Canadians to Unveil New Foundation

PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club will host its inaugural Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation Hot Stove Luncheon featuring the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, January 21st, 2011 at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (1180 W. Hastings Street) starting at 12:00pm.

During this inaugural luncheon, the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation will announce a focused, multi-tiered community initiative determined to help local youth by giving them both hope and opportunity while encouraging self-development and the chance to achieve excellence.

The Toronto Blue Jays will be on hand with a quartet of players coming to Vancouver along with General Manager Alex Anthopoulos, Manager John Farrell and a host of other dignitaries to help the Canadians celebrate this community based announcement.

“Our newly formed Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation is firmly committed to our local youth who have always been able to rise and achieve greatness even in the face of adversity”, says Canadians owner Jeff Mooney who will be introduced as the new Chairman of the Foundation.

Who: Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club and Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

What: Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation Hot Stove Luncheon

Where: Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (1180 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC)

When: Friday, January 21st, 2011 between 12:00pm and 2:00pm (doors at 11:30am)

Tickets for the inaugural Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation Hot Stove Luncheon featuring the Toronto Blue Jays go on sale starting Monday, November 29th at 10:00am.

Tickets are $50.00 each with full proceeds going to the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation.

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