Richard PeddieUWindsor alum Richard Peddie is the 2018 honoree of Windsor’s Negev dinner, June 12 at the Ciociaro Club.

Local Jewish community to honour UWindsor alumnus

Retired sports executive and UWindsor alumnus Richard Peddie (BComm 1970, honorary LLD 2001) is the 2018 honoree of the annual Negev dinner, held by the Jewish National Fund of Windsor in support of development in Israel.

Peddie served as CEO Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment for 14 years, during which time the company launched the Toronto FC soccer franchise and built the Air Canada Centre and BMO Field. He founded and remains active in the Richard Peddie Leadership Initiative at the Odette School of Business.

The dinner is set for June 12 at the Ciociaro Club, 3745 North Talbot Road. Find more details on the event, tickets and sponsorships, and the benefit project, on the fund’s website.

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