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May 11, 2012
Generous donation for renovation of Centennial Arena bringing Scarborough residents together Saturday
Councillor Mike Del Grande (Ward 39 Scarborough-Agincourt) and City of Toronto staff
will join Eymbert Vaandering, Vice President of Operations, Lowe’s Canada, and Bruce Newton, Director of Business Development, Hockey Canada, for a cheque presentation as part of a community event. Lowe's Canada is donating $50,000 to fund the renovation of Scarborough's Centennial Arena.

Date: Saturday, May 12
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ceremony at 11 a.m.
Location: Lowe's Canada Scarborough West, 800 Warden Ave.

Lowe's employees and vendors along with community volunteers and City of Toronto staff will contribute their time and skills to the project. Community members will have an opportunity to sign up as volunteers.

Donated as part of the Lowe’s Community Rink Renovation Program, the $50,000 contribution is part of a five-year grant program of Lowe's Canada aimed at helping to rebuild minor hockey in Canada one rink at a time.

This free-admission family event will feature an autograph session with Colby Armstrong of the Toronto Maple Leafs, a complimentary barbecue lunch, hockey skills challenges and games for all ages.

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