400 amateur soccer players will compete to help disadvantaged children and
MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Some 400 amateur soccer players will
have the privilege of playing for a good cause next weekend on the very same
field as the Montreal Impact professional players.
26 teams, made up of employees from Montreal-based companies, will compete for
the second annual Centraide Cup at Stade Saputo on September 7 and 8.
All proceeds from this charitable event will go to the 2013 Centraide Campaign
and the Montreal Impact Foundation to improve the quality of life for
disadvantaged children and families.
The media is invited to attend to the unveiling of the total amount raised on:
DATE: Saturday, September 7, 2013
LOCATION: Stade Saputo (main entrance), 4750 Sherbrooke Street East,
Admission to the tournament is free for the general public. Soccer fans and
their families are invited to come and encourage the players at Stade Saputo
on September 7 and 8, from 9am to 4:30pm (games being played all day). The
championship game will be played on Sunday at 4pm. Several activities will be
offered for both kids and adults: inflatables; a clown show with the Clowns du
Carrousel on Saturday, September 7, at noon and music by DJ Don Hamel and the
group Orange Orange from noon to 3pm.
The companies competing for the Centraide Cup are: Aéroport de Montréal, Aon
Hewitt, Laurentian Bank, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), National Bank of Canada,
Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG), BMOFinancial Group, Bombardier, CAE, CIBC,
Medavie Blue Cross, CGI, SNC-Lavalin Group, Hydro-Québec, Industrial
Alliance, Intact Insurance, Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Mouvement Desjardins,
Pharmascience, Pratt&Whitney Canada, Rolls-Royce Canada, Saputo, Sobeys,
Standard Life, Suncor Energy and Xerox Canada.
To learn more: www.centraide-mtl.org, www.impactmontreal.com/en/fondation
Annick Gagnon, Centraide of Greater Montreal Cell.:
Patrick Vallée, Montreal Impact Cell.:
SOURCE: CENTRAIDE OF GREATER MONTREAL
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