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Jan 24, 2014

Ferguslea Senators Soirée Sochi set for Saturday, Jan. 25

OTTAWA - The 2014 Ferguslea Senators Soirée Sochi, the premier fundraising event of the Ottawa Senators Foundation (@sensfoundation), will be held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Convention Centre in Gatineau, Que.

This year’s event, which is themed Sochi, will showcase the myriad and vibrant dimensions of the Russian culture and landscape with the international spectacle that is the Olympics. The event will feature the presence of the entire active Senators roster, members of the coaching staff and front office. More than 700 guests are expected for the evening, which is considered one the region’s premier social events of the year.

Monies raised will support the one in five local children and youth who do not have access to after-school programs and activities. The Ottawa Senators Foundation empowers children and youth by investing in social recreation and education programs that promote physical and mental wellness.

The Senators and the Ottawa Senators Foundation, through their annual dinner/Soirée event, have provided more than $3.25 million to area charities since 1992. This year’s event will raise important funds for youth mental health and addictions, pediatric healthcare programs and outdoor community rink construction projects.

Who: Senators president Cyril Leeder, Ottawa Senators Foundation president and CEO Danielle Robinson, Ferguslea Properties Limited president Dan Greenberg and guests.

When: Saturday, Jan. 25, starting at 6:15 p.m.

Where: Hilton Lac-Leamy, 3 boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, Que. - Main ballroom


Media opportunity: 7:15 p.m. – Designated media availability with Cyril Leeder, Danielle Robinson and Dan Greenberg. 

7:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.- An opportunity for media to obtain visual images of guests at gaming tables and auction structures in addition to the evening’s opening ceremonies. Please speak with a member of the Senators communications team to facilitate interview requests.

Event schedule: 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. - cocktail reception; 7:45 p.m. - entertainment and dinner.