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Press release from CNW Group

Media Advisory - WestJet hosts media street hockey game

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Media Advisory - WestJet hosts media street hockey game17:48 EDT Wednesday, May 09, 2012All proceeds from charity event go to Ronald McDonald HouseCALGARY, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ - WestJet will host its first street hockey charity invitational on Friday, May 11, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its Calgary campus, 22 Aerial Place NE.Launched shortly after WestJet moved into its new campus, the WestJet Street Hockey League features 10 teams and plays daily on the road between the WestJet office and hangar buildings. On May 11, WestJetters, celebrities and media personalities will face off against a WestJet team to raise money for Ronald McDonald House.Money will be raised through the sale of Spolumbo's sandwiches, Coke and raffle tickets. Molson's will also offer samples of its new Coors Light Iced T product on site.Media outlets scheduled to play in the media game include CTV, Global, Calgary Sun, Sportsnet 960 The Fan and QR77. Players and staff of the Calgary Stampeders, including members of the Outriders, will also take part.Media are welcome to cover this highly visual and entertaining event.What: When: Where: Why: The WestJet Street Hockey League Charity InvitationalFriday May 11, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (media game goes at noon) WestJet's Calgary campus, 22 Aerial Place NE To raise money for Ronald McDonald HouseAbout WestJetWestJet is Canada's preferred airline, offering scheduled service throughout its 76-city North American and Caribbean network. Inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame and named one of Canada's best employers, WestJet pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Named a J.D. Power 2011 Customer Service Champion, WestJet offers increased legroom and leather seats on its modern fleet of 98 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft. With future confirmed deliveries for an additional 37 aircraft through 2018, WestJet strives to be one of the five most successful international airlines in the world.Connect with WestJet on Facebook at www.facebook.com/westjetFollow WestJet on Twitter at www.twitter.com/westjetSubscribe to WestJet on YouTube at www.youtube.com/westjetFor further information: Media contact: Media Relations, telephone: 1-888-WJ-4-NEWS (1-888-954-6397), email: media@westjet.com.