MEDIA AND PHOTO ALERT - Ted Rogers to be Honoured with Bronze Statue at Rogers Centre, July 23

-- 12-foot bronze statue to be unveiled at dedication ceremony outside Rogers Centre --

-- Rogers family, Rogers Communications President and CEO Nadir Mohamed, The Tenors, close friends, and dignitaries pay tribute to the iconic business leader --

TORONTO, July 19, 2013 /CNW/ - To celebrate the legacy of one of Canada's most innovative leaders, a 12-foot bronze statue of Edward S. "Ted" Rogers will be unveiled at a dedication ceremony on Tuesday, July 23 at 5 p.m. ET outside Rogers Centre.

What:     A Tribute to Ted
      Unveiling of bronze statue of Ted Rogers
       
When:     Tuesday, July 23                       
      Camera call and media check-in at 4:30 p.m. ET
      Dedication ceremony to commence at 5:20 p.m. ET
      Photo of statue surrounded by Rogers family at 5:40 p.m. ET
      Media interview opportunities begin at 5:45 p.m. ET
       
Where:      Rogers Centre
      1 Blue Jays Way; Outside Gates 5 and 6
       
Who:                                          
  • Loretta Rogers, Company Director, Rogers Communications; wife of the late Ted Rogers
  • Lisa Rogers, daughter of Loretta and the late Ted Rogers
  • Edward Rogers, Deputy Chairman, Rogers Communications; son of Loretta and the late Ted Rogers
  • Melinda Rogers, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development, Rogers Communications; Founder & Managing General Partner, Rogers Venture Partners; Chairman of Jays Care Foundation; daughter of Loretta and the late Ted Rogers
  • Martha Rogers, Company Director, Rogers Communications and Dr. of Naturopathic Medicine; daughter of Loretta and the late Ted Rogers
  • Nadir Mohamed, President and CEO, Rogers Communications
  • Alan Horn, Chairman of the Board, Rogers Communications, and President and CEO, Rogers Telecommunications Limited John Hinnen, Vice President, News, Rogers Media
  • The Tenors, Fraser Walters, Clifton Murray, Remigio Pereira, and Victor Micallef
  • Dina Pugliese and Kevin Frankish, hosts, Breakfast Television                         
     

 

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information:

For media access and confirm attendance, please RSVP to Charmaine.Khan@rci.rogers.com or 416.277.0450