1926 SKATE for all charities
Each year, on the second Saturday of January has been National Skate Day for Alzheimer's during National Alzheimer's Awareness month Steve McNeil skates 19 hours &26 minutes in one Canadian city to honour his mother born in 1926 and all families in Canada that are battling with Alzheimer's and Dementia to raise much needed funds and awareness for the Alzheimer across Canada. In the past year Steve's life has changed in many ways his wife of 33 years Tina Grezos McNeil passed away after a 39 day battle with Brain Cancer. So starting in January 2024 Steve will be skating for 19 hrs 26 min for all charities. So when Steve skate Canadians can donate $19.26 or what ever amount they want to donate to the charity of there choice in there own communities. There are so many charities in Canada that are looking for help with funding and awareness. Each week Steve will take part in a different charity event leading up to January's National Skate Day.
The Covid Skate Dec. 2020 at the Wayne Gretzky Estate Winery
The rink at Gretzky Winery Toronto Dec. 15, 2019 Scott and his grandson
Edmonton City Hall Steve McNeil at Nathan Phillips Square Toronto
Calgary Olympic Plaza 2020 -40C
MONTREAL Parc Maisonneuve
Steve. Gaston Gingras and friends and supporters at Montreal's Parc Maisonneuve
Ottawa SENS Rink of Dreams
Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and staff from Alzheimer Society.
Steve with the OHL Ottawa 67's mascot having a 1926Skate Beaver Tail.
Toronto Nathan Phillips Square
Steve with Mark Grimes and MPP Christine Hogarth at Col. Sam Smith Skating Trail in Etobicoke, Ontario.
Councillor Mark Grimes and Steve six feet apart during Covid-19.