/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - Steven Stamkos to share moment of hockey happiness with fans and Special Olympics Athletes/

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ -

WHAT:  

Pro hockey player and Coca-Cola Canada athlete, Steven Stamkos, will show off his street hockey prowess and share a special moment of hockey happiness with fans and members of a Special Olympics floor hockey team in a rousing game of ball hockey.  Spectators welcome! 

 

Share a Coke Mobile will be on hand for event attendees to create and share personalized mini-cans of Coca-Cola.  Sixty fans will be chosen at random to join the game through collectible Coca-Cola mini cans with the name "Stamkos" handed out randomly through the Share a Coke Mobile on site.



WHEN:  

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


11:30 AM - 1:00 PM



WHO:  
 


Steven Stamkos, Coca-Cola Canada Athlete

Matthew Nighswander, Member of Special Olympics Canada's 2013 World Games Silver-Medal Winning Floor Hockey Team

Sonia Bongiorno, Senior Integrated Marketing Communications Manager, Coca-Cola Ltd.

WHERE: 

Parking Lot, 299 Queen Street West, Toronto



INTERVIEW OPPS:

Steven Stamkos will be available for a Q&A at 12:50PM.

Representatives from Coca-Cola Canada and Special Olympics Canada on hand during and post-game for interviews. To book interviews, please RSVP through media contact below.



PHOTO OPPS:


  • Steven Stamkos sharing a Coca-Cola with fans and Special Olympics Canada's floor hockey team
  • Steven Stamkos, fans and members of Special Olympics Canada's floor hockey team playing ball hockey
  • Spectators cheering on the ball hockey game
  • Steven Stamkos with representatives from Coca-Cola Canada

B-ROLL AND PHOTOS:

Available following the event

 

About Coca-Cola Canada
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SOURCE Coca-Cola Canada

For further information: For more information and/or to confirm attendance, please contact: Aly Ruiz, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2763, aruiz@environicspr.com; Shannon Denny, Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, (416) 424-6373, sdenny@coca-cola.com