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EMSB IMPACT NIGHT TO TAKE PLACE MAY 12AT SAPUTO STADIUM

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MONTREAL, APRIL 29, 2010   The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) will hold its annual Impact Soccer Night  on Wednesday, May 12  (8 p.m.)  at Saputo Stadium.  On this evening the Impact will host  Toronto FC in a Nutrilite   CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) Canadian quarter-final matchup. CONCACAF is one of the six continental confederations of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

For the last five years the  EMSB  have enjoyed a successful  partnership with the Montreal soccer team through its   “All the Way with the Impact” program.  Over the last few months, members of the Impact have been visiting elementary and high schools to remind young students of the importance of studying, persevering and building self-confidence in order to succeed.  

Tickets  for the May 12 game are $6  per person. One dollar from each ticket sold will go towards projects of the EMSB Foundation.  . Students  and staff who wish to attend have until April 14 to hand in their completed coupons which were sent out last week.  Because of the expected high demand for tickets that night, the EMSB is guaranteed only a few thousand seats. With that in mind,  orders are being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

During half-time, the EMSB’s presence will be recognized and two students who have shown a love for soccer will be presented with $500  Tony Licursi Bursaries. Mr. Licursi was the team’s statistician and  a devoted member of the James Lyng High School Alumni Association. He passed away  four  years ago.  Schools are asked to nominate students for scholarships by emailing a short bio to mariobentrovato@sympatico.ca by April 21.


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Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca