Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler Teams With Boston Market For Charity

first_imgBoston Market hosted an event last week at the company’s North Arlington, N.J., restaurant with professional skateboarder, television star and philanthropist Ryan Sheckler.Boston Market CEO George Michel (A.K.A. The Big Chicken) presents a $10,000 check to pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler at Boston MarketCredit/Copyright: Charles Sykes/Invision for Boston Market/AP ImagesA loyalist of the home-style restaurant chain, Sheckler met with excited fans, signed autographs and accepted a $10,000 donation from Boston Market to The Sheckler Foundation, which helps enrich the lives of children and injured action sports athletes. Event attendees were treated to popular menu items and soft drinks, courtesy of Boston Market.Boston Market CEO George Michel (A.K.A. The Big Chicken) and pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler enjoy lunch at Boston MarketCredit/Copyright: Charles Sykes/Invision for Boston Market/AP ImagesSince becoming the 2012 “Unofficial Sponsor of Summer” in June, Boston Market has placed an emphasis on living an active lifestyle through summer promotions that paid homage to major sporting events and the athlete in everyone. Last week’s event with Ryan Sheckler will serve as the culmination of Boston Market’s summer 2012 campaign.Ryan Sheckler meets with fans Jake Cooke, left, and Kyle Cooke at Boston MarketCredit/Copyright: Charles Sykes/Invision for Boston Market/AP ImagesSheckler’s appearance attracted hundreds of customers into the North Arlington location along with other well-known skateboarders. The event was packed full of fans and skateboarding enthusiasts alike who met with Sheckler and participated in fun guest giveaways. George “The Big Chicken” Michel, CEO of Boston Market, presented the donation to The Sheckler Foundation on behalf of his organization.“Ryan’s dedication to his charity and his passion for Boston Market made him the ideal host for today’s event,” said George Michel, CEO of Boston Market. “Not only is he a legend in the skateboarding world, but he has found the time to give back to those in need as well. Boston Market is proud to support Ryan’s organization and offer quality food with great service to our guests.”A Boston Market regular who was recently quoted in a national publication declaring his ideal last meal would be from Boston Market, Sheckler said, “Boston Market is one of my favorite places to sit back and enjoy a delicious meal with friends and family. Today was a huge step forward for my charity. With Boston Market’s donation, we hope to help the many injured action sports athletes on their road to recovery.”At the conclusion of the event, Ryan presented George Michel with a custom, autographed skateboard to thank Boston Market for its generous donation to The Sheckler Foundation.last_img read more

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Winners Announced 2018 Canadian Screen Awards Honouring Excellence in Creative Fiction Storytelling

