Amputee's story inspires "CHAMPS" at War Amps Kingston Seminar today



    KINGSTON, ON, May 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Chi-Chi Eni remembers well the
challenges of growing up as an amputee. Today at 1 p.m. in the West Ballroom
of Kingston's Ambassador Hotel, she will tell child amputees attending The War
Amps 2009 Ontario Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar her inspirational story.
    Enrolled in CHAMP after losing her left leg to cancer as a child,
Chi-Chi, now 32, will describe with candour and humour life as an amputee and
how she overcame the bumps in the road to be the success she is today as an
executive with one of Canada's major banks.
    Media are welcome to attend any of the following sessions today, or
interviews with the Champs can be arranged at any time:

    
    9 a.m. -     "PLAYSAFE" (Lisbon Room)
                 "Teen Issues" (West Ballroom)
                 "Play & Learn" (Ontario Room East)

    10:15 a.m. - "Infant/Toddler Prosthetics" (Ontario Room East)

    1 p.m. -     "Chi-Chi Eni: Life As A Champ" (West Ballroom)

    1:30 p.m. -  "Champs in Action!": Champs Demonstrate Recreational Limbs &
                 Devices (West Ballroom)

    2:45 p.m. -  New Developments in Artificial Limbs (West Ballroom)
    




For further information:

For further information: Danita Chisholm, Director of Communications,
(613) 797-1654


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