Rogers/Conn Smythe Dinner+Auction In Support Of Easter Seals Kids

By Bill Kwan

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ESTEEMED SPORTS CELEBRITIES ATTEND ROGERS CONN SMYTHE CELEBRITIES DINNER & AUCTION IN SUPPORT OF EASTER SEALS KIDS ON FEBRUARY 27 

 

Toronto, Ontario, February 25, 2014 — Easter Seals Ontario will host a press conference on Thursday, February 27 for the 63rd Annual Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner & Auction with famed sports celebrities in attendance.

 

The event was started in 1952 by a group of sportscasters and sportswriters and is recognized as Canada’s most prestigious sports dinner.  The fundraiser will host 650 guests at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto for an entertaining evening featuring an all-star line-up of sports celebrities, dinner, and extensive live and silent auctions.

 

Master of Ceremonies & Entertainment:

Gerry dee: Canadian Comedian 

 

Celebrities attending the press conference:

Carlos Delgado: Former Toronto Blue Jays Player

James Hinchcliffe: IndyCar Racer

Perdita Felicien: World Champion Hurdler

Dave Stewart: Former Major League Baseball Pitcher

Scott Milanovich: Toronto Argonauts Head Coach

NATALIE SPOONER: 2014 Canadian Women’s Hockey Team Member and Olympic Gold Medalist

The new 2014 Provincial Easter Seals Ambassadors will also be available for interviews.

     

 

Time:               1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Date:                Thursday, February 27, 2014

Location:          Ontario Room, Convention Floor

                        Fairmount Royal York Hotel

                        100 Front St. W, Toronto

                                                                                    

 

For more information, visit www.connsmythedinner.com or www.easterseals.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Media Contact:                                Event Contact:

Orsolya Soos                                    Catherine Harwood

Easter Seals Ontario                          Easter Seals Ontario

416.421.8377 ext. 326                        416.421.8377 ext. 309

osoos@easterseals.org                       charwood@easterseals.org

 

 

Orsolya Soos

Senior Communications Officer

Easter Seals Ontario

416.421.8377 ext. 326

 

Together we are Helping Kids BE KIDS!