Lions in the community: March 5th - 7th

March 4, 2009 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - B.C. Lions News Release

(Vancouver) BC Lions players Geroy Simon, Barron Miles, Jarious Jackson, Lyle Green, Jason Jimenez, Angus Reid, Sherko Haji-Rasouli, Dean Valli, and Rolly Lumbala will be out in the community this week in support of the club's Jr. Lions in the House program and Orange Helmet Awards Dinner.

Launched in the spring of 2008, the Jr. Lions in the House program in partnership with ActNow BC visited 32 elementary schools across the lower mainland last season, speaking to more than 6,400 students as part of this new initiative.

See below for a schedule of Lions community appearances this week:

Thursday, March 5th - Jr. Lions in the House:

School: Kirkbride Elementary School

Address: 12150 - 92 Avenue (Surrey)

Contact / Phone: Christine Dos Santos / 604.588.5711

Time: 10:30 am

BC Lions: Barron Miles, Jason Jimenez, Rolly Lumbala

Thursday, March 5th - Jr. Lions in the House:

School: Elsie Roy Elementary School

Address: 150 Drake Street (Vancouver)

Contact / Phone: Joe Jamieson / 604.713.5890

Time: 1:00 pm

BC Lions: Barron Miles, Jason Jimenez, Sherko Haji-Rasouli

Saturday, March 7th - Orange Helmet Awards Dinner:

Location: Westin Bayshore

Address: 1601 Bayshore Drive (Vancouver)

Time: 5:30 pm

Players: Geroy Simon, Barron Miles, Jarious Jackson, Lyle Green, Jason Jimenez, Angus Reid, Sherko Haji-Rasouli, Dean Valli

Please note: Media attending the Jr. Lions in the House events will need to receive permission from the schools. Please refer to the contact numbers provided.

2009 BC Lions Season Tickets are on sale now! To purchase your BC Lions Season Tickets or for more information on our ticket packages call 604.589.ROAR or visit bclions.com. For more information on the BC Lions Football Club, please visit our website at bclions.com.

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