Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

October 06, 2010 15:50 ET

Media Advisory: Alfredsson, Sens Foundation to announce the Bell SENSational Ride & Glide for mental health presented by Huawei

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2010) - The Sens Foundation will host a news conference on Thursday, Oct. 7, at noon in the player's gym at Scotiabank Place to introduce Daniel Alfredsson as honorary captain of the inaugural event.

The inaugural Bell SENSational Ride & Glide for mental health presented by Huawei will see participants raise funds by competing in a stationary bike challenge and a skating challenge at Scotiabank Place on Sunday, Oct., 24. The first 60 riders who register and raise $500 will ride 30 minutes on a stationary bike in the team gym to accumulate as much distance as posssible. The first 375 gliders who register and raise $150 or more will have the opportunity to skate at Scotiabank Place for one hour and also meet Senators players.

Alfredsson has been a dedicated supporter of mental health in the Ottawa region through the You know who I am campaign in partnership with the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health, which is also the lead charitable partner in this new event. Funds raised from this initiative will also go to support the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, University Hospitals Kingston Foundation and Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.

Where: Players gym, Scotiabank Place, 1000 Palladium Dr., Kanata. Media can enter via the Gate 3 media entrance starting at 11:30 a.m.

When: Thursday, Oct. 7, at noon.

Who: Daniel Alfredsson, captain, Ottawa Senators; Marie-Josée Cléloux, patient, Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa; Timothy Kluke, president and chief executive officer, Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health; Danielle Robinson, president, Sens Foundation; Gary Cameron, vice-president, professional services, Bell Business Markets;.Dean Fulford, director human resources, Huawei Technologies; Mike Beauchesne, vice-president of clinical services, Dave Smith; Youth Treatment Centre; Janice Barresi, executive director of Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa Charitable Foundation.

What: All members in attendance will be available for interviews as they ride the stationary bikes in the Senators team gym. There will also be a photo opportunity with Alfredsson and Cléloux.

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