KidSport Richmond 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner

Creating Community Champions Gala

March 11, 2016 – Hilton Vancouver Airport hotel

Join us for KidSport Richmond 3rd Annual, “Creating Community Champions Gala” Fundraising Dinner.  The evening promises a celebration of grassroots and elite sport with fantastic prizes, a 3 course dinner sponsored by the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel.

MC - Rob Fai – TSN Radio Broadcaster for the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Team

Keynote Speaker: Ryan Walters  (Vancouver Canuck - Alumni)

Honorary Chair - Bobby Singh (BC Lion Alumni)

Some of our host athletes that will be dining with our guests include:

  1. Alexa Loo  (Olympian – Snowboarding)
  2. Angus Reid (BC Lion Alumni and 2014 Keynote Speaker)
  3. Emmanuel Arceneaux (BC Lion – Wide Receiver)
  4. Jon Hameister-Ries (Alumni and current contestant on Master Chef Canada)
  5. Lui Passaglia  (BC Lion - Alumni)
  6. Darcy Marquardt  (Olympian – Rowing)
  7. Richard Hortness  (Olympian – Swimming)
  8. Travis Lulay (BC Lion - Quarterback)
  9. Ron Putzi (Basketball)
  10. Kyle Hamilton (Olympic Gold Medalist - Rowing)
  11. Shea Emry (Saskatchewan Rough Riders - Linebacker)
  12. Dean Valli (BC Lion Alumni)
  13. Rolly Lumbala (BC Lion - Running Back)
  14. Davis Sanchez (BC Lion Alumni)
  15. Justin Sorenson (Retired CFL Football Player)
  16. Natasha Wodak (Olympian - Track & Field)
  17. Tommy Europe (BC Lion Alumni)
  18. Bobby Singh (BC Lion Alumni)
  19. Evan Dunfee (Race Walker - Pan Am  Champion)
  20. Carl Valentine (Whitecaps Soccer)

Gala Tickets

Table Ticket (9 guests + 1 Host Athlete) = $1,800  This includes recognition in our program guide, social media, and print. It also includes a message of gratitude in our video production at the gala, and signage on the table.

 Individual Ticket = $175

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Thanks to the generous support from the Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 100% of the event’s proceeds go directly to KidSport Richmond, which provides underprivileged Richmond children and youth the opportunity to play and enjoy the benefits of sports.