Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to visit to the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Uniform Distribution and Accreditation Centre

TORONTO, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will visit the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Uniform Distribution and Accreditation Centre (UDAC), and pick up her accreditation. Her Honour will follow the same accreditation process that Games-time volunteers, staff and suppliers are currently going through.

The Lieutenant Governor will be greeted by Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015), before proceeding to the security screening to receive her accreditation. As part of her visit, she will also meet and greet UDAC volunteers, see the distribution of uniforms and information packages at the uniform collection station, write a message on the Pan Am wall and meet with volunteers to learn more about their preparations for the Games.

Approximately 23,000+ volunteers will make a huge contribution to ensuring the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games (July 10–26) and the Parapan Am Games (August 7–15) run smoothly. Volunteers will work in all areas of the Games in roles such as ticket takers and ushers; management and leadership roles; as well as working with athletes and delegates; translation, technology and in specialized positions such as officials and sport announcers. For more information, visit TORONTO2015.org/volunteer.

When:

Friday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Please arrive by 1:45 p.m.



Who:

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015



Where:

5800 Yonge Street, Toronto



RSVP:

Please RSVP by Thursday, June 18, 2015 to fulvio.martinez@toronto2015.org

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Fulvio Martinez, Manager, community outreach and media relations, TO2015, 416.957.2430, fulvio.martinez@toronto2015.org; John Gross, Social Media Coordinator, 416.325.7786, john.gross@ontario.ca

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