona County Information and Volunteer Centre Strathcona Wilderness Centre
Survivorfest 24 (FS) University of Alberta Outdoor Club (FS)
Verner Steinbru, Viking! Waskahegan Trail Association (FS)
Shirley Yakamitz

FS = Food Station Hosts