The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver will host the 27th Annual JCC Sports Dinner on March 11th with new title sponsor, RBC. The highlight of the evening is the Keynote Speaker, and this is the first time the event will feature an active player: Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints.
RBC JCC Sports Dinner with Drew Brees
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver (655 Burrard St, Vancouver)
When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 reception 5:30pm, dinner 6:30pm
Tickets: Tables and a limited number of individual tickets will be available mid-February. This event usually sells out so stay tuned!
Brees is a 12-time Pro Bowl selection, 2008 & 2011 NFL Offensive Player of the Year, Superbowl XLIV Champion & MVP, and the NFL’s passing yards leader. Off the field Brees is widely recognized for his charitable commitments and philanthropic endeavours.
Previous speakers include: Joe Montana & Jerry Rice, Shaquille O’Neal, Howie Long, Sir Charles Barkley, Emmett Smith, Vincent Edward ‘Bo’ Jackson, Scotty Bowman and many others.
This year’s Jack Diamond Award recipient is Noah Cantor, a 12-year CFL veteran who played with the Toronto Argonauts and the BC Lions and winning 4 Grey Cup championships. After retiring from football, Noah went on to build the successful 12-location restaurant chain, Vera’s Burger Shack, however he is most proud of the work he does as an RBC JCC Sports Dinner Committee Member, junior girls basketball Coach and flag football coach.
Celebrating professional and local athletes, the Sports Dinner raises much-needed funds to provide scholarships and programs for members of the community who wouldn’t otherwise have access to these services.
Over 900 of the city’s top executives and sports enthusiasts will be in attendance as the dinner has become a place that connects business professionals with media personalities, government representatives, professional sports alumni, benefactors, and community leaders.
Live Auction and Prizes
Live auction highlights include a brand new Cadillac XT4, courtesy of Dueck Auto Group, tickets to the Euro 2020 semi finals in London, courtesy of James & Jaclyn Dayson (including airfare and luxury hotel), and a fully stocked premium home bar, courtesy of Legacy Liquor Store.
You can also enter the #TBT contest. Every Thursday, tag your throwback pics with #DueckLovesJcc. Follow @JCCSportsDinner and tag @dueckgm. Prize draw Thursday, February 6, 2020 for a luxury summer weekend in Whistler at the Westin Resort & Spa, including a weekend rental of a brand new Cadillac XT4 Crossover from Dueck Auto Group!
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