Interviews with NHL alumni Dan Daoust, Nik Antropov, Dennis Maruk and Bryan Muir.
Former NHL Stars Reunite At Nathan Phillips Square To Launch The 13th Scotiabank Pro-am For Alzheimer’s
North America’s largest charity hockey tournament honours Alzheimer Awareness Month with outdoor shinny hockey game featuring NHL alumni.
“I always know the people who know my father because they never talk about him as a hockey player. The thing they always talk about is how he makes people feel.” Read the full story here
A May 5 story in The CJN focuses on the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest. The annual charitable hockey tournament is now in its 12th year. This article features long-time Pro-Am participant and fundraiser, Larry Berman. Read the full story here.
Sportsnet interviewed NHL alumnus and Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk for his thoughts on participating in the Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest. The May 8 story highlights Hawerchuk’s longstanding involvement with the Pro-Am and his opinion of today’s NHL superstars. Read the full interview here.
A May 6 story in The Oakville News reports on the Government of Ontario’s 2017 Budget, which contains financial allotments to help advance a new dementia strategy for the province. Baycrest President and CEO Dr. William Reichman is quoted in the story. Read the full article here.
The May 5 CBC Radio broadcast of “Day 6 with Brent Bambury” looked at the topic of concussions in the NHL. Dr. Brian Levine, senior scientist at Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute and lead researcher of the ongoing retired hockey players cognitive study, was interviewed for the segment. Read and listen to the show here.
The Globe and Mail featured a May 5 profile of Joey Arfin – a Baycrest Foundation donor and longstanding Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest participant. The profile highlights how Arfin, this year’s Pro-Am Co-Chair – has personally raised more than $140,000 for Baycrest through the event. Read the full story here.