Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

January 16, 2007 20:15 ET

Media Advisory: Senators Defenceman Tom Preissing to Visit Scotiabank Read to Succeed Winning Class

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 16, 2007) - On Wednesday, Jan. 17, Senators defenceman Tom Preissing will visit St. Augustine School in Ottawa to read to a winning class of Grade 2/3 students.

Scotiabank Read to Succeed is a literacy initiative presented free of charge by the Ottawa Senators to assist elementary school teachers in motivating their students to read on a daily basis through incentives and rewards. Each month, registered classes that reach their reading goals are entered into a draw to win one of six Sparty parties, which includes a classroom visit from Sparty, pizza courtesy of Pizza Pizza and juice courtesy of Coca Cola. Teachers interested in registering their classes for Scotiabank Read to Succeed or any other Sens@School program can do so by visiting the Senators' website at

Who: Tom Preissing, Ottawa Senators defenceman

When: Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 1:35 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.

Where: St. Augustine School, 1009 Arnot Road, Ottawa (Teacher: Kelly
Crowe, 613-225-8020)

Media representatives are asked to sign in at the school office upon arrival.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Steve Keogh, 613-599-0326
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289