Hockey Great “Takes a stroke for Heart & Stroke”

June 14, 2006 by  

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WHEN: Wednesday, June 14, 2006
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
11:15 a.m. – Media Registration
11:30 a.m. – Event and photo opportunity with Darryl Sittler
and the Heart and Stroke Foundation
– Cheque presentation to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation by Bayer HealthCare

WHERE: TD Centre Courtyard
66 Wellington Street West
Toronto, ON

WHAT: High blood pressure. Diabetes. Physical inactivity. Smoking. Obesity. Eighty per cent of Canadians ages 20 – 59 have at least one of these risk factors that contribute to heart disease or stroke. While many of these risk factors can be controlled, stroke continues to be the third leading cause of death in Canada(1) with 40,000 – 50,000 strokes occurring every year.(1)

Please join Bayer HealthCare on Wednesday, June 14th, 2006 to test your golf stroke against hockey great Darryl Sittler and learn more about stroke prevention during Stroke Month 2006. All proceeds from the event will be contributed to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.


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