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Flames Ambassadors announce John Forzani Celebrity Roast

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames Ambassadors are proud to present their ninth annual Celebrity Roast featuring John Forzani. The Forzani Group creator, Calgary Stampeders co-owner and former Stampeders offensive guard will be in the hot seat to raise funds for the Flames Foundation for Life and the Forzani Foundation.

Date: Thursday, November 29th

Time: Doors open at 5:30

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Ice level

“Roasts are always somewhat embarrassing to someone, and now I'm the roastee, exciting! I don’t expect to be treated kindly, but do hope to have a few zingers during the rebuttal.... all for two of my favorite charities,” said John Forzani.

Proceeds from the event will be directed to the Flames Foundation for Life and to the Forzani Foundation. The Flames Foundation for Life continues to touch the lives of thousands of people through its commitment to education, medical research, health, amateur sports and recreation.

Media interviews will be available with John Forzani and roasters which include Ken King and John Hufnagel from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please note access will not be permitted to media after 7:00 p.m. for the roasts.

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