Beckie Scott - First Canadian to win Olympic Gold in Cross Country Skiing



    
        will take her message of "never say can't" to hundreds of
                          enthusiastic cheerleaders

                                   at the

                    2007 Halifax Cheerleading Competition
    

    HALIFAX, March 20 /CNW/ - As the first Canadian to ever win gold in cross
country skiing, Beckie will present her gold medal while talking about the
importance of goal setting, confidence and body-image, cheering on the
cheerleaders in their pursuit of sport and active living. Representatives of
Playtex Canada will present findings from its recent Ipsos Reid survey on
young women and sports.

    
    Date:           Saturday, March 24, 2007

    Time:           12:30 - 1:30 p.m.   Beckie will speak with cheerleaders

                    1:30 - 3:30 p.m.    Beckie will be at the Playtex Sport
                                        booth signing autographs

                    3:45 p.m.           Beckie will present a gift to one of
                                        the cheerleaders nominated for team
                                        spirit

    Location:       Halifax Forum/Multi-purpose Centre - (902) 490-4500

    Interviews:     Beckie Scott, Three-time Olympian; member, VANOC Board of
                    Directors
                    Elizabeth Beemer, Vice President and General Manager,
                    Playtex Ltd.

    Media:          Please confirm ahead of time if you will be attending the
                    event as credentials are required. Please contact me if
                    you have other media requests for either Beckie Scott or
                    Elizabeth Beemer.
    





For further information:

For further information: Karen Petcoff, (416) 275-6844,
kvpet@rogers.com

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