Veteran Canuck Alumni Dennis Kearns was named Honorary Chair of the 12th Annual Commonwealth Cup 2019, brought to you by HSJ Lawyers.
Kearns made his NHL debut in 1971 with the Vancouver Canucks. He would, over the next 10-years become a star playmaker with extraordinary skill on offense and the power play. With 321 points and 677 NHL games under his belt, in 2014 the Vancouver Province rated Kearns as the 15th Greatest Canuck of all time.
“The Vancouver Canuck Alumni have been attending the Commonwealth Cup almost from its inception – 14 years ago. We always have a great time in Prince George and the United Way is a terrific cause.”, said Kearns from Vancouver.
United Way of Northern BC has been declared as the charity of choice. The United Way is Northern BC’s premier umbrella charity. They raise money for more than 500 programs across Northern BC.
Roberta Squire, CEO of the United Way of Northern BC says, “The funds will help where the need is the greatest in the City of PG. We thank HSJ Lawyers, Commonwealth Financial and the other sponsors for this great example of community leadership.”
There will be more celebrity name announcements. To register a team or for more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact 250-960-2233, the United Way Office at 250-561-1040 or visit www.commonwealthcup.ca