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Bands Announced For This Year's Event April 7, 2017

Hogs for Hospice™, Southern Ontario’s only 3-day Motorcycle Rally, is pleased to announce the band line up for this year’s event happening August 4, 5, & 6, 2017.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LEAMINGTON, ON – APRIL 7, 2017 New this year, Hogs for Hospice™ will have live band acts both Friday August 4 and Saturday August 5, 2017.

Friday night will kick off with a bang as Seacliff Park concert area hosts Hairball—The Band. Hairball is a Rock & Roll experience you won’t forget. A band puts on a concert—Hairball puts on an event! The lights, sound, video screen, smoke, fire, blood, bombs, confetti, spiders, snakes & monsters (oh my) and the screaming of hordes of rabid Hairball fans create and event—an event that hits you so hard, it’ll take a few days to recover! Rock & Roll will NEVER die!!!

Saturday Night will feature Our Lady Peace, a Canadian rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario, in 1992. Headed by lead vocalist Raine Maida since its formation, the band additionally consists of Duncan Coutts on bass, Steve Mazur as lead guitarist, and Jason Pierce on drums. The band has sold millions of albums worldwide, won four Juno Awards, and won ten MuchMusic Video Awards—the most MMVAs ever awarded to any artist or group. Our Lady Peace are one of Canada’s most popular bands and are also one of the few Canadian rock acts that managed to achieve success in both the 1990s and 2000s.

Tickets are now available for sale online at www.hogsforhospice.com , or at our Leamington Ticket Headquarters in Speedprint, 45 Industrial Rd, Leamington, Jose’s Bar & Grill, 215 Talbot St W, Leamington, and Leamington CIBC located at 69 Erie St S, Leamington.

Background

Hogs for Hospice™ is a sanctioned event under the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation and is a community-led event to support Hospice and Healthcare initiatives in our community. This exciting 3-day long motorcycle rally in Leamington includes a variety of different activities tailored to the motorcycle community, families, and riders’ and non-riders’ alike. There is something for everyone at this event.

Expansion of the entertainment for Hogs for Hospice has been made possible through the funding provided by the Government of Ontario.

For more information visit our website at http://www.hogsforhospice.com/

Contact: Joe Oswald 519-919-2547
Hogs for Hospice joe@hogsforhospice.com

Click here to view the official Press Release.


Hogs for Hospice 2017 August 8, 2016

We are looking forward to another great weekend on August 4, 5 & 6 2017

More details to be announced.


Hogs for Hospice Merchandise Store Now Open June 16, 2016

We are excited to announce that the Hogs for Hospice™ merchandise store is up and running! We have a range of items available from t-shirts to beer koozies, and we have more items on the way.
You can order your Hogs for Hospice™ merchandise online and have it shipped to you, or you can come into Speedprint to pick it up. For more information about shipping, visit the FAQ page. For businesses, there is a specially designed promotional package to promote the event.
Like us on Facebook to be the first to find out when new items are added!
Proceeds from the Hogs for Hospice™ merchandise sales will go towards the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice Erie Shores Campus.


Hogs For Hospice Event Updates April 15th, 2016

Leamington, ON – Get your motor running!

Friday April 15, the long awaited news of tickets for the Bret Michaels concert will be available. All ticket sale proceeds for the concert will be donated to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice of Erie Shores Campus & Healthcare in Sounth Essex County. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the website www.hogsforhospice.com

Registration to the organized ride on Saturday July 30th is now available. Join us as we tour 158 Km of local sights and attractions, including a tour of the Canada’s Southern-most tip inside of Point Pelee National Park. You don’t want to miss this! The first 500 ride registrants will receive $5.00 off the cost of the Brett Michaels concert ticket so get them while they’re hot!

Hogs for Hospice is pleased to announce the latest event and activities that have been added to the only three day long Motorcycle Rally, being held on July 29, 30 & 31, 2016. The Hogs For Hospice Directors have also engaged a local hospitality entrepreneur, Chris Mickle, to help with the ongoing planning and support of the event. Please join us in welcoming Chris to the team!

On Friday July 29, the BIA of Leamington will close the uptown core and host a Friday Night Party to welcome visitors and residents alike. This Night Party will be an opportunity to showcase our more than 50 merchants and businesses in the area and allow participants to experience all our uptown core has to offer. The band Destroyer, the nation’s #1 Kiss tribute band, will entertain event-goers and help create that party-like atmosphere.

On Sunday July 31st, the uptown will again be a focus as it hosts the Essex-Kent Vintage Motorcycle Group. The Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group (CVMG) is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting the use, restoration and interest in older motorcycles and those of historic interest and will display them against the backdrop of “the 4 corners” for visitors to view and engage with owners.
 
Keep checking for information about this specific initiative or Hogs For Hospice by visiting www.hogsforhopsice.com

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Bret Michaels Concert Ticket Now On Sale April 15th, 2016

Leamington, ON – Get your motor running!  Friday, April 15, 2016 the long awaited news of tickets for the Bret Michaels concert will be available. All ticket sale proceeds for the concert will be donated to the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice of Erie Shores Campus & Healthcare in South Essex County. Tickets can be purchased online via ourevent.ca 

Concert Details

  • Saturday, July 30th, 2016 | Seacliff Park, Leamington, Ontario
  • Price: $25.00
  • Doors open at 5 PM
  • Please note that this is a 19+ event

Click here to purchase tickets to the Bret Michaels Concert 



Hogs for Hospice Attends Grand Opening of Hospice Erie Shores Campus April 4th, 2016

April 4th, 2016 | Leamington, Ontario, Canada. The Hogs for Hospice committee would like to congratulate Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc. on the Grand Opening of their 10 bed hospice residential home in Leamington, Ontario. Hogs for Hospice is proud to be a fundraising partner in this project. All proceeds with benefit the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice Erie Shores Campus & Healthcare in South Essex County.

The organizers of Hogs for Hospice attended the grand opening event with approximately 400 dignitaries and community members.



Click the image below to be redirected to a video greeting from organizers Jeanine Lassaline Berglund (Corporation of the Municipality of Leamington) & Benji Mastronardi (Double Diamond).


Organized Ride Registration Open March 30th, 2016

Good news! It is registration is now open for the Hogs for Hospice Tour the Tip registered ride. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND PAY FOR THE HOGS FOR HOSPICE MOTORCYCLE RIDE.

The cost is $20 per rider and all money raised will go towards the Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice Erie Shores Campus & Healthcare in South Essex County.



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Bret Michaels To Headline Hogs for Hospice Concert January 25th, 2016

Hogs for Hospice is proud to announce Bret Michaels as the headliner.

We look forward to a great weekend and raising money for The Leamington District Memorial Hospital Foundation in support of Hospice Erie Shores Campus & Healthcare in South Essex County.

Clicke here to view the announcement at the 2016 LDMH Foundation Gala

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This project was supported by funding from Celebrate Ontario
and The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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