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June 01, 2012 15:01 ET

Media Advisory: Former Senator Brad Marsh brings 90 Day Challenge to Scotiabank Place on Monday

Team's alumni president cycling across Canada to raise awareness for Boys and Girls Clubs

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 1, 2012) - As part of his cross-country cycling trek in support of the Boys and Girls Clubs that began in Vancouver in late-April, former Ottawa Senators defenceman Brad Marsh will be welcomed by Senators staff and city representatives when his 90 Day Challenge arrives at Scotiabank Place on Monday, June 4, at 2:30 p.m.

Marsh, along with members of his family - including his son Erik, with whom he is cycling alongside throughout the journey - recently passed the halfway point of their journey, which is scheduled to conclude in St. John's in early July. On Monday, the convoy will begin its ride to Ottawa in Kingston, Ont., and travel through the outlying communities of Smiths Falls, Carleton Place and Stittsville before arriving at the Senators' home arena in Kanata.

Who: Brad Marsh, Senators Alumni president; Cyril Leeder, Ottawa Senators president; Steve Desroches, deputy mayor, City of Ottawa; Scott Bradford, executive director, Boys and Girls of Ottawa; and Danielle Robinson, Sens Foundation president.

When: Monday, June 4, at 2:30 p.m. Marsh and his convoy will arrive through the loading dock entrance and enter the arena bowl through the zamboni tunnel and on to the arena floor at the west side of the building.

Where: Scotiabank Place, please use Gate 3 for building access.

Media opportunity: A group photo will take place shortly after Marsh's arrival, with participants available for interviews afterward. Marsh will depart Scotiabank Place for the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club - Britannia Clubhouse (2825 Dumaurier Ave., Ottawa) at about 3:15 p.m. Marsh and his convoy will participate in a ball hockey game with youth at the Boys and Girls Club beginning at 4 p.m.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada aim to provide a safe, supportive environment where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence skills for life. To support Marsh's ride, please visit: https://www.bgccan.com/en/Pages/Brad-Marsh.aspx or http://www.facebook.com/BradMarsh90DayChallenge.

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