More MS news articles for March 2001

Media Advisory - High-flying, high-scoring hockey nets big goals for MS!

http://www.newswire.ca/releases/March2001/22/c6112.html

TORONTO, March 22 /CNW/ - TTC Chair Brian Ashton, TTC Chief General Manager Rick Ducharme, ATU Local 113 Vice-President Paul McLaughlin and Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation President Nicholas Offord will officially drop the puck at the 15th Annual TTC/113 All-Stars vs NHL Oldtimers Charity Hockey Game for Multiple Sclerosis.
 
Former NHL heroes such as Rene Robert, Bill Derlago, Wilf Paiement and Jack Valiquette will take on the high-flying TTC/113 All-Stars, Canada's reigning national transit hockey champions. Last year's game raised $40,000 for MS research.
 
The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 has been generously supporting Mount Sinai Hospital and its Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute for 15 years through member contributions and proceeds from its charity hockey game.
 
More than $300,000 has been raised for MS research by the union and its 7,900 members since 1986. In 1996, Local 113 earned a star on Mount Sinai Hospital's prestigious Donor Wall.
 
Tickets to the game are just $5 and can be purchased at the door. Several prizes will be raffled off, including a trip for two to Las Vegas.

What:
TTC/ATU Local 113 All-Stars vs NHL Oldtimers.
 
Why:
Charity hockey game to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis.
 
Where:
Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main Street (at Main and Gerrard).
 
When:
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; puck drops at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 24th, 2001.
 

For further information: Marilyn Bolton, Media Relations,
(416) 393-3741