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, Jan. 28, to Thursday, Feb. 3.
Date: Friday, Jan. 28
Location: Wild Wood Restaurant (Amberwood Village Golf and Country Club)
Time: 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Senators’ chief financial officer Erin Crowe will address attendees at Momcafé’s first event of 2011 - “Hockey Mamas”. Crowe is one of two moms featured at the event, which showcases professionally-driven women balancing career and family life. Moms from around the community have the opportunity to network at the event, which includes breakfast, door prizes and childcare services.
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Canadian Blood Services Blood Donor Appreciation Night
Date: Wednesday, Feb. 2
Location: Scotiabank Place, Coliseum A
Time: 6 p.m.
Senators’ president Cyril Leeder will address more than 180 guests at a pre-game reception prior to the team’s home game against Detroit. That night’s game serves as Canadian Blood Services’ Blood Donor Appreciation Night. Photo opportunities will also be available with recipient families, sponsors, and members of the business staff.
This is the third consecutive year the Senators have partnered with Canadian Blood Services for the event. The Be Red, Give Red!, donor clinic, which was held last October at Scotiabank Place, successfully reached its goal of 350 units of blood, which included contributions from 80 new donors.Spartacat Appearances
Date: Saturday, Jan. 29, and Sunday, Jan. 30
Location: Raleigh, N.C.
Spartacat, the Senators’ ambassador of fun, will be attending the 58th NHL All-Star Weekend in Raleigh, N.C. He joins Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson
, who will be making his first appearance at the NHL all-star game. Sparty will participate in several of the weekend’s festivities, including the NHL Fan Fair at the Raleigh Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 29, and the Mascot Hockey Game later that evening at RBC Center.