Tuesday, November 12, 2013
3rd annual Community Day fundraiser at Galaxy Cinemas Nov 16
Released by Beth Davis, Cineplex
ineplex Entertainment today announced it will host its third annual National Community Day on the morning of Saturday, November 16, 2013.
Guests are invited to Cineplex theatres across Canada to enjoy a free movie, and popcorn, soft drinks and select candy items for $2.00. All proceeds from concession sales benefit the Canadian Olympic Foundation.
"Community Day is a great opportunity for families to enjoy a free morning at the movies in support of a great cause," said Pat Marshall Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Like all Canadians, we know our guests will welcome the opportunity to support our country’s outstanding Olympic athletes."
"The journey to the top of the podium is long," said Leanne Nicolle, Executive Director, Canadian Olympic Foundation. "It is crucial that we, as a nation, continue to invest in our next generation of athletes. Doing so will ensure our young and talented Canadians have the financial support they need to pursue their sport dreams. We look forward to joining Canadians for a morning of free movies that will raise funds for our nation’s sport system."
Cineplex and Canadian Olympic Committee employees will volunteer their time at theatres across the country in support of this important cause. Cineplex thanks Sony Pictures Releasing, Mars Canada and Deluxe Entertainment for providing product or services to make Community Day a reality.
A complete listing of movies and showtimes for your local theatre can be found at Cineplex.com/CommunityDay. Seating for each movie is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
Theatres will open their doors to guests at 8:30 a.m., with the first movies beginning at 9:00 a.m. All locations will return to regular programming on the afternoon of November 16, 2013.
See what's playing at Eagle Landing Galaxy Cinemas here.
Cineplex Inc. ("Cineplex") is one of Canada’s leading entertainment companies and operates one of the most modern and fully digitized motion picture theatre circuits in the world. A top-tier Canadian brand, Cineplex operates numerous businesses including theatrical exhibition, food services, gaming, alternative programming (Front Row Centre Events), Cineplex Media, Cineplex Digital Solutions, Cineplex Digital Networks, and the online sale of home entertainment content through CineplexStore.com and on apps embedded in various electronic devices. Cineplex is also a joint venture partner in SCENE – Canada’s largest entertainment loyalty program.
Cineplex is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and operates 161 theatres with 1,635 screens from coast to coast, serving approximately 77 million guests annually through the following theatre brands: Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Colossus, Coliseum, Scotiabank Theatres, Cineplex Cinemas, Cineplex VIP Cinemas, Famous Players and Cinema City. Cineplex also owns and operates the UltraAVX, Poptopia, and Outtakes brands. Cineplex trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CGX. More information is available at Cineplex.com.
About the Canadian Olympic FoundationEstablished in 2007, the Canadian Olympic Foundation has raised more than $42 million for priority partners that drive high performance athletic achievement for Canada’s Olympic podium potentials and for our next generation of Olympic athletes. The Foundation also funds athlete, coaching, and sport awards and scholarships. Learn more at olympicfoundation.ca.
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