JAYS CARE TO CELEBRATE INVESTMENTS IN YOUTH BASEBALL ACROSS QUEBEC
Celebrations in Chelsea and Montreal will take place during the Blue Jays in Montreal weekend
In celebration of the Toronto Blue Jays fourth annual weekend in Montreal, JAYS CARE FOUNDATION will host three celebrations in the province of Quebec.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31 – CHELSEA, QC
WHAT: Jays Care and The Municipality of Chelsea will celebrate the grand opening of “Russell Martin Field.” Jays Care invested $150,000 to refurbish the facility to increase access to baseball for local youth.
WHO: Caryl Green, Mayor, Municipality of Chelsea; Robert Witchel, Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation and 50 Youth Baseball Players
WHEN: Friday, March 31, 10:30 am EST
WHERE: Chelsea Elementary School, 74 Old Chelsea Road, Chelsea, Qué. J9B 1K9
SATURDAY, APRIL 1 – MONTREAL, QC
WHAT: Jays Care will celebrate a total of $111,409 of investments in two Montreal area Boys & Girls Clubs with an opening ceremony and baseball clinic for youth baseball players.
WHO: Andrew Miller, Executive Vice President- Business Operations, Toronto Blue Jays, Robert Witchel, Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation, Owen Charters, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada and 50 Youth Baseball Players
WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:30 am
WHERE: Boys & Girls Club of LaSalle 8600 Rue Hardy LaSalle, QC, H8N 2P5
SUNDAY, APRIL 2 – MONTREAL, QC
WHAT: Major League Baseball, Jays Care Foundation, Baseball Canada and Baseball Québec will host a ‘PLAY BALL’ event at Olympic Stadium. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature kids from all over the province of Québec participating in activities that highlight the variety of fun, informal ways baseball and softball can be played.
WHO: Tim Raines, 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee & Montreal Expos Alumni, Marquis Grissom, Montreal Expos Alumni, Denis Coderre, Mayor, City of Montreal, 300 Youth Baseball Players
WHEN: Sunday, April 2, 2017 10 am EST
WHERE: Olympic Stadium, 4141 Avenue Pierre-De Coubertin, Montreal, QC H1V 3N7