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13th Annual Celebrity Sports Mixer

Wednesday February 8, 2017
5:30 – 8:00 PM
Hockey Hall of Fame

Merry Go Round Children’s Foundation’s 13th Annual Celebrity Sports Mixer achieved an all-time record raising $350,000 in net proceeds.  Funds will support the participation of more than 800 students participating in the ComKids program in the GTA and across Canada this year.

The event attracted more than 600 guests including, athletes, broadcasters, entertainment celebrities, and members of Toronto’s business community at the Hockey Hall of Fame on February 8th.  Event MC, Michael Landsberg along with Toronto Maple Leaf alumni, Wendel Clark and Darryl Sittler, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, Marcel Dionne, as well as former TFC player, Dwayne DeRosario, spoke of the importance of students having access to computer technology at home, which ComKids provides. A highlight of the night was the moving message of gratitude from ComKids student ambassadors Kauser and Sanaa, who said the Program has had such a positive impact on their lives and supported the achievement of their goals.

Thank You Celebrity Guests

Master of Ceremonies
Michael Landsberg
Sports Journalist

Steve Anthony
CP24

Kelcey Brade
TSN

Natalie Brown
Actress & Model

Kayla Diamond
Singer & Songwriter

Laura Diakun
TSN

Wendel Clark
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Dwayne DeRosario
Retired, Toronto FC

Jurgita Dronina
Principal Dancer, National Ballet of Canada

Tom Fergus
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Nathan Downer
CP24

Marcel Dionne
Hockey Hall of Fame

Marcel Dionne
Hockey Hall of Fame

Lindsay Hamilton
TSN

Pooja Handa
CP24

Cheryl Hickey
ET Canada

Tringa Rexhepi
Singer, Discovery Through The Arts

Monica Paez
Singer, Discovery Through The Arts

Darryl Sittler
Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni

Natasha Staniszewski
TSN

Brian Stemmle
Retired, Canadian Alpine Ski Team
4-Time Olympian

Arden Zwelling
Sportsnet

Kyle Nichols
Former Canadian Men’s Rugby Team Captain

Patricia Jaggernauth
CP24

Thank You Platinum Sponsors $10,000

Amie Rocket Munk & Anthony Munk

G. Scott & Sarah Paterson

Thank You Gold Sponsors $5,000

Bijan & Soraya Amin Foundation

Philip & Linda Armstrong Foundation

Susan Drake & Michael Manley Casimir

Founders Advantage Capital Corp

Gordon & Lorraine Gibson Family Foundation

Bruce & Janet 
McKelvey

Brad Scharfe

W. Carter Siebens

Paterson Smith Family Foundation

Thought Launch
Capital & Advisory

Thank You Champion Sponsors $2,000

33seven
Farhan Abbas
Adgar
Ashlar Urban Realty
Beacon Securities
Delavaco Group
Deloitte
Donbow Capital Corporation
Dradis

Adam & Laurie Felesky
First Republic Capital
FutureVault Inc
The Hive
Horizons Exchange Traded Funds
Jeffrey Dawson & Janice James
Steve Kaszas
Gord Love
Bruce MacKay

John McKellar
Kevin & Linda O’Leary
Ov2 Capital
Palladino Automotive Group
Paradigm Capital
Raymond James
Rotman Family Foundation
Peter Roy
Robert Spiegel & Renee Sananes

Sick Kids Foundation
Tech Mahindra
Telanet/Avaya Canada
Tinley Beverage Co.
Toronto Catholic District School Board
TSX & TSX Venture Exchange
Burstall Winder Zammit