Blue Jays Press Release
Toronto Blue Jays hit the links for charity
18th Annual Charity Golf Classic in support of Jays Care at the Club at Bond Head on Monday
On Monday, July 8th, TORONTO BLUE JAYS players, coaches, notable alumni, and special guests will team up at The Club at Bond Head for the 18TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC, presented by Rogers, Cisco, Samsung and Ericsson, in support of JAYS CARE FOUNDATION.
This sold-out fundraiser promises to be a memorable event for all in attendance. Eighty foursomes will enjoy a round of golf on this ClubLink course, barbeque lunch, cocktail reception, dinner and an exclusive raffle and silent auction over the course of the day.
The funds raised from the tournament help children and youth across Canada reach their true potential by removing barriers to sport and education. Last year's Charity Golf Classic raised more than $480,000 for Jays Care's community outreach initiatives.
The Charity Golf Classic would not be possible without the support of generous sponsors: Rogers Communications Inc., Cisco, Samsung, Ericsson, Accenture, Davies, HP, LG, Alpha Technologies, Aramark, BlackBerry, Bacardi, The Boston Consulting Group, Cineplex, Citizen, City, Coca Cola, Flexity Solutions, Hitron Technologies, IBM, Intel, Labatt, Manulife Financial, New Era, Oliver Wyman, Pinty's, Qualcomm, Sony, Sportsnet, Transcontinental, TurnKey, Urbacon, WestJet and Yahoo! Canada.
WHEN: Monday, July 8, 2013
Guests arrive at 8:30 a.m.
Players arrive at 9:30 a.m.
Best opportunity for media to access Blue Jays players, coaches and alumni is between 9:45 and 10:15 a.m.
Official welcome & draw for foursomes with a Blue Jays player/coach/alumnus at 10:30 a.m.
Shot-gun start at 11 a.m.
WHAT: 18th Annual Charity Golf Classic
Media availability and photo opportunity
Toronto Blue Jays players, coaches and alumni
Paul Beeston, President & CEO, Toronto Blue Jays
Rob Drynan, Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation
The Club at Bond Head
Bond Head, ON
About Jays Care Foundation
The Toronto Blue Jays, 2012 recipient of the MLB Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence, believe every child deserves the chance to reach their full potential, regardless of the challenges they face. Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Blue Jays, sets kids on a lifelong track to success by investing in charitable, community and baseball programs and facilities that focus on helping kids in need get active, excel academically and lead healthy lives. To date, Jays Care has invested more than $7.5 million in Canada's children and communities.
For more information, visit www.bluejays.com/jayscare, follow @JaysCare on Twitter, 'like' Jays Care on Facebook, or call 416-341-1456.