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Panthers Back on Home Court this Weekend with 2SLGBTQ+ Pride Games

Feb 8, 2019 | Canadore College

(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – The Canadore Panthers varsity teams will be paying tribute to the 2SLGBTQ+ community to promote increased understanding and inclusion for a safer community.

The men’s basketball team will be taking on the Durham Lords on Saturday before battling the Georgian Grizzlies on Sunday. The team is ranked 7th in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) standings in the east division.

The volleyball teams will face off against the Seneca Sting on home court on Saturday as well. The women’s team is ranked 2nd in the OCAA standings in the east division with a 14-3 record. The men are ranked 5th with a 10-7 record.

Saturday, February 9 – Pride Games                                            

MBB Panthers vs. Durham Lords @ 1 p.m.                          

WVB Panthers vs. Seneca Sting @ 4 p.m.

MVB Panthers vs. Seneca Sting @ 6 p.m.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

MBB Panthers vs. Georgian Grizzlies @ 1 p.m.

 

All games take place in the Education Centre Gym. Admission is free, but as a part of the college’s food insecurity initiative, patrons are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to games to help stock the shelves of the North Bay Food Bank and the Canadore College Emergency Student Food Bank. Game enthusiasts also receive complimentary popcorn.

GET YOUR CLAWS OUT to support your Canadore College Panthers.

Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and provides success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 45,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors and generous donors for the balance.

www.canadorecollege.ca

For more information, please contact:  Jessica Charette at 705.475.2538 or jessica.charette@canadorecollege.ca; Carrie Richmond at 705.474.7600, ext. 5216 or carrie.richmond@canadorecollege.ca

 

 

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