Highlights and interviews from the third annual celebrity golf
tournament benefiting the Children's Aid Foundation to air nationwide
TORONTO, June 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, the Joe Carter Classic along with
Score Media Inc. jointly announced an exclusive partnership to air
coverage of its third annual celebrity golf tournament. Available to
viewers across Canada, highlights and interviews from the event will be
shown on theScore Television Network. The event features high-profile
athletes from across North America, including Charles Barkley, Jamaal
Magloire, Doug Gilmour and Mitch "Wild Thing" Williams. The Joe Carter
Classic has raised more than $250,000 for the Children's Aid Foundation
in just two years.
"Partnering with theScore is a great opportunity for us to show viewers
the fun and antics from on the course, but also hear from the young
people who are positively impacted by the funds we raise in support of
the Children's Aid Foundation," said Joe Carter, event host and
co-chair. "I'm very grateful to have so many friends who join me each
year to make this such a memorable experience for all involved."
"The Joe Carter Classic is one of the top celebrity golf tournaments in
Canada," said Greg Sansone, Vice President Operations and Broadcasting,
Score Media Inc. "We're excited to be able to showcase this event
exclusively to our viewers, and support Joe and the great work this
event does for the Children's Aid Foundation in the GTA."
The Joe Carter Classic began in 2010, born out of Joe's combined love of
golf and his enthusiasm for helping others. A family man and father of
three, Joe wanted to create a star-powered event that would benefit
children and youth in Toronto - the town he loves to call his second
"Working with theScore and broadcasting to a national audience is a
major accomplishment for us and really speaks to the momentum and
interest that our event has garnered in such a short time," said James
Dodds, event co-chair. "It's an important step in the tournament's
development as we grow in size and fund-raising goals. In fact, this
year alone we're aiming to raise $250,000."
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About Joe Carter Classic Golf Tournament
The annual Joe Carter Classic Golf Tournament pairs avid golfers with
top name celebrities, including stars from the world of sports and
entertainment for a day of charitable fund raising and entertainment.
This world-class event provides an opportunity to network, play golf
and mingle with celebrities while raising funds and awareness for an
important cause. Since 2010, the Joe Carter Classic has raised more
than $250,000 to benefit the Children's Aid Foundation. For more
information, including sponsorship details, visit http://www.joecarterclassic.com/
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media is a media company committed to delivering interactive and
authentic sports entertainment. Score Media's primary asset, theScore Television Network ("theScore"), is a national specialty
television service providing sports news, information, highlights and
live event programming in more than 6.8 million homes across Canada.
The Company's digital media assets include theScore.com and the
industry leading mobile sports applications ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC
and SportsTap which reach over three million unique users per month.
Growing from a team of 60 in 1997 to over 290 employees in 2012, Score
Media is a revolutionizing interactive media company.
About the Children's Aid Foundation
One in every 25 children in Canada is at risk and needs our help. Many
suffer in poverty, while others have been victims of abuse and neglect.
A staggering 76,000 of them live in foster homes or a residential
facility. The mission of the Children's Aid Foundation is to fund
programs that give them skills and hope for a promising future. For
more information, visit http://www.cafdn.org/
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