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Volunteers Needed! 2019 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, February 6 - 9, 2019

Post Date:01/07/2019 11:27 AM

For Immediate Release
January 7, 2019

Volunteers Needed!
2019 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada, February 6 – 9, 2019

Swift Current, SK – The Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada Local Organizing Committee is recruiting
volunteers for various events during the 2019 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada.

The two events that require volunteers are the Alumni and Celebrity Classic game on Friday evening and the
Outdoor Festival at Riverdene Park on Saturday. Shifts are available in the evening on Friday, February 8th and
all day on Saturday February 9th. Depending on interest, age, and availability, there will be an opportunity for
most community residents to volunteer. Volunteers are needed in the following areas:
 Hospitality  Information
 Parking Lot Attendants  Ushers
 Family Activation Event  Logistics

Safe Places and Respect Group, with support from Scotiabank, are running the Sheldon Kennedy Youth
Outdoor Classic as part of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada. The purpose of the tournament is to promote our
Safe Places program which focuses on making our community a safer place for children and youth. Therefore,
we would like to offer members of the community, including volunteers, parents and fans, the opportunity to
take the online Respect in Sport training or become Safe Places – Youth Certified free of charge as part of the
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada celebrations. Anyone that takes advantage of our free training, before
February 1st, will receive a personal copy of Sheldon Kenendy’s book, ‘Why I didn’t Say Anything’.

Please contact Safe Places Manager Kelly Schafer at k.schafer@swiftcurrent.ca for your free access code and
steps to become Safe Places – Youth Certified.
For more information on the 2019 Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada event and how to volunteer, contact
Community Services at (306) 778-2787 or visit www.swiftcurrent.ca/hockeyday.

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For more information, please contact:
Chris Keleher
Local Organizing Committee - Communications Chair
(306) 770-2503
c.keleher@swiftcurrent.ca


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