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Jerry Love Children's Fund
31st Annual Mississauga Day at the Blue Jays - August 10, 2008

Jul 21, 2008

The City of Mississauga's 31st annual Blue Jay Day is being held Sunday, August 10 at 1:07 p.m. to support the Jerry Love Children's Fund which provides recreation opportunities for Mississauga children in need.

What:
Major League Baseball Game
Toronto Blue Jays versus the Cleveland Indians

When:
Sunday, August 10, 2008
1:07 p.m. – game start time

Where:
Rogers Centre
One Blue Jay Way
Toronto, Ontario

Ticket Information:
$17 - 200 level outfield (regularly priced at $24)
$31 - Field level (regularly priced at $44)

Tickets can be purchased through the Jerry Love Fund by contacting Darlene Dimech at 905-896-5322 or by e-mail at darlene.dimech@mississauga.ca between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Ticket holders will also have the chance to win:

  • a pre-game field visit for four (two pairs)
  • the opportunity to participate in the seventh inning stretch (limited to eight
    children)
  • an invitation to be part of the field presentation (limited to two children)
  • four premium seats valued at $63
  • autographed baseball

In addition, a Vernon Wells backpack will be given to the first 5,000 children who are 14 years and under.

The Jerry Love Children's Fund is administered by Mississauga Recreation and Parks staff. One hundred per cent of all donations received go towards children's program registrations. Families access the fund through a variety of social service agencies including the Region of Peel Social Assistance, the Children's Aid Society, and the Board of Education Social Workers.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state of the art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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Media Contact:
Darlene Dimech
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 905-896-5322
Email:   darlene.dimech@mississauga.ca


Laurel Schut
Manager, Corporate Communications (A)
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5832
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   laurel.schut@mississauga.ca


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