Dave Cameron Joins Special Olympics Festival Celebrity Line-up

Dave Cameron

Special Olympics PEI is thrilled to announce that Dave Cameron will be attending the 2018 Special Olympics Festival.

Originally from Charlottetown, PEI, Dave Cameron was drafted by the New York Islanders in the eighth round of the 1978 NHL Entry Draft. During his tenure in the NHL Cameron also played for the Colorado Rockies and New Jersey Devils.  Behind the bench, Cameron has an extensive coaching record in the OHL, AHL, and in the NHL with the Ottawa Senators and Calgary Flames. Cameron is now heading to Vienna where he was named head coach of the Vienna Capital in the Austrian Hockey League.

Cameron joins an impressive list of celebrity guests confirmed for the 2018 Gala include L. A. Kings’ Defenseman, Dion Phaneuf, Actress & Model, Elisha Cuthbert, Retired NHL Player, John Chabot, Ottawa Senator, Chris Wideman and Professional Hockey Player, Darryl Boyce.  Further celebrity announcements are expected in the coming weeks.  More information can be found by visiting our Special Olympics Festival page. 

The Special Olympics Festival is Special Olympics PEI’s largest annual fundraiser.  Funds raised enrich the lives of Islanders with an intellectual disability through sport. Special Olympics PEI relies on these funds to offer grass roots programing, quality competitions, trained coaches, and much more for athletes of all ages and ability levels. The Festival is a two part event which includes the Summerside Luncheon (being held at the Credit Union Place) and the Enriching Lives Gala (in Charlottetown at the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott Hotel). This year’s event is being held on Tuesday, June 26th.

Tickets for the Luncheon are $40 each, or $300 for a corporate table of 8, while tickets for the Gala are $110 each, or $880 for a corporate table of 8, and are available by calling Charity Sheehan at 902-368-8919.