KINGSTON. September 8, 2021. A team of Blind Hockey players will have their courage on full display as they inline skate 1000 kilometers in communities between Windsor and Ottawa between September 1 to 11. The #COURAGE21 Inline Skate Fundraiser comes through Kingston Wednesday, September 8, with a support rally at Confederation Park hosted by Tourism Kingston.
Local media and the community are invited to come out to Confederation Park between 11:00 am and 11:30 am to meet the team, learn more about the Para sport of Blind Hockey, and to show their support for these courageous Blind Hockey players as they inline skate 1000 kms to raise funds and awareness for the sport.
Canadian Blind Hockey founder Mark DeMontis, President Kelly Serbu, Girls and Women’s Coordinator Laura Mark, and the rest of the team will be on site and available for interviews.
To learn more about the project and to support visit the #COURAGE21 CanadaHelps page.
EVENT: #COURAGE21 Inline Skate Fundraiser Rally
DATE: Wednesday, September 8
TIME: 11:00 am – 11:30 am
LOCATION: Confederation Park (Across from City Hall).
The #COURAGE21 Inline Skate Fundraiser is presented by Mackenzie Investments. Canadian Blind Hockey programs are presented by AMI and brought to you by CNIB Foundation, and supported by national partners the Daniels Family Foundation, Electra Health, and Manion.
#COURAGE21 Power Play partners include the all-star lineup of Tim Horton’s, CCM, First Republic Capital, TD Bank, and Preszler Law; Penalty Kill partners include Haven Developments, Disability Solutions, Silver Tiger Mining, DIVI Construction, Logs End, and Sport Durham. Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, and donors for making Blind Hockey possible in Canada!
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO ARRANGE INTERVIEWS:
Executive Director, Canadian Blind Hockey
[email protected] (604) 812-6786