CALGARY, June 14 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 20, the Canadian Olympic
Committee, Premier National Partner RBC and RBC Olympian Colleen Sostorics
(hockey), will present the students of Acadia Elementary School with the grand
prize of the Canadian Olympic School Program contest.
To enter the contest, teachers were asked to submit an entry form
outlining how they planned to use the Canadian Olympic School Program in their
classroom. A total of eight grand prize winners were randomly selected in
regions throughout Canada.
Each grand prize winner will receive an Olympic-themed sports kit,
courtesy of RBC.
What: Canadian Olympic School Program Grand Prize Presentation
Presented by RBC and available online at www.olympicschool.ca,
the Canadian Olympic School program is a free online teaching
resource that offers engaging information about the Olympic
Games and Canadian athletes as a tool to educate, motivate and
inspire students to become Smarter, Better and Stronger.
Developed in cooperation with teachers from across Canada, the
program is designed to promote Olympic values and the
importance of health and physical activity.
Who: RBC Olympian Colleen Sostorics and Andrew MacNair, RBC Regional
Vice President will present the grand prize to Acadia
Elementary School and formally address the students.
When: Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Where: Main Gymnasium
Acadia Elementary School
9603 - 5th Street South East
Colleen Sostorics will be available for interviews following
For further information:
For further information: Eric Michalko, Manager, Media Relations,
Canadian Olympic Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 528-6742,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tracy Gauson, RBC Manager, Regional Community
Marketing, Phone: (403) 292-3695, Email: email@example.com