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September 12: Boston Cannons Day!

September 7, 2011

Mayor to Declare “Boston Cannons Day” in Honor of the City’s Latest Championship

Wednesday, September 7 – Boston, MA - On Monday, September 12 at 3:30 PM, Mayor Menino will honor the Boston Cannons for winning their first Major League Lacrosse Championship in the team’s 11-year history. Media and Cannons fans are invited to attend the ceremony at City Hall Plaza.

“As has been proven over the last decade, Boston is the best sports town in the country,” said Mayor Menino. “I look forward to congratulating the latest team to add a championship to the city’s trophy case, the Boston Cannons.”

“We are honored by the invitation from Mayor Menino and the declaration of Boston Cannons Day,” said Cannons general manager Kevin Barney. “The outpouring of support from our fans and the city has been amazing, and we look forward to continuing the celebration.”

WHO:   - Mayor Menino

              - Boston Cannons players, coaches and staff

              - Representatives from MetroLacrosse, a non-profit that promotes positive youth development and access to educational opportunities through the sport of lacrosse            

WHEN: Monday, September 12 at 3:30 PM

WHERE: City Hall Plaza, outside the Government Center T station

WHY:    - Appearances from the Boston Cannons Dance Team and Boomer the Cannon

              - Free giveaways from the Cannons and team sponsors

              - Fans can test their lacrosse shooting skills on the Cannons inflatable