Charlottetown, PE (November 1, 2022) — The 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society is pleased to launch PEI Mutual Road to the Games – a series of community celebrations that showcases the rich history, diversity, and culture of Island communities.
“We are very excited to work with PEI Mutual in such a significant and impactful way as we hit the road together on the final journey to the 2023 Canada Winter Games, said Jonathan Ross, Volunter VP, Sponsorship and Revenue Generation. “The Road to the Games celebrations amplify our Torch program and we invite Islanders to get into the Games spirit by attending these free events.”
The community celebrations, presented by PEI Mutual Insurance Company, will consist of a series of 18 events from tip-to-tip in small communities across the province. Each celebration will showcase PEI’s vibrant arts and culture scene, featuring food, homegrown talent, and musical performances.
“PEI Mutual and our entire team are excited for this opportunity to partner with the 2023 Canada Games,” said Craig Noonan, CEO, PEI Mutual. “Our partnership in the Road to the Games Community Celebrations is an excellent opportunity to generate excitement and collaboration throughout our Island communities from tip to tip in the lead up to the Games. Please join us in getting the Island ready to host this amazing group of next generation athletes and leaders in February.”
The PEI Mutual Road to the Games will follow the same journey as the Torch Relay, traveling from municipality to municipality, and will offer complimentary admission to all. Upcoming events include:
Borden-Carleton - November 2, 2022
Location: Lone Oak Brewing Co. - 103 Abegweit Blvd, Borden-Carleton, PE C0B 1X0
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Summerside - November 9, 2022
Location: 2023 Canada Games Multi-Sport Dome at Credit Union Place – 511 Notre Dame St, Summerside, PE C1N 1T2
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Wellington - November 18, 2022
Location: Wellington Vanier Centre - 25 Mill Road, Wellington Station, PE C0B 2E0
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Tyne Valley - November 22, 2022
Location: Cavendish Farms Community Events Centre - 7480 PE-12 #7078, Tyne Valley, PE C0B 2C0
Time: 5:30 p.m.
To learn more about the PEI Mutual Road to the Games and for the full schedule of 18 events from November to February, please visit the 2023 Canada Games website and social media channels.
For images and videos of 2023 Canada Games events, please visit the 2023 Canada Winter Games’ photo gallery.
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