Media Alert / Photo Opportunity - Tim Hortons Turns Back Time: Yonge-Dundas Square Transformed to 1964 to Celebrate Tim Hortons' 50th Birthday TORONTO, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WHAT: In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Tim Hortons has performed the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday, by transforming Yonge-Dundas Square into a scene from 1964, complete with a retro replica of "Store No. 1", Tim Hortons' first restaurant. The scene will be set with record and barber shop store front flats, telephone booths, parking meters, lamp posts, a grassy area with picnic benches, vintage cars, including a 1962 pink Cadillac, and actors and actresses dressed in swinging '60s garb. Guests will enjoy complimentary coffee and limited edition Birthday Cake Donuts, served by staff in vintage uniforms, as well as a concert by Canadian jazz-pop singer, Nikki Yanofsky. As a nod to Tim Horton's hockey roots, guests can look forward to appearances from Toronto Maple Leaf alumni, Tim Horton and Timbits Hockey paraphernalia from the Hockey Hall of Fame as well as the prized Stanley Cup . WHO: Marc Caira, President & CEO, Tim Hortons Inc Glenn Hollis, Vice President Brand Strategy, Marketing & Experience, Tim Hortons Inc Nikki Yanofsky, Canadian jazz-pop singer Johnny Bower and Ron Ellis, Toronto Maple Leaf alumni; '64 and '67 Stanley Cup Champions and team members of Tim Horton Wendel Clark and Darcy Tucker, Toronto Maple Leaf alumni WHEN: Thursday, May 15, 2014 8 a.m. Event begins 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Interviews with Marc Caira and Glenn Hollis 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Stanley Cup appearance 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Johnny Bower and Ron Ellis appearance 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Nikki Yanofsky Concert 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Wendel Clark and Darcy Tucker appearance 3 p.m. Event ends WHERE: Yonge-Dundas Square 1 Dundas Street East Toronto, ON M5B 2R8 SOURCE Tim Hortons about Tim Hortons' 50th birthday celebration, or to schedule an interview please contact: Michelle Robichaud Tim Hortons firstname.lastname@example.org 905.339.5047 289.795.5126 To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/15/c8494.html CO: Tim Hortons ST: Ontario NI: RES MED -0- May/15/2014 11:00 GMT
Media Alert / Photo Opportunity - Tim Hortons Turns Back Time: Yonge-Dundas Square Transformed to 1964 to Celebrate Tim Hortons
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