Media Advisory - June 14, 2004Building Bridges for Community Charities Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition Raised $2000
HAMILTON, ON-June 14, 2005: ‘Captain Crunch’ may crush the hopes of many a popsicle stick engineer, but in doing so, Mohawk College is able to build strong community connections. The Building and Construction Sciences department is please to present cheques totalling $2,000 to four area charities.
On Thursday, June 16, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. in the main lobby of Mohawk College’s Fennell Campus, Mohawk College President MaryLynn West-Moynes, Popsicle Stick event organizer Peter Olynyk and ‘Captain Crunch’ will be on hand to present the cheques of $500 each to:
- Tim Cherry, Mohawk College alumnus and son of Don Cherry and the late Rose Cherry on behalf of Rose Cherry’s Home for Kids,
- David “Rocky” DeRocco, Director of Promotions & Marketing and President of the CHML/Y108 Children’s Fund,
- Jerry Mays, Chair, Bell Walk for Kids Help Phone, and
- Anne Martin, Assistant, Fundraising & Development, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hamilton.
Funds were raised through the registration fees of students participating in the annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition. The 18 th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Competition, which saw upwards of 300 college, university and high school students participate, was held March 23, 2005.