Toronto Argonauts to visit Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital on Monday, October 22

Toronto Argonauts to visit Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital on Monday, October 22

WHAT: The Toronto Argonauts will participate in a one-of-a-kind Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Takeover on Monday. The visit marks the team’s biggest community appearance of the year and will see all 75 players registered on the team’s active roster and practice squad meet with all 200 children at the state-of-the-art hospital. Players will spend time with children distributing gifts, taking pictures, signing autographs and playing football.

Established in 1899, Holland Bloorview serves children and youth from across Ontario and Canada. The hospital sees over 2,000 unique diagnoses annually, including brain injury, cerebral palsy and developmental delay. The hospital’s holistic approach includes life skills training, physical and cognitive development along with music, arts, science and technology programming.

Interview and photo opportunities available
Media are encouraged to RSVP attendance to Nikk.Kadbet@mlse.com no later than 9:15 a.m. on October 22

WHO:              Entire Toronto Argonauts roster (a total of 75 players)

                        Michael “Pinball” Clemons, Toronto Argonauts alumnus and CFL legend

                        Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital clients and staff

WHEN:            Monday, October 22, 2018

9:45 a.m.         Toronto Argonauts arrive on team buses (strong b-roll opportunity)

10 – 10:45 a.m. Team spread joy with visiting all children at hospital

Please note: Media are advised to arrive at 9:30 a.m. due to heavy traffic in the area.                                              

WHERE:          Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

                        150 Kilgour Road

                        Toronto, ON

                        M4G 1R8

Media Contacts:

Nikk Kadbet, MLSE, Nikk.Kadbet@MLSE.com, (647) 919-6455

Chris Balenovich, Toronto Argonauts, Chris.Balenovich@MLSE.com, (905) 933-5956

Ashley Cruz, Holland Bloorview, acruz@hollandbloorview.ca, (647) 406-3567

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Chris Balenovich Manager, Communications, MLSE - Toronto Argonauts
Chris Balenovich Manager, Communications, MLSE - Toronto Argonauts
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