/R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Hockey greats join annual CIBC Hockey Day for United Way this Sunday, December 11/

NHL legends Doug Gilmour and Glenn Healy join Santa and 27 CIBC hockey teams for a day of friendly competition and family activities in support of United Way

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - CIBC Hockey Day, a friendly competition between CIBC colleagues in support of United Way Toronto & York Region, takes place this Sunday. In its 13th year, CIBC Hockey Day has raised $5.8 million for United Way to date, and this year's fundraising goal is $1.5 million.

WHEN:

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 10:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.



WHERE:

York University, Canlan Ice Sports, 989 Murray Ross Parkway, North York ON M3J 3M4


PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES:


  • 10:30am - Santa arrives
  • 11:15am - Family skate
  • 11:30am - CIBC cheque presentation to United Way with NHL Alumni

AVAILABLE TO SPEAK WITH MEDIA:


  • From United Way: Daniele Zanotti, President & CEO
  • From CIBC: Harry Culham, Senior Executive Vice-President and Group Head, Capital Markets

         

        ABOUT UNITED WAY TORONTO & YORK REGION: United Way Toronto & York Region is a charity dedicated to creating opportunities for a better life for everyone from the waterfront of downtown Toronto, to the southern shore of Lake Simcoe. Working in partnership with others, we mobilize people and resources to support a network of agencies that help people when they need it most. United Way also addresses the root causes of social problems, working to change community conditions for the better over the long term.

        WEBSITE: unitedwaytyr.com
        BLOG: imagineacity.ca
        TWITTER: twitter.com/unitedwaytyr
        FACEBOOK: facebook.com/unitedwaytyr
        INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/unitedwaytyr

        SOURCE United Way - Toronto & York Region

        Image with caption: "United Way - Toronto & York Region (CNW Group/United Way - Toronto & York Region)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161211_C5487_PHOTO_EN_834892.jpg

        For further information: Media contact: Glenn Ewald, Director, Strategic Communications, United Way Toronto & York Region, Mobile: 416-574-4971, Email: gewald@uwgt.org,


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