Panthers Varsity Military Appreciation and Bell Let’s Talk Games this Weekend
Jan 18, 2019 | Canadore College
(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – The Canadore Panthers varsity teams will be paying tribute to the military and encouraging meaningful conversations about mental health at this weekend’s home games against the George Brown Huskies and Fleming Knights.
All weekend games will support the national Bell Let’s Talk campus campaign, which encourages student-led mental health conversations in order to reduce the negative stigma associated with mental illnesses. Fans will receive Bell Let’s Talk thundersticks.
The men’s basketball team will be dedicating their game to the military on Saturday. Military personnel and their families from 22 Wing North Bay, its Squadrons and affiliates, will be the Panthers’ special guests, treated to a pre-game social followed by an appreciation ceremony and ceremonial tip-off.
Saturday, January 19 – Bell Let’s Talk
MBB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies @ 1 p.m. -- Military Appreciation Game
WVB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies at 4 p.m.
MVB Panthers vs. George Brown Huskies at 6 p.m.
Sunday, January 20 – Bell Let’s Talk
MBB Panthers vs. Fleming Knights @ 1 p.m.
The women’s team holds a 10-2 record and is ranked 2nd in the in the Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) standings in the east division. The Panthers men’s volleyball team holds 3rd place in the east division with
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.
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