MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - RBC invites Ontarians to celebrate the spirit of the Winter Olympic Games this Family Day

Skate with former Olympians and NHL stars at 15 rinks across the GTA

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - This Monday, February 17, RBC is inviting families all across Ontario to celebrate the spirit of the Winter Olympic Games by coming out to free pleasure skates at 35 rinks across southern Ontario, including 15 rinks in the Greater Toronto Area. There will be celebrity appearances and fun and surprises for skaters of all ages.

WHO:  Celebrity athletes, including Wendel Clark, Cheryl Pounder and other former
NHL stars and Olympic Gold Medalists
   
WHEN:   Monday, February 17, 2014 (times vary by arena/rink)
   
WHERE:   35 arenas across southern Ontario; 15 arenas across the GTA
   
See www.rbc.com/familyday for arena details, including celebrity appearances and times.

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RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2012, we contributed more than $95 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community investments of more than $64 million and $31 million in sponsorships.

 

 

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For further information:

Mark Hamill, RBC
Mark.hamill@rbc.com / 416-974-3900