Annual Scotia Hope Hockey Classic engages employees in support of a great cause
TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - Scotiabank executives are teaming up with NHL greats Darryl Sittler, Rick Vaive, Mark Napier and Bill Derlago to join kids from Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Club, a local United Way sponsored agency, in a friendly hockey game in support of Scotia Hope, Scotiabank's 2010 United Way fundraising campaign.
|WHAT:|| A friendly two-period hockey game between NHL Alumni, Scotiabankers
and United Way agency youth to support United Way Toronto.
|| Sunday, December 12, 2010
12:15 p.m. Warm Up
12:35 p.m. O'Canada and Puck Drop
|WHERE:||Ricoh Coliseum, Exhibition Place Toronto|
|| Scotiabank Group Head Global Wealth Management, Chris Hodgson;
United Way Vice-President Resource Development, Julia Gorman;
NHL Player François Beauchemin
NHL Alumnus Darryl Sittler;
NHL Alumnus Rick Vaive;
NHL Alumnus Mark Napier;
NHL Alumnus Bill Derlago;
Scotiabank Senior Executives;
United Way Agency youth; and
CityTV's Hugh Burrill
|WHY:||Scotia Hope, Scotiabank's 2010 employee fundraising campaign for United Way encourages employees to join the effort to give hope to neighbourhoods in the GTA. Through employee and corporate donations Scotiabank hopes to raise more than $5.6 million this year to help women, men, youth and children in our community. This money will help address the very serious challenges of hunger and homelessness and help Canadian newcomers and youth build new lives right across the GTA.|
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Livy Feldgajer, office: 416-866-6203 or
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