BARRIE, ON, July 16, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The 22nd annual Mariposa Charity Figure Skating Gala will be held Thursday, August 4th, 7pm at the Barrie Molson Centre. This wonderful evening of World Class Skating Stars is presented by the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia, and the Mariposa School of Skating.
STEVE COUSINS, 8X British Champion
Steve Cousins has confirmed his attendance once again at this year's gala. Steve has been a wonderful supporter of Gala since he trained with Doug Leigh at Mariposa School of Skating. Our guests are always entertained by the wonderful programs Steve presents each year!!
Former Japanese men's Champion, Olympic/World Competitor
ALEXANDRA PAUL & MITCHEL ISLAM
Canadian Champions and World Junior competitor
Each year at this event our audience is enthralled by an incredible line-up of past, present and future World and Olympic Champions. The list of skating stars will continue to grow as the event gets closer.
Proceeds of the gala will, for the seventh year, support "Rotary House" a residential lodge for patients receiving treatment at Royal Victoria Hospital's Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre. The Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia and Mariposa School of Skating have supported the dream of families staying together during cancer treatment. Construction is well underway on Rotary Place, which will be home to Rotary House, adjacent to the cancer centre.
Tickets for the Mariposa Gala are available online through http://www.mariposagala.info. Sign up for our Twitter and Face Book updates to receive up to the minute announcements on skaters as they confirm their attendance!
For more information or interviews, please contact:
Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia: Garry Morgan 705-828-4966
Mariposa School of Skating: Greg Myles, 705-721-1223
The Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia supports community initiatives and charities both locally and worldwide.
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