Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner and Auction
The 68th Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner and Auction will be held Wed., Feb. 6, 2019 at the Westin Harbour Castle.
This year’s dinner will honour legendary baseball broadcaster, Jerry Howarth, with the Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented by previous winner Paul Beeston, president emeritus of the Toronto Blue Jays.
Broadcasting legend Jerry Howarth is the 2019 recipient of the Conn Smythe Lifetime Achievement Award!
Legendary baseball executive Paul Beeston will present the Conn Smythe Lifetime Achievement Award to Jerry Howarth.
Also at the head table will be Olympic and world champion ice dancer Tessa Virtue, Maple Leafs legend Dave Keon, recently retired Canadian tennis star Daniel Nestor, former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons, former Toronto Maple Leaf goalie Curtis Joseph, four-time gold medalist in women’s hockey Jayna Hefford, two-time hockey gold medalist Sami Jo Small and sledge hockey/wheelchair basketball star Billy Bridges.
We are pleased that Sportsnet’s Ken Reid and Evanka Osmak will be our joint emcees for the event. Christine Simpson, from Sportsnet, and Gord Stellick, from 590 The FAN, will once again interview our head table celebrities.
Over $340,000 was raised for Easter Seals Ontario at the 2018 dinner. Thank you to our 2018 sponsors, donors, volunteers and attendees!
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