Thursday, June 9, 2011

WHL RIDE FOR THE KIDS

– DAY FOUR, VIDEO and PHOTO'S



Excellent pictures - From the album: First Day - Prince Albert

Regina Schedule Thursday, June 9th

Thursday, June 9 - Moose Jaw to Regina

8:30am
Scotiabank Community Send-off – speakers/autographs
Scotiabank, 303 Main St N, Moose Jaw
3 hour ride time

Riders: Kelly Chase, Curtis Leschyshyn, Dave Chartier, Mike Keane, Colby Armstrong, Riley Armstrong, Kevin Kaminsky, Darcy Hordichuk, Derek Dorsett, Clarke Wilm, Ron Robison (WHL Commissioner). Jamie Heward, Barret Jackman, Mike Sillinger, Josh Harding (did not ride due to an injury) and Jordan Eberle. The Regina Pat Riders joined in at Pense)

11:30am
Scotiabank Welcome / Finale Celebration – speakers/autographs
Scotiabank, 4110 South Albert St., Regina

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Regina Pats Dan Plaster -
Video click on below:

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By 11:15 - there were approximately 150 p
arents and kids that had already shown up, which included a large group of students from the Perry School. The riders arrived fifteen minutes late at 11:45. There was a time for interviews with the news media, followed by the kids who were allowed to get autographs from their favorite players. Various persons had time to speak to the public: A representative from Scotiabank Mr. Dawson, speaking on behalf of his family who had just lost their son due to cancer; Ron Robison (WHL Commissioner); and Barrett Jackman speaking on behalf of the Regina Pats.

(Photo's by: Ron "Scoreboard" Johnston)

Scotiabank, 4110 South Albert St., Regina



Some of the Perry School Students - 11:15 a.m. - waiting for the bike riders


Light Blue Sweater - Brent Parker (President/Governor) - White T-Shirt/Light Blue Pants - Chad Lang (General Manager), making hot dogs.






Our beloved Jordan Eberle being interview by the news media



Note: The many Eberle fans waiting for an autograph



A representative of the Children's Foundation speaking on their behalf.



Mr. Dawson speaking on behalf of his family.

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1:00pm
Sticks on Rose Street Hockey Golf Tournament

7:00pm
Red, Blue & Bling – Grand Finale
Ramada Hotel Ballroom – 1818 Victoria Ave

Red Blue & Bling
The star studded line-up for “Red Blue & Bling” Dinner and Auction on Thursday June 9th at the Ramada Ball Room continues to grow.

This gala event will allow those to mingle with current and past hockey greats that so far include: Kelly Chase, Curtis Leschyshyn, Dave Chartier, Mike Keane, Colby Armstrong, Riley Armstrong, Jamie Heward, Barret Jackman, Mike Sillinger, Josh Harding and Jordan Eberle.

There will be live and silent auctions that will include unique sports memorabilia, NHL experiences and tons more. The highlight of the Red Blue & Bling Dinner and Auction will be a live Celebrity Q & A.

The Shooting Stars Foundation, founded by Jamie Heward and Mike Sillinger have partnered with the Regina Pats in hosting Red, Blue & Bling Dinner and Auction. All proceeds raised from the event will be distributed to local Children’s Charities including the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan, Regina Palliative Care and Breakfast for Learning.

For more information on how to purchase tickets for Red Blue and Bling or the WHL Ride for the Kids go to www.reginapats.com and click on the “community” banner or head to www.shootingstarsfoudation.ca.

Photo's by Regina Pats - Dan Plaster

Here are the photos from the finish of the WHL Ride For The Kids