TORONTO, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend this Wednesday's afternoon press conference for the 59th Annual Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner & Auction in support of Easter Seals Ontario. Known as Canada's most successful and prestigious sports dinner, with close to 1,000 guests in attendance, the event has raised over 6.5 million to help kids with physical disabilities and their families.
Celebrity Head Table:
Mike Bullard (emcee): Canadian comedian and television host
Roberto Alomar: Former All-Star second baseman
Alex Anthopoulos : General Manager for the Toronto Blue Jays
Adriano Belli: Defensive tackle with the Toronto Argonauts
Jairus Byrd: Buffalo Bills defensive back
Theo Fleury: Former NHL player
Dick Irvin: Retired Canadian sports broadcaster and author
Mike Keenan: Former NHL head coach
Catriona Le May Doan: Canadian speed skater and a double Olympic
Buck Martinez: Sports Broadcaster and former MLB catcher
Jamie Salé: Canadian pairs Olympic champion figure skater.
Craig Simpson: retired NHL player and recent winner of Battle of the
Joined by the 2010 Provincial Easter Seals Ambassadors, representing
Ontario's kids with physical disabilities.
Time: 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Location: Media Room 101, North Building
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West
For more information, visit www.connsmythedinner.com or www.easterseals.org
SOURCE Easter Seals Ontario
For further information: For further information: Media Contact: Barb Saunders, Easter Seals Ontario, (416) 421-8377 ext. 326, Cell: (416) 655-9546, email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Event information, Holly Patton, Easter Seals Ontario, (416) 421-8377 ext. 318, email: email@example.com