FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 3, 2015
TORONTO-Radio and TV personality Spider Jones would like to thank Mayor John Tory and the many Bay Street money-men and women for supporting an almost sold-out charity fight card featuring some of Toronto’s top amateurs boxers who will be taking on rivals from Nova Scotia.
The fight card on Thursday night includes two must-see bouts by Toronto prize-winning female fighters Holly Hunter and Sara Gheisari.
There are still a few tickets left to catch this thrilling, blow-by-blow, one-night-only extravaganza.
In attendance will be Canadian Heavyweight Boxing Champs George Chuvalo and Razor Donovan Ruddock, Michael Wekerle, of Dragons’ Den fame and our sponsor Scott Sutherland.
Where: Arcadian Court 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th Floor
When: Thursday, March 5
Doors Open 5:30 PM – Cocktail Reception with celebrity special guests
Bouts begin at 8:30 PM – 7 bouts with 14 elite amateurs “open class”
All funds raised will go to Jones’ Spider’s Web Youth Empowerment Centre and Believe to Achieve, a non-profit organization that has operated a youth drop-in Centre at 60 Chalkfarm Dr., in North York, for the last four years.
“We have to stop this youth violence by engaging them while they are young,” Jones insists. His Centre has a mission to inspire ‘at risk’ kids, students and troubled teens to remain in school and make their dreams of achievement a reality.
More than 60 youths attend the free Centre, that features a computer room, public speaking classes, homework help and college volunteers.
Jones, a former radio host, was a gang member as a young man. He spent time in prison and turned his life around. He returned to school and obtained a Degree in Journalism. He is an award-winning journalist who was inducted into the Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame in 1996.
For tables or further information call 416-452-2022 or visit believetoachieve.ca.
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