Press Release Wednesday, November 27, 2013--- Renowned Canadian figure skater, Elizabeth Manley will be dropping in on the Peterborough community this weekend to launch the news of her exciting ice-show event to take place in the spring of 2014, in Support of Community Living Peterborough’s Home of Our Own Campaign. Be sure to catch Elizabeth on the CHEX Daily Show this Friday, November 29, and join her at the Petes game on Saturday where she will open the game with the official puck-drop, as well as meet with her fans and sign autographs during the first intermission.
Following Winter Olympic Fever 2014, Manley, 1988 Olympic Silver Medalist and World Silver Medalist, Three-time National Champion, and Member of the Order of Canada, has invited a number of her talented friends to bring some exciting action to the home stage at Peterborough’s Memorial Centre on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in what will be a unique combination of live music and skating. Joining Elizabeth at this star-studded event will be: Alan Frew of Glass Tiger – hit singles include “Someday,” “Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone”; Elvis Stojko – Two time Olympic Silver Medalist, Three time World Champion, Seven time National Champion; Yuka Sato- 1994 Ladies World Champion, Two time Japan National Champion, Gold medalist in Freestyle, 1992 & 1994 Olympic team member; Steven Cousins- Eight time British National Champion, 1992, 1994 & 1998 Olympic team member, British World Competitor…. AND MANY MORE STAR-STUDDED PERFORMERS – STAY TUNED!
Tickets sales start December 6, 2013 just in time for the holiday gift giving season! Ticket Sales: www.memorialcentre.ca
Proceeds from the Elizabeth Manley and Friends Star-Studded Ice Show will go to support Community Living Peterborough’s Home of Our Own Campaign. Through Community Living Peterborough’s Home of Our Own: 100 Homes for 100 People campaign, the organization seeks resources to promote innovative housing options, including the purchase of housing or building of accessible housing, as well as the start-up housing funds to assist the people we support who are currently on our community’s affordable housing waiting list of 1,500 people. Community Living Peterborough is committed to reducing wait times and increasing quality of life by finding the most suitable supportive housing options for each person living with an intellectual disability. These housing options will honour each person’s preference about the neighbourhood they live in, the person(s) they may share their home with, how they personalize their home, and assure accessibility.
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Building Inclusive Communities since 1953… Community Living Peterborough is a not-for-profit organization that brings people living with intellectual disabilities and the Peterborough community together. The agency supports people to live, work, play and participate in all aspects of their community. Community Living Peterborough supports 466 children, youth and adults living with intellectual disabilities and their families in the city and county of Peterborough, employing 200 staff.
For more information regarding this press release, please contact:
Mary Bucholtz, Community Living Peterborough, (705) 743-2412 ext. 549 firstname.lastname@example.org
Joanne Duquette, Director of Business Administration (705) 743-2412 ext. 513 email@example.com