Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire – August 14, 2020 – Blackhawk Growth Corp. (CSE:BLR); (CNSX:BLR.CN); (Frankfurt:0JJ); (OTC:BLRZF) (the “Corporation” or “Blackhawk”), is pleased to announce that it has added a member to its strategic advisory board to consult with the Board of Directors and Senior Management of the Company. Blackhawk has appointed Dr. Krista Leicht as its newest member to the advisory board. Dr. Leicht’s involvement and medical expertise will be a valuable addition to the team and will greatly assist Blackhawk in realizing its vision and investment goals. Blackhawk will continue to bolster its board with medical and scientific advisors to advance its current and future planned initiatives.

Dr. Krista Leicht is a Canadian-trained and Alberta-licensed Medical Doctor and Psychiatrist, who brings over twenty years of Clinical experience to the team. She has divided her time in a busy practice, between inpatient and outpatient care, treating both the General Adult Psychiatry population, and specializing in addressing the complex needs of Developmentally Handicapped individuals. Dr. Leicht maintains a hospital practice at Alberta Hospital Edmonton and sees outpatients in a South Edmonton clinic. She continues to teach medical students, residents, and provides further education to Family Practice colleagues. Dr. Leicht’s goal in clinical practice and in her own life has always been to Go Beyond – to provide unique and innovative treatments that better enrich the lives of patients is her mission.

“I am looking forward to working with such a dynamic and innovative group” said Dr. Krista Leicht. “I’m confident that together, we will further develop and bring success to Blackhawk’s Medical initiatives. There is much potential for existing projects and our pending new expansions in this area.”

Frederick Pels, CEO of Blackhawk states: “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Leicht to our team. She brings a wealth of medial knowledge and experience that we will surely leverage as we look to expand and further develop our operations. Her support and guidance will be a relied upon source to further Blackhawk as a leader in the healthcare space. On behalf of our whole team, we look forward to working with Dr. Leicht and updating our shareholders with our progress over the coming weeks.”

For further information please contact:

Frederick Pels, Chief Executive Officer


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