WATERLOO, Ont. (April 10, 2015) - The 2005 Vanier Cup Championship winning team will be honoured at the 16th Annual Friends of Golden Hawks Football Reception and Dinner, Presented by Sun Life Financial to be held on April 23, 2015 at the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel.
10 years removed from their CIS Championship, team members will reconvene at the event which will also feature special guest speaker Dennis Mitchell, the Executive Vice President and CIO for Sentry Investments. Mitchell, a former running back with the Golden Hawks, oversees Sentry’s award-winning investment management team and is the lead manager of Sentry Global Growth and Income Fund/Class. He is also a two-time recipient of the Brendan Wood International Canadian TopGun Leader Award.
The Master of Ceremonies for this year's event will once again be former Golden Hawk football player and member of the 2005 Vanier Cup team Andy Baechler. Baechler was a Golden Hawks from 2003 to 2007, helping Laurier win back-to-back Yates Cups in 2004 and 2005, as well as playing a key role in Laurier's 2005 Vanier Cup Championship. More recently, he has served as a colour commentator and in-studio host for Sportsnet U football coverage on Sportsnet360.
Individual tickets for the event are $150 while tables can be sponsored for $1,500. Table sponsors receive one table (eight seats), eight season tickets for the 2015 season (regular season games only) and recognition in the events multimedia presentation and event program.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.laurierathletics.com/footballdinner.
For more information please contact JON KURSIKOWSKI at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 519 884-0710 ext. 3289.