Skate with Leafs greats at Air Canada Centre Sunday, February 24, 2013
TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Hockey enthusiasts, Leafs fans and skaters
of all ages will have the opportunity to hit the ice with the Toronto
Maple Leafs Alumni at the 35th annual Toronto Maple Leafs Skate for Easter Seals Kids - 2013 Skate
with the Greats. Participants who raise a minimum of $150 in pledges
will have the opportunity to skate with Leafs Alumni at Air Canada
Centre (ACC) in Toronto on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Skaters will have the opportunity to engage in autograph signings and
skate alongside participating Leafs Alumni, including Wendel Clark and
Darryl Sittler and other much-loved Leafs players. A complimentary
lunch will be provided at the end of each skating session, courtesy of
MR. SUB. All individual skaters who raise more than $175 qualify for
special prizes that include an autographed Toronto Maple Leafs jersey
and other coveted Leafs memorabilia.
"The Toronto Maple Leafs are, once again, proud to be partnering with
our longest standing charitable partner, Easter Seals Ontario, for this
very special event," said Mike Ferriman, Manager, Game Presentation,
The Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Club.
Skaters must register online at www.EasterSealsSkate.org, and choose their preferred session time. Skate sessions are in one
hour intervals. Spectators tickets are available for $30, which
includes entrance into the arena, a complimentary lunch and the
opportunity to participate in the concourse-level activities.
"We're excited to be hosting the 35th annual Toronto Maple Leafs Skate for Easter Seals Kids back at Air
Canada Centre," said Carol Lloyd, President and CEO, Easter Seals
Ontario. "This event gives hockey fans a rare opportunity to skate on
the ice at Air Canada Centre alongside some great Leafs alumni and also
raise important funds to help children with physical disabilities."
Since 1922, Easter Seals Ontario has played an important role in
providing support for children and youth with physical disabilities.
Easter Seals offers financial assistance for mobility and communication
devices, fully accessible summer camps and funding for other summer
SOURCE: Easter Seals Ontario
For further information:
For more information or to register, visit: www.eastersealsskate.org.
Easter Seals Ontario
(416) 421-8377 ext. 368