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On Friday, August 22, 2014 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Disabled Sailing Association Ontario is celebrating 15 years as part of the waterfront community with A Night of Art and Culture, a fundraiser taking place at PawsWay, 245 Queen's Quay West (corner of Robertson Crescent). There will be live entertainment including the Waterfront Ambassadors, acapella trio Kirsten Sandwich, local teen singer Emily Persich and others. Enjoy some beer, wine and other refreshments, some anniversary cake.  A Silent Auction...

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Thomson, Rogers is pleased to support Spinal Cord Injury Ontario along with Real Artists Reaching Everyone (R.A.R.E.) Theatre Company in their presentation of Borne. A play featuring people with spinal cord injuries who share their own hilarious and heart-breaking stories and explore the myths and preconceptions about living with a disability. "The humanity and resilience of nine remarkable people comes shining through", "The message is one of hope" - TORONTO STAR Buy your BORNE Tickets here  

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On June 18, 2014, the Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) and Thomson, Rogers hosted the 14th Annual CardSharks+ brunch. The new holiday card was unveiled, and a great whoop of excitement was heard across Finch Ave. Originally, Scott Southwell of TR and Hedy Chandler of CHIRS looked at initiating a work program for those suffering head injuries and who had difficulty finding employment, hence the CardSharks+ program was conceived.     Accepting the accolades was Joseph...

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The Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) would like everyone to spread the news about traumatic brain injury between June 1st to June 11th, 2014. To help spread awareness: print the 'Are You Aware' logo below take a 'selfie' post the selfie showing the logo to Twitter and/or Facebook together with the hashtag #areyouaware Visit www.areyouaware.ca for more information about brain injury.  

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On April 12th & 13th, Joe Pileggi once again attended the Motorcycle & Tattoo show.  A good friend of Thomson, Rogers, Brock Hansler brought vintage MCs - 1972 Norton 750 Commando and a 1969 883cc Harley Sportster. Thanks to everyone who came and entered our draw for the custom fit Bell Rogue Helmet. This years winner is Dave Kerr! Congratulations Dave!

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Thomson Rogers made a special donation to SCI Ontario’s Regional Services Holiday Fund - Staff Campaign. The donation, combined with the staff donations from SCI Ontario, will assist clients of SCI Ontario across the province. The funds are given out to clients and members of Spinal Cord Injury Ontario and will assist those who are in financial need to purchase food for a holiday dinner and gifts for their children.

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On January 14th, a past client of Thomson, Rogers - Stephen Cull, President of CHARTERABILITY.COM, hosted an informational reception at the Toronto Boat Show.  In attendance was the right honourable Lt Governor David Onley.  A few years ago Stephen envisioned a "cruise line" for people with disabilities to boat along the beautiful Toronto/Oakville shoreline.  He convinced some like minded good natured boating enthusiasts and local volunteers to join the venture and the subsequently...

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A special thanks to everyone who stopped by and said hello to us, at the Motorcycle Supershow at the International Centre.  We were fortunate in being able to show three bikes in the Vintage collection: a 1972 750 Norton Commando; a 1969 XLCH 883 Harley; and, a 1979 six cylinder Honda CBX (the only one at the show).  To the delight of all the Bikes were exceptionally well received. I am happy to announce that Wesley Watt is the winner of the Bell Rogue Helmet from GP bikes.  Congratulations...

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