09/26/2012 2:38 PM EST
Jays Care & Team Up unveil Cabbagetown Youth Centre gymnasium
On Thursday, September 27th, JAYS CARE FOUNDATION, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club, will join the MLSE Team Up Foundation, the charitable arm of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, in unveiling the newly renovated multi-sport gymnasium at Cabbagetown Youth Centre (CYC). Jays Care Foundation and the MLSE Team Up Foundation each made financial commitments to CYC’s gymnasium revitalization project, an undertaking that will benefit more than 2,000 participants. After the grand opening of the gymnasium, 40 youth from local high schools will be led by Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Raptors representatives in a baseball and basketball skill-development session. Jays Care will be donating baseballs gloves, and the MLSE Team Up Foundation will be providing basketballs to supplement the CYC’s sports equipment inventory.
WHEN: Thursday, September 27, 2012
Event will start at 10:30 a.m.
WHAT: Official unveiling of the Cabbagetown Youth Centre multisport gymnasium
Opening remarks and speeches
Ribbon cutting ceremony, photo opportunity and media availability
Baseball and basketball skill-development session for the youth
WHO: Danielle Bedasse, Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation
Michael Bartlett, Executive Director, Team Up Foundation
Spiros Papathanasakis, Executive Director, CYC
Ace, Toronto Blue Jays mascot
The Raptor, Toronto Raptors mascot
40 youth from local high schools
WHERE: Cabbagetown Youth Centre
2 Lancaster Avenue,
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