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Windsor Spitfires Team Up With Rotary Club Of Windsor St. Clair

September 14, 2009 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Windsor Spitfires News Release

The Windsor Spitfires, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (Windsor-Essex County Chapter) and the Rotary Club of Windsor St. Clair are teaming up to organize a Pasta Fun Day to benefit community projects funded by the rotary club and highlight the 2009 Rotary Auction on TV COGECO.

Scheduled for Saturday, October 10 from Noon until 3 p.m. , the Pasta Event will take place behind The Riverside Sportsmen's Club, 10835 Riverside Drive East, in the Special Events Tent. Tickets are $5 and are available from the Heart and Stroke Office at 2109 Ottawa Street, Windsor or by calling the office at 519-254-4345.

The event will feature a pasta lunch, catered by the Riverside Sportsmen's Club, appearances by Windsor Spitfires players (1-2:30 p.m.), signing sessions, a 50-50 draw, Spitfires merchandise, hockey skills competitions, game videos and much more.

Monies raised by the Rotary Club of Windsor St. Clair at the auction have benefited projects like the Ganatchio Trail, Shanfield Shores, and the Rotary boundary-free playground in the Town of Tecumseh. The club also assists many families on an individual basis, and monies also fund a student bursary program.

The 2009 Rotary Auction on TV COGECO is scheduled for November 12 and 13, 2009 and is the Windsor St. Clair major fundraiser. With the generous support of local business and residents, over the years $850,000 has been raised which is shared with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. Local business wanting to participate by donating auction items can do so by contacting the 2009 Auction Chair Chris Woodrow or Diane McKinley at the Heart and Stroke Office.

A donation will be made to the Windsor Spitfires Foundation for their participation in the event.

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