/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Mr. Hockey(TM) Gordie Howe and NHL Alumni to
help launch new Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's in Edmonton/

EDMONTON, Oct. 26 /CNW/ - Hockey buffs will have the chance to play with and against hockey greats including Paul Coffey, Lanny McDonald, Mark Napier and a host of other NHL alumni from Edmonton, Calgary and other NHL teams in the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's coming to Edmonton April 9, 10, and 11, 2010.

This charitable hockey tournament will raise funds for Alzheimer's research.

    WHO:     Mr. Hockey(TM) Gordie Howe,
             Mark Napier, Executive Director, NHL Alumni Association(TM),
              former Edmonton Oiler and Stanley Cup champion
             Lyn Krutzfeldt, President, Alzheimer Society - Alberta and
              Northwest Territories
             Mark Gryfe, President, Baycrest Foundation
             Chris Bruce, Vice-President, Edmonton District, Scotiabank
             Tournament Co-Chairs: Native Edmontonians and business
              leaders Greg Christenson & David Cynamon

    WHERE:   Matrix Hotel
             10001 107 St NW
             Edmonton, AB

    WHEN:    Wednesday October 28, 2009
             10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
             Media conference begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp, with time for
             questions and interviews immediately following

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further information: For further information: Deborah Spence, Scotiabank Public Affairs, T: (403) 601-4855, C: (403) 612-3317, deborah.spence@scotiabank.com; Michelle Cobb, Scotiabank Public, Affairs T: (778) 327-5451, C: (778) 668-2995, michelle.cobb@scotiabank.com

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