first_imgBest Supporting Actor, DramaAnneCBC (CBC/Netflix)(Northwood Entertainment)R. H. ThomsonBest Supporting Actress, DramaCardinalCTV (Bell Media)(JCardinal Productions Inc.)Allie MacDonaldBest Guest Performance, Drama SeriesMary Kills People – The Judas CradleGlobal (Corus Entertainment)(Cameron Pictures)Steven McCarthyBest Pre-School Program or SeriesPAW PatrolTVOKids (TVO)(Spin Master Entertainment)Laura Clunie, Ronnen Harary, Keith Chapman, Scott Kraft, Toni Stevens, Patricia Burns, Jonah StrohBest Animated Program or SeriesSponsor | Spin Master EntertainmentCloudy with a Chance of MeatballsYTV (Corus Entertainment)(DHX Media)Lesley Jenner, Mark Evestaff, Steven Denure, Kirsten Newlands, Ken Faier, Asaph Fipke, Josh Scherba, Rick MischelBest Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or SeriesOdd SquadTVOKids (TVO)(Sinking Ship Entertainment)J.J. Johnson, Blair Powers, Matthew J.R. Bishop, Stephen J Turnbull, Tim McKeon, Mark De Angelis, Adam Peltzman, Paul SiefkenBest Performance, Children’s or YouthL.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: Fire & DewYTV (Corus Entertainment)(Breakthrough Entertainment)Ella BallentineBest Performance, AnimationThe Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Halloween!Treehouse TV (Corus Entertainment)(Portfolio Entertainment)Martin ShortAcademy Board of Directors’ TributeJay SwitzerBest Photography, ComedySchitt’s Creek – Grad NightCBC (CBC)(Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.)Gerald PackerBest Photography, DramaCardinalCTV (Bell Media)(JCardinal Productions Inc.)Steve CosensBest Picture Editing, ComedyBaroness von Sketch Show – It Satisfies on a Very Basic LevelCBC (CBC)(Frantic Films)Mike Fly, Jeremy LaLondeBest Picture Editing, DramaCardinalCTV (Bell Media)(JCardinal Productions Inc.)Teresa De LucaBest Live Action Short Drama | Meilleur court métrage dramatiqueFluffy – Lee FilipovskiBest Animated Short | Meilleur court métrage d’animationThe Tesla World Light – Matthew Rankin, Julie RoyBest Production Design or Art Direction, FictionAlias GraceCBC (CBC)(Halfire Entertainment)Arv GreywalBest Costume DesignAlias GraceCBC (CBC)(Halfire Entertainment)Simonetta MarianoBest Achievement in Make-UpSponsor | M•A•C CosmeticsOrphan Black – To Right the Wrongs of ManySpace (Bell Media)(Boat Rocker Media)Stephen LynchBest Visual EffectsVikings – On The EveHistory (Corus Entertainment)(Take 5 Productions)Bill Halliday, Dominic Remane, Michael Borrett, Paul Wishart, Ovidiu Cinazan, Jim Maxwell, Kieran McKay, Isabelle Alles, Thomas Morrison, Leann HarveyBest Achievement in CastingCardinalCTV (Bell Media)(JCardinal Productions Inc.)Jon Comerford, Lisa ParasynHumanitarian Award, supported by MLSEBell Let’s TalkBest Sound, AnimationPAW Patrol – Mission PAW: Quest for the CrownTVOKids (TVO)(Spin Master Entertainment)Richard Spence-Thomas, Tim Muirhead, Kyle Peters, Patton Rodrigues, Ryan OngaroBest Sound, FictionVikings – The ReckoningHistory (Corus Entertainment)(Take 5 Productions)Martin Lee, Ian Rankin, Daniel Birch, Brent Pickett, Dale Sheldrake, Steve Medeiros, Brennan Mercer, Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Goro Koyama, Yuri GorbachowBest Original Music, AnimationCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – Bacon GirlYTV (Corus Entertainment)(DHX Media)Steffan AndrewsBest Original Music, FictionCardinalCTV (Bell Media)(JCardinal Productions Inc.)Todor KobakovBest Writing, Variety or Sketch ComedyBaroness von Sketch Show – It Satisfies on a Very Basic LevelCBC (CBC)(Frantic Films)Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica Heisey, Mae Martin, Zoe WhittallBest Writing, ComedyLetterkenny – RelationshipsCraveTV (Bell Media)(New Metric Media Inc.)Jacob Tierney, Jared KeesoBest Writing, Drama Program or Limited SeriesAlias GraceCBC (CBC)(Halfire Entertainment)Sarah PolleyBest Writing, Drama SeriesOrphan Black – To Right The Wrongs of ManySpace (Bell Media)(Boat Rocker Media)Graeme Manson, Renee St. CyrBest Writing, Children’s or YouthOdd Squad – Drop Gadget Repeat / 20 QuestionsTVOKids (TVO)(Sinking Ship Entertainment)Adam Peltzman, Tim McKeonBest Writing, AnimationMysticons – Sisters in ArmsYTV (Corus Entertainment)(Nelvana Limited)Sean JaraMargaret Collier Award, supported by Halfire EntertainmentDenis McGrathBest Direction, AnimationPAW Patrol – Mission PAW: Quest for the CrownTVOKids (TVO)(Spin Master Entertainment)Charles E. BastienBest Direction, Children’s or YouthL.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: Fire & DewYTV (Corus Entertainment)(Breakthrough Entertainment)John Kent HarrisonBest Direction, Variety or Sketch ComedyBaroness von Sketch Show – It Satisfies on a Very Basic LevelCBC (CBC)(Frantic Films)Yael StaavBest Direction, ComedySponsor | Cinespace Film StudiosLetterkenny – The ElectionCraveTV (Bell Media)(New Metric Media Inc.)Jacob TierneyBest Direction, Drama Program or Limited SeriesAlias GraceCBC (CBC)(Halfire Entertainment)Mary HarronBest Direction, Drama SeriesSponsor | PlaybackMary Kills People – The River StyxGlobal (Corus Entertainment)(Cameron Pictures)Holly DaleBest Supporting or Guest Actor, ComedyKim’s Convenience – Cardboard Jung, Resting PlaceCBC (CBC)(Thunderbird Entertainment)Andrew PhungBest Supporting or Guest Actress, ComedySchitt’s Creek – New Car, The ThroupleCBC (CBC)(Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.)Emily HampshireBest Sketch Comedy Program or SeriesBaroness von Sketch ShowCBC (CBC)(Frantic Films)Jamie Brown, Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer WhalenAbout Academy of Canadian Cinema & TelevisionThe Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit professional arts organization in Canada. We are dedicated to recognizing, advocating for, and celebrating Canadian talent in the film, television, and digital media sectors.Our more than 4,500 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists, and students. Collectively, we deliver professional development programs and networking opportunities that foster industry growth, inclusion, and mentorship.The Canadian Academy produces Canadian Screen Week. This annual celebration of excellence in media features a multi-platform, national program of events and celebrations, and culminates with the Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala live on CBC, Sunday March 11, 2018 at 8 p.m. (9 p.m. AT/ 9:30 p.m. NT).For information on membership and programming visit www.academy.ca. TORONTO – (March 7, 2018) – The 2018 Canadian Screen Week continued this evening with the Gala Honouring Excellence in Creative Fiction Storytelling, sponsored by Technicolor and Thunderbird Entertainment, where forty-one Canadian Screen Awards were presented to Canada’s finest in writing, guest performance, supporting roles, casting, animation, and youth and children’s programming. The winners were announced during the Gala hosted by award-winning actor and improv dynamo Andrew Phung, of CBC’s Kim Convenience, at Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle.“Canada has an incredible wealth of writers, directors, editors and actors who use their talent to bring viewers into exciting comedic and dramatic worlds that allow us to fully immerse in creative stories,” said Beth Janson, CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. “Tonight’s winners continue to reinvent, surprise and challenge viewers in new and creative ways. Their work is not just recognized here at home, but around the world, and it’s an honour to celebrate and give them the recognition they deserve.”2018 Canadian Screen Awards Creative Fiction Storytelling Category Winners Advertisement Advertisement Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisementlast_img read more

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