Celebrity slo-pitch tourney supports Sophie’s Place

Aldergrove event will benefit speciaized kids' centre in Surrey.

Survivors Supporting Survivors are hosting a celebrity baseball slo-pitch tournament on Saturday (June 13) in support of Sophie’s Place and to help raise awareness and funds for victims of childhood sexual abuse.

Sophie’s Place – part of The Centre for Child Development in Surrey – is a child advocacy centre that provides specialized services for physically, mentally or sexually abused children.

The event takes place June 13 at 11 a.m. at Parkside Elementary School at 3300 270 St. in Aldergrove.

Among the celebrities:

• Cliff Ronning, Vancouver Canucks alumni;

• Kyle Wellwood, Vancouver Canucks alumni;

• Garth Butcher, Vancouver Canucks alumni;

• John Craighead, Vancouver Canucks alumni;

• Katie Stuart, X-Men 2 and TV actress;

• Jason “Dooms” Day, UFC veteran and stunt actor; and

• Darcy Michael, a Just4Laughs comedian.

The event is free. Autographs and photos are included for any donation.

Contest prizes include a 55” TV, a Norco bike priced at $700 and sports memorabilia.

For more information, visit www.supportingsurvivors.ca or call 1-604-309-1573.