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October 12, 2010 11:13 ET

Community Day at Galaxy Cinemas Vernon to Support Starlight Children's Foundation

Enjoy FREE movies and more the morning of Saturday, October 16th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2010) - Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) -

Galaxy Cinemas Vernon is very pleased to host Community Day on Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. The morning will offer Vernon area movie-lovers a great selection of FREE movies with proceeds from the concession sales donated to The Starlight Children's Foundation.

"Cineplex Entertainment, via our Galaxy Cinemas Vernon is pleased to host Community Day to support Starlight Children's Foundation," said Pat Marshall, Vice President Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Community Day offers an opportunity for Vernon area residents to experience our theatre while supporting a very worthwhile organization."

On Saturday morning, Galaxy Cinemas Vernon invites residents to enjoy a selection of FREE movies and specially discounted items at the concession stand. Concession pricing will include special discounted prices of $2 for a regular-size popcorn and $2 for a regular-size fountain drink, with all proceeds from these concession items donated to Starlight Children's Foundation. In addition to these specially priced concession items, clowns and face painting will be available in the lobby for guests to enjoy.

The FREE movie schedule for Community Day on Saturday, October 16, 2010 includes:

  • 9:00 am – Iron Man 2
  • 9:10 am – The Karate Kid
  • 9:20 am – Shrek Forever After (3D)
  • 9:30 am – How to Train Your Dragon
  • 9:40 am – Marmaduke

All the movies are free of charge to guests and are based on seat availability on a first-come first-serve basis. Galaxy Cinemas Vernon is located at 2306 Highway 6 in Vernon, BC.

About Cineplex Entertainment

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 129 theatres with 1,342 screens located from British Columbia to Quebec. As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada serving approximately 70 million guests annually, Cineplex Entertainment is the exclusive provider of UltraAVX™ and the leading exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. With a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. Cineplex Entertainment is proud to be a major supporter of The Starlight Children's Foundation and regularly conducts various fundraising initiatives throughout the year including the annual Starlight pin campaign. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.7% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Cineplex Entertainment
    Pat Marshall
    Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations