Toronto Youth and NHL Alumni team up with Scotiabank: United Way Wins!

Annual Scotia Hope Hockey Game encourages employees giving at a

Leadership Level

TORONTO, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - Scotiabank executives are teaming up with NHL Alumni Darryl Sittler and Mark Napier to join kids between the ages of 7-18 from United Way agencies in a friendly hockey game in support of Scotia Hope, Scotiabank's 2009 United Way Leadership Campaign.

    WHAT:     A friendly two-period hockey game between NHL Alumni,
              Scotiabankers and United Way agency youth to support United Way

    WHEN:     Tuesday, November 3, 2009
              11:30 a.m. Warm Up
              12:15 p.m. O'Canada and Puck Drop

    WHERE:    North Toronto Memorial Arena 174 Orchard View Blvd, north-west
              of Yonge St. and Eglinton Ave. 416-485-0301

    WHO:      Scotiabank President & CEO Rick Waugh
              United Way Toronto President & CEO Frances Lankin
              NHL Alumnus Darryl Sittler
              NHL Alumnus Mark Napier
              United Way Agency youth
              CityTV's Hugh Burrill

    WHY:      Scotia Hope, Scotiabank's 2009 employee leadership campaign for
              United Way encourages employees to join the leadership campaign
              and give hope to neighbourhoods in the GTA. Scotiabank
              employee's target goal hopes to raise more than $4.85 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.

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further information: For further information: Livy Feldgajer, (416) 866-6203 or (on-site cell (416) 888-4695)

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