Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Drive, Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Cocktail Reception begins at 6:00 pm, Dinner begins at 7:15 pm
New England Patriots Julian Edelman
Bid on one-of-a-kind silent auction items right from your smartphone or on a tablet.
Julian Edelman is 3x Super Bowl champion wide receiver who played for the New England Patriots from 2009 to 2020. Julian is known in the NFL not only for his on-field toughness but off the field for his social media presence and creativity. Edelman has used social platforms to become one of the most followed and engaged with athletes in professional sports. He has leveraged social media to be an outspoken advocate against antisemitism as a proud member of the Jewish community.
Auctioneer & Co-host
Stu Schwartz began his career as “Stuntman Stu” doing stunts for an Ottawa rock station in the 90s. His career quickly took off and he became one of Ottawa’s celebrity morning men on MAJIC 100 and master of ceremonies at many events in the Ottawa commuity.
In addition to his morning show, Stu has done weather for CTV Ottawa, announced at the 2010 and 2014 Olympics and is the PA announcer for the Ottawa Senators. His list of clients for his MC and celebrity auctioneer work is vast and varied. Stu works with the United Way, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, CHEO, The Queensway Carleton Hospital, The Ottawa Sens Foundation (for whom he has launched his own wine in support), but to name a few. Stu is a master auctioneer at fund raising events and his confident, classy and quick witted personality make every auction a huge success.
A victim of bullying as a child, in 2011 he created the #NoMoreBullies campaign where he and his morning show visit local schools to speak and educate children about the horrible effects of bullying.
Stu is a proud recipient of a United Way community builder award, Canadian Association of Broadcasters Gold Ribbon award, was named Algonquin College's top alumni in 2003, and is a recipient of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
In February 2016, Stuntman Stu was diagnosed with Leukemia and began his treatment at The Ottawa Hospital. The diagnosis was one that shocked Stu and the Ottawa community. Since then he has been working with The Ottawa Hospital Foundation to raise funds and awareness about Leukemia and Stem Cell Research.
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