Professor Owl’s Book Corner, March of Dimes News Board ~ March 31,2014

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Our programs and services have been featured in the media. In this section, you will find some of our highlights.

Bret Hart discusses his stroke and work with March of Dimes on the Global Morning Show​​​

Father Knows Best – Alan Thicke in City Life Magazine​​

Thank you to the Toronto Star’s Fresh Air Fund, supporting Conductive Education(R)​​


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Watch our Public Service Announcements, featuring spokespeople William Shatner and
Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart. ​

Rock for Dime


Rock for Dimes is a corporate battle of the bands held to benefit March of Dimes Canada’s programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Amateur musicians compete in this friendly fundraiser for the title of their city’s best corporate band and showcase their talents in front of a roster of Canadian music industry professionals.

Since its inception, Rock for Dimes has raised close to $1,000,000
to support our Conductive Education®Stroke Recovery Canada®and Campers Helping Campers Outdoor Recreation programs, and has become March of Dimes’ flagship national fundraiser held in communities coast to coast.

Come out and support Rock for Dimes! Join the fun for a great cause. It’s an exciting way to rock out for charity in your community.

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OpportuniTeas Calgary with Kate Linder


OpportuniTeas Calgary with Kate Linder & Friends – star of “The Young and the Restless”

Join us for High Tea with Kate Linder & Friends From The Young and the Restless​

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Westin Calgary

320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta


VIP Circle of Friends  $200
Patron Preferred Seating  $100
High Tea & Show  $80

March of Dimes Canada’s OpportuniTeas Calgary High Tea will take place at The Westin Calgary on April 27, 2014. The event features actors from the top-rated North American soap opera The Young & The Restless, including Kate Linder (Esther Valentine), Jess Walton (Jill Foster Abbott), Liz Hendrickson (Chloe Mitchell) andTristan Rogers (Colin Atkinson), plus artists to the stars Patti Denney (Make-up /Studio artist) and George Guzman (Hair /Studio artist). The tea will include a Question & Answer session with the cast, an amazing raffle, silent and live auction, autograph signing and photo opportunities!

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Lindsay Charity Road Hockey Challenge



The 3rd Annual Lindsay BIA Charity Road Hockey Challenge

For over 14 years the Annual Charity Road Hockey Challenge  has been raising money for charity by organizing an annual road hockey challenge in GTA. This one day event brings together neighbours, families, athletes, hockey fans, local business owners and from all parts of the city to have fun while raising money for worthy causes. March of Dimes Canada is again honoured to be the recipient of funds raised from these events.

Charity Road Hockey Challenge and
Family Street Festivals

The 3rd Annual Lindsay BIA Charity Road Hockey Challenge on SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013 was a huge success!

On Sunday, May 26, 2013, from 10am – 5pm, part of Kent Street (between Victoria and Cambridge Street) in Lindsay was transformed into makeshift road hockey rinks in support of the 3rd Annual Lindsay BIA Charity Road Hockey Challenge. The Grand Restaurant was the event headquarters and co-owner Charlie MacDonald, has been a huge supporter of this event from the beginning.

“I am so excited to be working with the Lindsay BIA and be a part of this event again! It just keeps getting bigger and better –and every dollar raised stays in the community,” says Regional Fundraising Coordinator, Sandra Clements.

For more information, or to host your own fundraiser please contact March of Dimes Canada:
1-800-263-3463 ext. 7290

For more information on any of these events, please visit