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December 01, 2011 15:00 ET

Thousands of teddy bears are making the journey to kids in need

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - On Monday, Dec. 5, thousands of teddy bears will be carefully loaded onto trucks and vans as they continue their journey to deserving kids in the Calgary area.

Suncor Energy will turn its Westhills Petro-Canada station into a teddy bear distribution point, where more than 50 charities will collect the thousands of bears thrown on the ice during the Calgary Hitmen's 17th annual Petro-Canada Teddy Bear Toss game the night before. The charities will then provide teddy bears to the children and families they serve.

As a result of last year's Petro-Canada Teddy Bear Toss game, more than 23,000 bears were distributed to kids who may not have otherwise had something special to open during the holiday season.

What: Teddy bear pick up by Calgary charities
Who: Representatives from the Calgary Hitmen, Suncor Energy and various Calgary and area charities
When: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011
Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Where: Petro-Canada Westhills gas station
5505 Signal Hill Centre S.W.

We will be pleased to arrange photos and media interviews for you during the pick up. There is no formal event.

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    Chad Cummins
    587-266-6071