In conjunction with its 2004 Awards Ceremony, Boxing Ontario presents a first-class Olympic boxing and dinner event on June 17 in Oakville. The gala will feature an “Ontario vs. Quebec” boxing showdown, with provincial and national champions from both provinces squaring off against one another. There will be a minimum 6 bouts on the card. Featured Ontario boxers are from Windsor, Toronto, Burlington, and Orangeville. The evening will also honour the best of Ontario amateur boxing in 2004 and will include the induction of four new boxing “Legends” into Boxing Ontario’s Legends Ring of Fame.
Celebrity hosts for the evening are none other than Oakville’s own Donovan Bailey, the World’s Fastest Olympian, and the legendary George Chuvalo, Canada’s greatest boxing hero. The two sporting icons will be in attendance to support Boxing Ontario’s Athlete Development Fund and George Chuvalo’s Fight Against Drugs.
ONTARIO vs. QUEBEC
Formal Dinner & Boxing Gala
Featuring George Chuvalo & Donovan Bailey
When: Friday, June 17, 2005
Times: Dinner and Boxing Start at 7pm
Location: St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre, 1280 Dundas Street West, Oakville
* All media appearances or requests please contact Jason at Boxing Ontario.
Corporate tables are now available, ranging from $500 to $1000.Boxing Ontario is also offering sponsorship opportunities and is seeking donations for its Silent Auction. For more information please contact Boxing Ontario at 416.426.7250 or [email protected]
Boxing Ontario is a non-profit organization, governing amateur boxing in the province of Ontario. To learn more about our association visit www.boxingontario.com