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Media Event - Photo Op - Toronto Argonauts Legend Zeke O'Connor Signs Copies of his New Book: Journey with the Sherpas

Monday, November 19, 2012

Media Event - Photo Op - Toronto Argonauts Legend Zeke O'Connor Signs Copies of his New Book: Journey with the Sherpas07:00 EST Monday, November 19, 2012TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW/ -WHEN:   Monday, November 19, 12-1 PM, Sears Toronto Eaton Centre   Monday, November 19, 4-5 PM, Sears Sherway Gardens   Wednesday, November 21, 12-1 PM, Sears Fairview Mall   Wednesday, November 21, 4-5 PM, Sears Promenade Mall    WHAT:   Autograph session with Zeke O'Connor and 1952 Argo team alumni, in celebration of Zeke's new book, Journey with the Sherpas: The Story of Zeke O'Connor and the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation    WHO:    William (Zeke) O'Connor   Nobby Wirkowsky, Quarterback of the 1952 Toronto Argonauts   Bud Fowler, Lineman of the 1952 Toronto ArgonautsIn his new book, Zeke O'Connor shares how he parlayed a university education into a pro-football career, and went on to become a successful business executive at Sears Canada, a world-class adventurer and an important humanitarian.  Zeke takes readers on his many journeys, first as a successful athlete (Zeke scored the 1952 Grey Cup game-clinching touchdown for the Toronto Argonauts, the last Argo team to win the Grey Cup at home in Toronto), then as Sir Edmund Hillary's friend and companion on many a Mount Everest adventure and as the inspired leader of a series of Himalayan development projects spanning three decades.  In celebration of the 100th Grey Cup, Zeke is hosting book-signing events for fans at select Sears stores in the Greater Toronto Area. SOURCE: Sears Canada Inc.For further information: Alicia Richler Sears Canada, Corporate Communications (416) 941-4423 arichle@sears.ca