Neil Sanderson Of Three Days Grace Special Guest Speaker At Team 55's 6th Annual Friday Night Lights

On September 21st, all of Peterborough and beyond is invited to Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School for the annual Friday Night Lights, a Team 55 event supporting suicide prevention through the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge

While the event has drawn big crowds in the past, organizers hope this year will be even bigger as they embrace the opportunity to showcase the community’s passion for suicide awareness and mental health to the Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Health, who is expected to be in attendance.

From left to right: Dave Pogue from Team 55, Jack Veitch from CMHA and Jeff Challice from TASSS.

From left to right: Dave Pogue from Team 55, Jack Veitch from CMHA and Jeff Challice from TASSS.

“We really need to get as many people to TASSS on Friday night as possible—we want to pack the place,” says Dave Pogue, founder of Team 55: Let’s Tackle Suicide Awareness.

At the opening ceremonies, this year’s special guest will be speaker Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace. The Canadian band, including the Adam Scott alumnus, is about to embark on a European tour before returning for a Canadian tour in late November.

Friday Night Lights begins September 21st at noon with games and a barbeque, and the Open Ceremonies start at 6 p.m. The main event kick-off is at 7 p.m.

For more on Friday Night Lights and Team 55, watch this recent interview we conducted with
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Three Days Grace Comes Home To Peterborough For 3 Benefit Concerts In December

Photo courtesy Threedaysgrace.com Three Days Grace have announced three special shows that will take place here in their hometown of Peterborough on December 11th, 12, and 13th at The Venue.

Each night will benefit a charity specifically chosen by the band that has a special place in their lives.
 
* December 11th will benefit The James Fund, the largest umbrella organization for neuroblastoma families in Canada, and whose reach extends into the U.S. and around the globe. 
 
* December 12th will benefit Road Recovery, which is dedicated to helping young people battle addiction and other adversities by harnessing the influence of entertainment industry professionals who have confronted similar crises and now wish to share their experience, knowledge and resources.
 
* December 13th will benefit The Herbie Fund, whose mission is to bring children from around the world to The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) for life-saving or life-altering surgeries—surgeries that are not available to them in their home countries because of high costs and lack of medical expertise.
 
Tickets for the shows, which are presented by The Wolf 101.5, are on sale now and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, Livenation.com and through the Rogers Wireless Box office or by texting ‘tickets’ to 4849.

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