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Windsor ComiCon names Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation as Beneficiary

Windsor  ComiCon  has  announce  that  the  Windsor  Regional  Hospital  Foundation has been  named  as   the  official  beneficiary  of  this  colossus  comic  event,  taking  place  in  the Colosseum  at  Caesars  Windsor  on  Saturday,  October  15   (10  am  –  6pm),  and  Sunday,  October  16  (10  am  –  5pm)  respectively.  “As  a  celebration  of  comics,  sci-­‐fi  and  all  things  pop culture   in  our  community,  we  are  pleased  to  name  the  Foundation  as  our  beneficiary,”  said  ComiCon  President  &  CEO  Steve  Menzie.

The  two-­‐day  event  will  feature  a  myriad  of  celebrities  including  but  not  limited  to  Jason  Priestly  (Beverly  Hills,  90210)  and  Tia   Carrere  (Wayne’s  World);  autograph  sessions and photo  oportunities,  cosplay  contests  for  adults  and  for  kids,  shopping   galore,  comic  artists,  Celebrity  Q&A  sessions,  panels,  workshops,  a  kids  zone  and  much  more!

Adult  tickets start  at  $20,  kids   under  6  get  in  free  with  an  adult  (paid  ticket).    “Guests  will  be  invited  to  make  a  donation  when  purchasing  a  ticket  at  the  gate   while  the Foundation  will  use the  event  as  a  promotional  platform  to  engage  the  community  about  its  services  to  build  awareness,”  said  Menzie.  A  cheque  will  be  presented  to  the  Foundation at  the  conclusion of  the  event.

According  to  Ron  Foster,  VP,  Public  Affairs,  Communications  &  Philanthropy  and  Executive  Director,  Windsor  Regional  Hospital   Foundation  “Windsor  ComiCon  will  provide  us  with a  unique  opportunity  to  reach  into  new  markets  of  people  who  will  engage   with  the  Foundation  through  their  gifts  of  time  and  contribution  of  funds  that  will  drive  the  mission  and success  or  our  programs   such  as  Hats  On  For  Healthcare.”

In  addition  to  naming  a  beneficiary,  Windsor  ComiCon  is  pleased  to  recognize  the  following  super  hero  league  of corporate   sponsors  and  community  partners  who  will  drive  the success  of  this  year’s  program.

Returning  for  a  second  heroic  appearance  in  the  Colosseum  at  Caesars  Windsor  on  Saturday,   October  15  (10  am  –  6pm),  and  Sunday,  October  16  (10  am  –  5pm)  respectively, Windsor  ComiCon  is  an  all  ages  accessible   event;  inclusive  of  some  of  the  most  popular  genres  including:  comics,  sci  fi,  horror,  gaming  and  anime  /  cosplay.  For  more   information visit online.