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TrainingPort.net nabs Hope Air philanthropy award

June 18, 2014, Edmonton, Alta. - On behalf of his entire team, TrainingPort.net president Scott Macpherson accepted the Hope Air Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year Award in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 18, during a luncheon at the Canadian Business Aviation Association Convention in Edmonton.


June 18, 2014
By Carey Fredericks

Hope Air is the unique Canadian national charity which arranges free flights for low-income Canadians who need non-emergency healthcare not available in their local communities. www.hopeair.ca

Macpherson, who founded TrainingPort.net in 2005 says “When my team learned we had won this award everyone was shocked and very proud to be honoured in such a way.” He adds, “Working with Hope Air has been a fantastic opportunity for us to support the community.”

TrainingPort.net designers created two videos late last year explaining Hope Air and its services. The videos have been instrumental in raising funds and awareness for the charity.  http://bit.ly/traininghope

“We are pleased to give the Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year Award to TrainingPort.net,” says Hope Air Executive Director Doug Keller-Hobson. “TrainingPort.net has been a long time supporter of Hope Air and the most recent video they created provides an easy, previously unavailable platform to spread our message.”

Both Hope Air and TrainingPort.net are exhibiting at the CBAA Convention, which is taking place June 17 through June 19. The annual convention and exhibition occurs in a different location every year and focuses on aviation industry news, technology and developments.