Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Parc Downsview Park Inc.

January 27, 2010 17:21 ET

Media Advisory: Downsview Park's 6th Annual 3-on-3 Street Hockey Tournament for Shoot for a Cure

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 27, 2010) -

WHAT Downsview Park's 6th Annual 3-on-3 Street Hockey Tournament
for Shoot for a Cure

Celebrate Hockey Day in Canada (HDIC) with more than 800
hockey players as they shoot it out at Downsview Park Sports
Centre to raise funds for Shoot for a Cure, a charity
committed to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries.
Games will be action-packed as players as young as 10 years
of age compete in 12 ball hockey divisions.

Two of NHL's greats will be on-hand to sign autographs-Dale
Hawerchuk and Marcel Dionne!


WHO A partnership of Parc Downsview Park Inc. (PDP), Ontario Ball
Hockey Association and Shoot for a Cure.

- Tony Genco, President & CEO, PDP
- Kerry Goulet - 29 Sports & Shoot for a Cure
- Ken Dryden - MP, York Centre
- Alan Tonks - MP, York South
- Monte Kwinter, MPP, York Centre

Photo Ops include:

- Dale Hawerchuk, NHL Alumni
- Marcel Dionne, NHL Alumni


WHEN Saturday, January 30, 2010

Photo Ops: 12 PM - 2 PM
12 PM-12:15 PM - Welcome ceremony
12 PM-1 PM - Dale Hawerchuk autograph session
1 PM-2 PM - Marcel Dionne autograph session

Games: 9 AM - 5PM


WHERE Downsview Park Sports Centre
Downsview Park (Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue)
75 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, ON


About Downsview Park

Formerly a military base (CFB Toronto), Downsview Park was established by the Government of Canada, stipulating that the land be developed as "a unique urban recreational greenspace for the enjoyment of future generations." Parc Downsview Park Inc. (PDP) is self-financing, independent of government funding and is being designed to support environmental, social and economic sustainability. Of its 572 acres, 365 acres are committed to public open space and recreational use. Downsview Park engages the public through its year-round seasonal, cultural and special events, and educational and recreational programs. It is also home to the Downsview Park Sports Centre. These features promote and broaden awareness of the significant historical, environmental and cultural characteristics that make Downsview Park unique. Over a 1.2 million visits annually continues to establish Downsview Park as a unique park for all people and a modern park for all seasons.

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