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Athlete Appearances Make this Year's Canadian Tire Jumpstart Classic Golf Tournament a Hole-in-One

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Athlete Appearances Make this Year's Canadian Tire Jumpstart Classic Golf Tournament a Hole-in-One

09:14 EDT Tuesday, August 13, 2013

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, August 14 two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Jonathan Toews and Olympic Medallists Rosie MacLennan and Jason Burnett will attend the 2013 Jumpstart Classic Golf Tournament. Now in its 20th year, the Jumpstart Classic is one of the largest charity golf tournaments in Canada with more than 800 golfers teeing-off at five courses across southern Ontario.

All three medallists will be at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club and will participate in a fun, hands on session with Jumpstart kids. Rosie and Jason will have a trampoline onsite for demonstrations and teach kids trampoline skills. Jonathan Toews will teach the Jumpstart kids hockey drills.

Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation by helping cover registration, equipment and/or transportation costs. Past tournaments have raised more than $9.8 million combined and this year the charity hopes to raise more than $1.3 million in one day.

DATE:        Wednesday, August 14, 2012
TIME:       11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Athlete demonstrations with Jumpstart kids, interview and photo opportunities
WHO:        Jonathan Toews - Stanley Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medallist
        Rosie MacLennan - Trampoline, London 2012 Olympic Gold Medallist
        Jason Burnett - Trampoline, London 2012, Beijing 2008 Olympic Silver Medallist
        Jumpstart kids
LOCATION:            RattleSnake Point Golf Club
        5407 Regional Road #25 Milton, Ontario L9T 2X5





For further information:

Julie Bellissimo
Canadian Tire Corporation
P: 416.480.3180
C: 416.520.3184

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