MEDIA ADVISORY - The Toronto Marlies make annual visit to SickKids Hospital

**Note: Media are asked to refrain from promoting this event before 2:15 p.m. on March 18 as it is a private opportunity.**

TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:          

The Toronto Marlies will participate in their eighth annual full team visit to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Marlies players will meet with patients, host a game of bingo, hand out gifts and sign autographs.




In celebration of the upcoming Toronto Marlies Star Wars Night on Friday, March 20, live characters from the 501st Legion Canadian Garrison will also be on hand at the visit, including two Stormtroopers, Darth Vader, a Biker Scout and a Tie Fighter Pilot.



WHO:            

Toronto Marlies players


SickKids patients and their families




Interview and Photo opportunities available



WHEN:         

Wednesday, March 18, 2015


2:15-2:45 p.m. (media are asked to arrive no later than 2 p.m.)                                               



WHERE:       

The Hospital for Sick Children


555 University Avenue


Media: please meet at the Info Desk near the 170 Elizabeth Street entrance.




Photo and interview opportunities will be available during the meet and greet from 2:15-2:45 p.m. only.

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media Contact: Melissa Perri, MLSE, M: 416-554-8185, Melissa.Perri@MLSE.com; Stefano Toniutti, Toronto Marlies, M: 647-202-1329, SToniutti@TorontoMarlies.com

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