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Local Hockey Player, Drake Caggiula, to be honoured with Jersey Ceremony
Submitted By Paul Burnett on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Pickering, ON, June 21, 2017 - Another NHL Jersey will soon hang in Pickering arenas, following the upcoming Jersey Ceremony to honour Drake Caggiula of the Edmonton Oilers.On July 23rd, Ajax/Pickering Raiders and Pickering Hockey Association will partner with the City of Pickering to recognize the achievements of Pickering’s own, Drake Caggiula. 

This is the third ceremony recognizing Pickering residents who have grown through community sport to become members of the National Hockey League. Drake's Edmonton Oilers jersey will join those of Glenn Healy (Toronto Maple Leafs) and Andy Andreoff (Los Angeles Kings).

Special Guests at the event will include Glenn Healey, Andy Andreoff and members of City Council.  Residents are invited to attend the celebration on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Delaney Rink at the Pickering Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering.Autographs will be available after the ceremony!

As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community. To celebrate both Canada’s and Ontario’s 150th anniversary in 2017, the City of Pickering invites residents and visitors to share in the unique experiences related to Arts, Culture, Heritage, Diversity, Environment, Youth, Sports Excellence, Innovation and Accessibility. Visit pickering.ca/150 to get involved.

 Media Contact:Krystal FergusonCoordinator, Community Partnerships l Community Services 905.420.4660 ext. 3604 or 1.866.683.2760 [email protected]
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