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Canadian Racing Motorsports Race Car, Racing Track News

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M2D Racing and Canadian National Autism Foundation Join Forces for GBGP
Post by: CanadianRacingOnline on September 13, 2012, 11:58:26 AM

( London , ON ) The M2D Racing Team has joined forces with the Canadian National Autism Foundation to promote the organization during the inaugural 12-hour Grand Bend Grand Prix at the Grand Bend Motorplex on Saturday September 15th.The M2D Racing Team of Terry Meyer, Jamie Maudsley, Steve March, and Jay Doerr and their Honda Prelude ChumpCar will be displaying the logo, and have agreed to donate any prize money received back to the foundation.

Team member Jamie Maudsley said, “We’re excited about being able to do something like this to assist with Paul Reilly, Tina Fougere and the folks from the Canadian National Autism Foundation.I was lucky enough to meet some members of the foundation team through their awareness and fundraising event at Delaware Speedway, and found out how many speedways that they have been to this summer.Within our team it’s a disability that some of us are very familiar with and if we can support their campaign by helping them out through racing, it’s the least we can do.”

Tina Fougere of the Canadian National Autism Foundation spoke about the group’s involvement in motorsports, “We have had great success with all of the raceways that we have had our autism day at with our promotion and bring awareness to new demographics that we have not penetrated.We have helped a lot of those out with autism information and parents that need some help.We also love the fact that having another network base to spread the awareness of autism out there is so beneficial to those of us living with loved ones with autism to better understand the differences of autism and how to help out that they are informed with more important information.”
As for the group, she explained, “Our Foundation members are all volunteers and we are here to help those with needed information and to help out with research money for Canadian Based research by events that are put on to raise funds and other initiatives of the foundation.We allocate monies out to some of those who submit their grant submissions.”

Autism is a neurological disorder that affects the functioning of the brain, in the areas of social interaction and communication skills Children and adults with autism typically have difficulties in verbal (expressive) and non-verbal (receptive) communication, social interactions, and often engage in repetitive patterns of behaviour. The disorder makes it hard for them to communicate with others and relate to the outside world. In some cases, aggressive and/or self-injurious behavior may be present.
Autism affects 1 in 88 children. More children will be diagnosed with autism this year than with cancer, AIDS and diabetes combined.
For more information on the Canadian National Autism Foundation, please visit www.cnaf.net (http://www.cnaf.net)


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September 13, 2012

M2D Racing Prelude Ready for Action Friday M&J Tire / Tirecraft Joins Team

The team would also like to thank all our supporters so far, including Cliff, Porky, Jim, Jordan, and Donald for all your help with the car, and to all our Facebook followers, stay tuned.
We would also like to express how pleased we are to be representing the Canadian National Autism Foundation as they attempt to claim prize money in the event to assist with the Foundations 2012 Motorsports fundraisers, and assist in raising awareness for the organization. For more information please visit
www.cnaf.net.

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February 11, 2012 ~ Comic Connection


   NATIONAL HOCKEY CARD DAY IN CANADA!
   For the last three years, Canadians have enjoyed a special treat to go along

   with Hockey Day  in Canada where they can head to select hobby shops and

   score free packs of Upper Deck NHL cards. It is called National Hockey Card

   Day.


   Upper Deck is excited to announce the return of the program in Canada on  

   Saturday, February 11, 2012. Packs will be delivered exclusively through Upper

   Deck’s network of Certified Diamond Dealers who operate brick and mortar

   hobby shops throughout Canada. Puck fans can visit one of these shops and

   receive a FREE pack of Upper Deck NHL National Hockey Card Day cards while

   supplies last.
 


   WHY SHOULD YOU COME TO THE COMIC CONNECTION FOR NATIONAL

   HOCKEY CARD DAY?
   We offer MORE chances to get FREE NHCD PACKS! Wear a jersey from your

   favorite NHL team OR wear your team's jersey and we will give you an

   additional pack! Make a $2 donation to the Canadian National Autism

   Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association, and get a FREE NHCD PACK!


    SALE!!! We always have an awesome 1-day sale during this event.


    Complete Checklist

    1 Cody Hodgson Canada’s Rookies
    2 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Canada’s Rookies    
    3 Brett Connolly Canada’s Rookies
    4 Mark Scheifele Canada’s Rookies
    5 Sean Couturier Canada’s Rookies
    6 Taylor Hall Pride of Canada
    7 P.K. Subban Pride of Canada
    8 Roberto Luongo Pride of Canada
    9 Steven Stamkos Pride of Canada
   10 Jonathan Toews Pride of Canada
   11 Wayne Gretzky Hockey Heroes
   12 Bobby Orr Hockey Heroes
   13 Mario Lemieux Hockey Heroes
   14 Mark Messier Hockey Heroes
   15 Martin Brodeur Hockey Heroes
   16 Sidney Crosby Memorable Moments (gift with purchase, not found in  

   packs, retailers will receive a select amount of these cards)

 

Click Link To See Video
Upper Deck's National Hockey Card Day Returns on Saturday, February 11, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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