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November 06, 2013 09:00 ET

Baycrest to Celebrate $23 Million Raised by Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's Players at 2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Gordie Howe to Induct Fellow NHL Alumni at Annual Ceremony

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 06, 2013) - Baycrest will induct legendary NHL alumni Wendel Clark, Curtis Joseph, Kevin Maguire, and Mike Krushelnyski into the Baycrest Pro-Am Hockey Hall of Fame during a special ceremony at Baycrest Health Sciences on Tuesday, November 12. Hosted by CBC's Hockey Night in Canada's Andi Petrillo, the event will see Gordie Howe and friends celebrate the 2013 NHL inductees and longtime event participants, each of whom has cumulatively raised $100,000 in funds for Alzheimer's care and research.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
  9:30 a.m. Media arrival/mix and mingle with alumni
  10:00 a.m. Introduction and speeches
  10:30 a.m. Induction ceremony
  11:00 a.m. Photographs of inductees, alumni and Gordie Howe
 
WHERE: Jacob Family Theatre at the Posluns Auditorium
  Baycrest Health Sciences
  3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON
 
WHO: Gordie Howe, NHL alumni
  Wendel Clark, NHL alumni
  Curtis Joseph, NHL alumni
  Mike Krushelnyski, NHL alumni
  Marcel Dionne, NHL alumni
  Dennis Maruk, NHL alumni
  Jim Cuddy, Blue Rodeo
  Kevin Maguire, President, Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Association
  Mark Napier, Executive Director, NHL Alumni Association
  Andi Petrillo, CBC's Hockey Night in Canada
  William Reichman, President and CEO, Baycrest
  Laurence Goldstein, Chair, Baycrest Foundation
  Garry Foster, Interim President, Baycrest Foundation
  Rob Mattacott, District Vice-President, Toronto Centre District 

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: Opportunity for photos and interviews following the ceremony.

About the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's
Established in 2006, the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's is an innovative charitable hockey tournament that supports care and research in Alzheimer's and related dementias. Taking place in Toronto, May 1-3, the three-day hockey experience allows amateur hockey players the opportunity to play with and against a host of NHL alumni. To date, the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer's has raised more than $23 million for Alzheimer's care and research at Baycrest Health Sciences -- a global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health. Follow the excitement on Twitter at @ScotiabankProAm (#scotiaproam) and on Facebook at Facebook.com/ScotiabankProAm or visit scotiabankproam.com to register.

About Baycrest Health Sciences
Baycrest is a global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health. Headquartered on a 22-acre campus and fully affiliated with University of Toronto, Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging adults, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience (the Rotman Research Institute), dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity. For more information visit baycrest.org.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHL Alumni™, CWHL, Vancouver Canucks®., Winnipeg Jets®, Toronto Maple Leafs®, Ottawa Senators and the Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Bank also has a partnership with the Montreal Canadiens®. Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and leagues. Across Canadian communities from coast to coast, Scotiabank's Community Hockey Sponsorship Program reaches out to more 4,500 minor hockey teams and leagues. To find out more about Scotiabank's hockey programs, please visit www.facebook.com/scotiahockeyclub.

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

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