The 15th Annual Ottawa Celebrity Sports Dinner doubles the star power by welcoming two legendary athletes; NFL, CFL star Doug Flutie and NFL, MLB phenomenon Bo Jackson. Following on the heels of past sports greats John Elway, Dan Marino and Joe Montana this years Heisman Trophy winning duo bring an exciting new twist to an always unforgettable evening. Celebrity MC Roy Firestone is back again to entertain and ask the hard hitting questions as only he can.
Critically acclaimed for his work in broadcast journalism, Firestone has won seven Emmy® Awards and seven Cable ACE Awards; he has interviewed more than 5,000 people, including nearly every major sports figure.
As a special guest of the Ottawa Celebrity Sports Dinner you’ll feel the excitement of the city’s most prestigious sports fundraising event the moment you step through the doors of the Hampton Inn. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers while mingling with elite members of Ottawa’s business community and place your bids at the silent auction stocked with one-of-a-kind sports memorabilia before sitting down to a delicious dinner.
Touted as “the best interviewer in the business” by Sports Illustrated, Firestone, the original host of ESPN’s legendary UP Close, has interviewed more than 5,000 athletes musicians, actors, political figures, writers and filmmakers. Currently Firestone is the host of Up Close Classic on ESPN daily, HDNet’s Face to Face with Roy Firestone and AOL’s Time Out…with Roy Firestone.