The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation announced today that 200 additional tickets have been made available for 'Celebrating #11 - Mark Messier,' the gala fundraiser at the Winspear Centre, presented by Rexall in association with COLD-fX. The 200 additional seats will be located in the Gallery Balcony and will be priced at $200 each.
"The rush for tickets and support for the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and Mark Messiers charity of choice, the Alberta Lung Association is overwhelming. Were opening up the gallery to make room for more fans," said the foundation's executive director, Darryl Lindenbach.
The event, scheduled for Monday, February 26th at 8:00 p.m., will celebrate the career of Edmonton-native and Oilers great, Mark Messier, during an unforgettable evening of storytelling, laughs, and memories. Hosted by Ron MacLean from CBCs Hockey Night In Canada, the gala will feature many of Marks friends and teammates, including Paul Coffey, Glenn Anderson, Jari Kurri, Kevin Lowe and Glen Sather. As well, special musical guests, including Tom Cochrane and Colin James, will entertain fans.
A limited number of $350 tickets also remain available for the event. Both levels of tickets are available in person through the Winspear Centre box office, by phone at 428-1414, toll-free at 1-800-563-5081, and online through edmontonoilers.com or winspearcentre.com. A tax receipt will be issued for each ticket purchased.