MEDIA ADVISORY - 2015 MLSE Team Up Challenge on Sunday

TORONTO, June 12, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

Past and present members of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC and Toronto Furies will team up with MLSE personalities and amateur athletes in the MLSE Team Up Challenge presented by Ford of Canada and Your Toronto Area Ford Dealers. This unique, one-day tournament will see teams compete in basketball, ball hockey and soccer to raise funds to support Camp Trillium and send over 100 children battling cancer and their families to camp. The top fundraising teams will also have the opportunity to draft a celebrity coach to their roster. Other activities during the day include music, a silent auction, catered lunch and Ford vehicle test drives.



WHO:

Michael Bartlett, Executive Director, MLSE Foundation



Sarah Rae, Partnership Marketing Manager, Ford of Canada



Lauren Howe, Toronto Maple Leafs in-arena host



Shari Leavitt, Toronto FC in-arena host



Peter Holland, Toronto Maple Leafs player and MLSE Team Up Challenge participant








Celebrity coaches (subject to change):


Johnny Bower

Matt Devlin

Mike Krushelnyski

Bob Nevin


Wendel Clark

Lou Franceschetti

Jamaal Magloire

Mark Osborne


Shayne Corson

Sherman Hamilton

Jama Mahlalela

Darryl Sittler


Warren Creavalle

Al Iafrate

Dave McLlwain

Darcy Tucker


Dwayne De Rosario

Peter Ing

Reid Mitchell

Kristy Zamora


Bill Derlago

Mike Johnson

Shannon Moulson


 

Interview and Photo opportunities available

** Note: Media may attend any portion of the media availability provided. Media interested in attending are asked to RSVP with expected time of arrival to Melissa Perri (Melissa.Perri@MLSE.com).**

WHEN:

Sunday, June 14, 2015   


9 a.m.

Team registration / media availability begins


9:15 a.m.

Formal introductory remarks and speeches by special guests


10 a.m.

Games begin


12:40 p.m.

Lunch break


1 p.m.

Media availability ends



WHERE:

The Hangar (Main Entrance) at Downsview Park


75 Carl Hall Rd.


Toronto, ON


M3K 2B9

 

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media Contacts: Melissa Perri, MLSE, Melissa.Perri@MLSE.com, 416-554-8185

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