Press release from CNW Group
Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Right To Play to honour RBC President and CEO Gordon M. Nixon at first ever tribute dinner
Friday, July 20, 2012
TORONTO, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - In a special evening, Right To Play will host its first ever tribute dinner to honour RBC President and CEO Gordon M. Nixon for RBC's commitment to Right To Play.
This much-anticipated event has raised $1.5 million to date and over 1,000 guests are expected to be in attendance including prominent leaders from the business, political and sport communities. Additionally, Ernie Els, Silken Laumann, Mike Weir and Steve Yzerman will be recognized for their commitment to sport and incredible achievements.
For more information about Right To Play, please visit www.righttoplay.ca.
July 24, 2012
Media Interviews: 5:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Dinner and awards ceremony: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON, Canada
Gordon M. Nixon, President & CEO, RBC
Ernie Els, PGA Tour professional golfer
Silken Laumann, Olympic champion rower
Mike Weir, PGA Tour professional golfer
Steve Yzerman, General Manager of the Tampa Bay Lighting
Johann Olav Koss, Founder, Right To Play
For further information:
For any interview requests, please contact:
Yolonda Abrahams, Account Executive, Weber Shandwick, t: 416.642.7905,
Jackie Braden, Brand Communications, RBC, t: 416.974.1724
Ashton Lawrence, Athlete and Media Relations, Right To Play, t: 416.203.0190