MEDIA INQUIRIES: Please email or call Monica Zurowski at 403-875-1222.



News release Oct. 2 – 101-year-old receives Citation of Unique Merit from Top 7 Over 70

News release Sept. 27 – Gala sold out

News release Sept. 19 – Top 7 Over 70 Winners announced

News release Sept. 18 – Top 7 Over 70 sponsors announced (updated Oct. 2)

News release – Nominations for Top 7 Over 70 close in two weeks (Aug. 24, 2017)

News release – Yahoo! It’s the perfect day to nominate an oustanding senior in your life; July 11, 2017

News release from the Canada West Foundation – Seniorpreneurship: Don’t retire  rewire; June 21 2017

News release – Top 7 Over 70 launches; June 14, 2017



Organizers of the Top 7 Over 70 initiative are grateful to the many media outlets that have provided coverage of this project. Some of that coverage includes:


The Top 7 Over 70 is run by volunteer committees and folks at the Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society.

TOP 7 OVER 70 Founder: Jim Gray

TOP 7 OVER 70 PATRON CHAIRS: Jim Gray (founder) and Linda McNally

STEERING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS Brian Felesky, Bonnie DuPont and Steve Allan

STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Monica Zurowski (Calgary Herald & Sun); Court Ellingson, Kari Gordon & Alice Reimer (Calgary Economic Development); David Chalack; Terry Bullick (Apple Magazine); Mary Rozsa de Coquet; Susan Church; Bob Brawn; Susan Turner; George Brookman; Cheryl Hamelin; Elizabeth Carson, Kim McConnell, and — from the Calgary Seniors’ Resource Society — Mark Kolesar, Lori Paine, Ann Lewis Luppino, Dianne Cooper-Ponte, Joanne Toller (The Cause – Charity Specialists) and Phil Levson (The Non Profit Management Group.)

GALA COMMITTEE: Elizabeth Carson and Kim McConnell (co-chairs); Emily Wuori; Gladys Loo; Joanne Toller; Mary Rozsa de Coquet; Phil Levon; Dianne Cooper-Ponte

MARKETING & MEDIA COMMITTEE:  Monica Zurowski (chair), Alison Goodchild, Brent Morrison, Dianne Dickin, Heather Domzal, Mackenzie DePatie, Mason DePatie and Terry Bullick.