SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

May 21, 2014 10:00 ET

Community Welcomed to Scotiabank Game Changers Kickoff BBQ With the Edmonton Eskimos

Program Recognizes Local Heroes Who Give Back to Their Communities

EDMONTON, AB--(Marketwired - May 21, 2014) - To celebrate a new year of the Scotiabank Game Changers program, Scotiabank and the Edmonton Eskimos are inviting the community to a kick off barbeque, which will have great food, prizes and special guests, Edmonton Eskimos players and cheerleaders! Money raised by the events will go to Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation. 

Scotiabank encourages everyone to take part in this year's Scotiabank Game Changers program by nominating community heroes they want to see recognized during the Edmonton Eskimos regular season. Nominations open on May 28 at www.scotiabankgamechangers.com. Scotiabank Game Changers will be recognized and awarded $1,000 for the registered charity or non-profit cause of their choice at the first eight Eskimos regular home games this season. Scotiabank will also provide a $25,000 donation to a Scotiabank Game Changer finalist at the final home game of the year.

WHAT: 

BBQs celebrating the new launch of the 2014 Scotiabank Game Changers Program. The community is invited to come down to enjoy great food and prizes, meet Eskimos players and cheerleaders and raise money for the great cause, Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation!

WHO:  
Edmonton Eskimos players, cheerleaders and mascot TC
Representatives from local charities
Sherry Hardin, Scotiabank Branch Manager

WHEN: 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: 

Scotiabank Branch (118th & 81st St)
8108 118th Avenue NW
Edmonton

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through Bright Future, our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level across six pillars: health, education, social services, arts and culture, environment and sports. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average some $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

About the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club 
The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club is the most successful franchise of the Canadian Football League modern era. Founded in 1949, the team, known for their Green and Gold colours, are 13-time Grey Cup champions, including the historic five-in-a-row from 1978 to 1982. Through our unwavering commitment to integrity, accessibility and passion, the Edmonton Eskimos deliver a sports and entertainment experience worthy of the City of Champions. As a community-owned team, we strive to make a positive and meaningful impact in the community and are committed to the development of amateur football across Northern Alberta.

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