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Joe Thornton Weekend in St. Thomas!

Joe Thornton Weekend in St. Thomas!

Joe Thornton is returning to his hometown of St. Thomas for two very special events.

On Friday, June 22nd, Thornton will be helping to host ‘The Big Assist’, an intimate evening inside the historic Elgin County Railway Museum to raise funds to support the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital and the STEAM Centre. Donors who contribute $2500 (or more!) to boost the two charitable organizations will enjoy a relaxed night of local food and drinks set in and around the impressive collection of locomotives and railway artifacts in the Museum event space.

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We have an awesome event coming up in St.Thomas with NHL star Joe Thornton in support of the St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation + STEAM Centre ... on Friday, June 22nd, Maddie + Andrew are helping to host ‘The Big Assist’, a totally unique evening that will take place in the cool warehouse event space Elgin County Railway Museum ... we are gathering to celebrate donors who contribute $2500 (or more!) to support the Hospital and the STEAM Centre!
If you are interested in coming to the event, just send us a a direct message + we will connect you to the organizers ... and remember, the next day, Saturday, June 23rd, the City of St.Thomas will be naming the arena at 75 CASO Crossing the ‘Joe Thornton Community Centre’ ... there will be a presentation on the ice starting at 12:45pm, and then at 1:30pm all youth (17 and under) have the opportunity to skate with Joe!
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Major announcement!! on Saturday, June 23rd, the arena at 75 CASO Crossing in St. Thomas will be officially named the ‘Joe Thornton Community Centre’

Come one, come all! fill the rink + check out a special on-ice presentation with Joe Thornton at 12:45pm, and at 1:30 all kids ages 17 + under are invited to get on the ice + skate with Joe!! there is no cost to attend, so come on out + visit St. Thomas ✨ (and yes, if you or someone you know has an amazing beard, tag us + let us know! we’re looking for the top ten beards in St. Thomas)

#joethorntoncommunitycentre #sttont #feelslikehome

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