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Bulletin: The Senators In Your Community From Dec. 11 to Dec. 17

by Staff Writer / Ottawa Senators
OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators’ year-long commitment to community outreach programs throughout the National Capital Region continues. The following is a look at the club’s community schedule from Friday, Dec. 11, to Thursday, Dec. 17.


Ninth edition of the 24h of Tremblant

The ninth edition of the 24h of Tremblant will take place from Dec. 11-13. Senators defenceman Chris Phillips and his wife, Erin, are official ambassadors of the event, which is recognized as the premier ski relay of its kind in North America. In 2008, a record 1,700 participants took part on 210 teams. This friendly race is a relay-style ski-o-thon, lasting 24 consecutive hours.

Senators carry Olympic flame through Ottawa and Gatineau

Senators president Cyrill Leeder will be joined by Mike Fisher, general manager Bryan Murray, and Bill Courchaine, director of sales and corporate partnerships, in carrying the Olympic torch through the parts of the city of Ottawa and Gatineau. Fisher will carry the torch tonight at about 6:50 p.m. along Boulevard du Carrefour to the intersection of Boulevard de la Cité. On Saturday, Dec. 12, Murray will carry the torch at around 12:10 p.m. as the relay crosses the Alexandra Bridge to St. Patrick Street between the SamueldeChamplain monument and Sussex Drive. Courchaine will take the Olympic flame along Palladium Drive up to Scotiabank Place at 8:40 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, whileLeeder will take the torch on King Edward Avenue near Laurier Avenue East and go south to Osgoode Street on Monday, Dec. 14, around 7 a.m.

Senators make Christmas visit to local hospitals

The Senators will be making Christmas visits to local hospitals on Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 2:30 p.m. The players will meet with patients at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (401 Smyth Rd., Ottawa), while Pascal Leclaire and Alexandre Picard will pay a visit to the pediatric department at L'Hôpital de Gatineau  (909 La Vérendrye Blvd. Gatineau).

Rise and shine with Market Outlook Breakfast

Senators chief financial officer Erin Crowe will be attending the Scotia Capital FX Currency Market Outlook Breakfast at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

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