For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 1 2011 – Press call: 289-221-0928
Youths to Take over Main Street!
Location: Main Street, Newmarket, Ontario , Canada
HEY YOU(TH)! Are you between the ages of 12 and 18?
How would you like to gather community volunteer hours while playing road hockey AND qualify to win a $1,000 Education Award? Enter a team and you qualify for a chance!
The Poverty Action for Change Coalition in cooperation with community partners presents the Friendly Neighbourhood Youth Road Hockey Challenge …Started as an event to engage youth, this now 7th Annual moves onto Main St. for the 1st time in 2011!
No entry fees for this friendly rivalry stressed tourney – Particpants receive free hot chocolate, refreshments, & hot food. Team organizers are nominated for the Mike Thornhill Memorial Education Award in memory of a Newmarket Mulock Village (where the event originated) youth killed by violence.
Simply gather a minimum 6 players from your school, club, church, or neighbourhood willing and able to play the tourney on Saturday March 19, 2011, on Main Street in Newmarket from 10:30 am – 4 pm, name your team and call ahead to reserve a spot!
Challenge another to play / form a team and earn bonus points. Run practices during March break and collect community hours too! How can you beat this? Reserve before it’s too late..
Additional volunteer opportunities as well including sound set-up, entertainment / comedy play-by-play assist, runners, ticket givers, refs, food ticket people.
All Ages Pick-up games, live cafe & street entertainment, skills challenges and other fun events as well for spectators.
Funny ‘comotional” video of event:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVEUHOchzFA
Call Kristine at 905-895-3126 to get in on the Game! Or visit
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GOOD LUCK! / BONNE CHANCE!
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