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Transmitted by Cision on November 18, 2017, 08:00 ET
/R E P E A T — MEDIA INVITATION – The thirteenth edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge to be held Nov. 18, 2017,/
MONCTON, NB, Nov. 17, 2017, /CNW/ – CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the thirteenth edition of the CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge will be held on Nov. 18, 2017, at the Jean-Louis-Lévesque Arena of Moncton University in Moncton. Since 2002, the CN Employees’ and Pensioners’ Community Fund has raised $3.2 million for charity through this event.
A team of CN employees will face off against a team of former Montreal Canadiens players coached by Guy Lapointe and composed of Guy Carbonneau, Gilbert Delorme, Marc-André Bergeron and Stéphane Richer. All proceeds from this friendly match will be donated to charitable organizations supported by the CN Community Fund committed to supporting and protecting children such as the University of Moncton and the CHU-Dumont Foundation.
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017
11:30 a.m.: Doors open
12.00 p.m.: VIP skating
2.00 p.m.: Start of game
450 Université Avenue, Moncton
Game: $10 for General Admission, free for children 12 years old or younger
VIP Skating and Game: $50
Tickets will be on sale at the doors.
For more information about the event, visit CN Canadiens Alumni Challenge.
About the CN Employees’ and Pensioners’ Community Fund
CN Employees’ and Pensioners’ Community Fund celebrates 50 years of giving and is run by CN employees and pensioners acting on behalf of their colleagues and peers. Thanks to the generosity of CN employees and pensioners and the diligence of its many volunteers over the years, our Fund is one of the largest and most successful of its kind in Canada. The Fund is a non-profit organization that organizes fundraising activities and annual campaigns in support of various Canadian charities. Over the past ten years, the Fund has raised more than C$14.7 million in support of a range of non-profit organizations to help the less fortunate.
CN is a true backbone of the economy whose team of approximately 23,000 railroaders transports more than C$250 billion worth of goods annually for a wide range of business sectors, ranging from resource products to manufactured products to consumer goods, across a rail network of approximately 20,000 route-miles spanning Canada and mid-America. CN – Canadian National Railway Company, along with its operating railway subsidiaries – serves the cities and ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the metropolitan areas of Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Chicago, Memphis, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./Superior, Wis., and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information about CN, visit the Company’s website at www.cn.ca