Broadcaster Matt Dunigan to Speak at Team Cornwall AGM

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Team Cornwall 2012 AGM Matt DuniganCFL football star-turned TSN broadcaster Matt Dunigan will deliver a speech at the Team Cornwall Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 10th at 7:30 am, at the Ramada Inn and Conference Centre.

“Matt Dunigan is a familiar face to many Canadians, and we are fortunate to have such an accomplished athlete and influential broadcaster speak at our meeting,” says Gilles Latour, Chair of Team Cornwall. “Mr. Dunigan has a connection to Cornwall – he is the former teammate of Ramada Inn owner and Team Cornwall member Scott Lecky. The two played together for the B.C. Lions.”

“Matt is somebody who has taken what life has given to him, set goals and reached those goals,” says Scott Lecky. “He certainly was a motivational leader in the locker room. I am sure that he will have a lot of entertaining stories about learning from both success and failure.”

Annual General Meeting

This meeting will serve as Team Cornwall’s Annual General Meeting. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am, and the meeting will run from 8:00am – 9:15am. As in past years, the Board of Directors (Team Captains) will be elected at the meeting.

Open to All

The meeting is open to all – regardless of Team Cornwall membership. Reserve Your Spot! Tickets to the Team Cornwall Annual General Meeting are $10 each. You can reserve your ticket by calling Julie at the Economic Development office @ 613 933-0074.

About Matt Dunigan

Legendary quarterback Matt Dunigan is one of the CFL’s most accomplished players and received the League’s highest honour with an induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2006.

A three-time CFL All-Star and five-time divisional All-Star, Dunigan won two Grey Cups – 1987 with the Edmonton Eskimos and 1991 with the Toronto Argonauts. During his career, Dunigan passed for nearly 44,000 yards and rushed 850 times for 5,031 yards and 77 touchdowns. Dunigan still holds the CFL record for total yards in a single game with 713 yards.

Mr. Dunigan joined sports-broadcaster TSN in 1999 and teams up with host Dave Randorf and fellow analysts Chris Schultz and Jock Climie during the pre-game, halftime and post-game shows for TSN’s CFL broadcasts.