Media Advisory - Rudy the Red Nose Reindeer lands at Metrotown Nov. 2nd to announce Operation Red Nose expansion to more than 25 BC communities!
VANCOUVER, Oct. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Operation Red Nose BC and provincial sponsor ICBC will officially introduce two important new community partners and some exciting new sponsors at a fun-filled provincial launch at 10 a.m. next Friday, November 2nd at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby.
The launch will celebrate 17 years of volunteers providing safe rides home during the holiday season, with 14 host groups offering rides by donation in more than 25 different BC communities on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 31. All sponsor fees and ride donations will go to non-profit organizations that support youth and/or amateur sport in local ORN communities.
Global TV personality Steve Darling will preside over an inter-active launch that will include announcements and surprises from Operation Red Nose Chair and former Olympian Chris Wilson; popular ORN Mascot Rudolf the Red Nose Reindeer; BC Lions All-Star Centre and Celebrity Spokesperson Angus Reid; City Mayors and city staff; Police Partners; volunteers from new and existing ORN communities; and representatives from KidSport in various Lower Mainland communities.
- Operation Red Nose Chair and former Canadian Olympian Chris Wilson
- Popular ORN mascot Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
- BC Lions All-star Centre and ORN Celebrity Spokesperson Angus Reid
- City Mayors, city staff and sponsors from new and existing ORN communities
- Police Partners, Community Police volunteers and ORN drivers
- ICBC Road Safety Program Delivery Manager Jill Blacklock
- Global TV Emcee Steve Darling
- Lower Mainland KidSport children and executives
|What:||Learn about the 2012 Operation Red Nose Campaign in BC with new Lower Mainland service and sponsors - and join ORN speakers and mall guests in inter-active sports activities to stress the danger of impaired driving and the importance of youth sports.|
|When:||Friday, November 2 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.|
|Where:||The Atrium Court in Metropolis at Metrotown (near the entrance for Silver City and McDonalds)|
SOURCE: ICBCFor further information:
Media Contact: Chris Wilson, Operation Red Nose, 604-341-0241