Ottawa Senators Foundation

Ottawa Senators Foundation

October 15, 2008 10:50 ET

Sens Foundation to Celebrate More Than $1 Million Distributed to Local Organizations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2008) - The Sens Foundation, along with co-event fundraisers and corporate partners, will present cheques to local organizations totalling $1,007,350, which was raised through various events in the past year. The cheque presentations will take place Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in Coliseum Rooms A and B, located at the lower level at Scotiabank Place.

Danielle Robinson, president of the Sens Foundation, and Senators public address announcer Stuntman Stu will host the event. Foundation board members, including Max Keeping, Cyril Leeder, Dave Ready and Ken Villazor, will make the cheque presentations. Roy Mlakar, Ottawa Senators and Scotiabank Place president and CEO, will also speak about the foundation and club's impact in the community.

While more than 100 people representing charities will be present, Jacques Groulx of Gatineau, Que., a student at Centre de formation en enterprise et recuperation de l'Outaouais will make a few remarks.

Contact Information

  • Phil Legault, 613-599-0327
    Brian Morris, 613-599-0289
    François Marchand, 613-599-0326