Sens Foundation

Sens Foundation

June 14, 2012 15:23 ET

Media Advisory: More than 600 participants registered for Scotiabank Walk, Roll & Run for Roger's House

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 14, 2012) - The Sens Foundation will host the ninth annual Scotiabank Walk, Roll & Run for Roger's House presented by the Ottawa Citizen on Sunday, June 17, at Scotiabank Place.

What: This year's Scotiabank Walk, Roll & Run for Roger's House presented by the Ottawa Citizen will feature the Irving Oil Tot-Trot, 2km PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP route and 5km Enterprise route. Event festivities include the Nordion Family Fun Zone located at Gate 1 of Scotiabank Place, as well as an array of activities for participants and families, including the Sens Street Tour, face painting, balloon artists, live entertainment and much more.

Event schedule:

8 a.m. - Registration opens

9 a.m. - Welcoming remarks

9:25 a.m. - Release of six butterflies to commemorate Roger's House sixth anniversary

9:30 a.m. - Spartacat stretch

9:45 a.m. - Irving Oil Tot-Trot, 2km PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and 5km Enterprise routes

10 a.m. - Nordion Family Fun Zone opens

11 a.m. - Lunch for participants provided by Mattamy Homes

Noon - Event concludes

Who: Senators forward and Roger's House honorary co-chairs Chris Neil and his wife, Caitlin, Sens Foundation president Danielle Robinson, Roger's House executive director Lloyd Cowin, Scotiabank vice-president Emily Farrell, family members of Roger's Dream Team and Senators in-game public-address announcer Stuntman Stu.

When: Sunday, June 17, starting at 9 a.m.

Where: Scotiabank Place, Gate 1

Roger's House is the charity of choice of the Sens Foundation. Now in it's sixth year of operation, it has had more than 1,760 admissions from across Ontario and western Quebec. The welcoming home-away-from-home atmosphere comforts children with life-limiting illnesses and their families that are admitted to the state-of-the-art, eight-bedroom facility, where dedicated professionals and volunteers provide the best in compassionate care and support. The Sens Foundation provides more than $1 million annually in support to Roger's House including funds for operating, capital, Quebec patient support and endowments.

To register for Roger's House Walk, Roll & Run or to submit a pledge, visit the Sens Foundation website at Forms can also be downloaded to register for the event and collect pledges off-line.

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