MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today that the eighth edition of the CN Hockey Greatest Stars Challenge raised $350,000. The proceeds will benefit charitable organizations supported by the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund.
The Marie-Vincent Foundation, the Ted Nolan Foundation, and Big Brothers Big Sisters ( Canada and U.S.) will each receive $75,000. The remaining sum will be divided between beneficiaries located in Canada and the United States.
Since its first edition, in 2003, the CN Hockey Greatest Stars Challenge has raised $1.7 million for charity.
Vee Kachroo, CN vice-president of supply chain solutions and co-president of the fundraising campaign of the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund, said: "At CN, we are committed to giving back to the communities in which we operate."We are very proud to make a significant contribution that will help promote the causes of the organizations selected for support this year by the CN Hockey Greatest Stars Challenge. The money raised through the Challenge is a testament to the dedication of our employees and retirees, who have raised funds benefiting charitable organizations for many years through the CN Employees' and Pensioners' Community Fund." Last Saturday at Montreal's St-Michel Arena, CN's hockey team battled a team of former Montreal Canadiens, including Donald Audette, Patrice Brisebois, Guy Carbonneau, Stéphane Richer, and Guy Lafleur as head coach. CN -- Canadian National Railway Company and its operating railway subsidiaries - spans Canada and mid-America, from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to the Gulf of Mexico, serving the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, B.C., Montreal, Halifax, New Orleans, and Mobile, Ala., and the key metropolitan areas of Toronto, Buffalo, Chicago, Detroit, Duluth, Minn./ Superior, Wis., Green Bay, Wis., Minneapolis/St. Paul, Memphis, and Jackson, Miss., with connections to all points in North America. For more information on CN, visit the company's website at http://www.cn.ca. SOURCE CN
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