Media Advisory - Acadia Elementary School To Be Awarded Canadian Olympic School Program Grand Prize



    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
              10:45 a.m.

    Where:    Main Gymnasium
              Acadia Elementary School
              9603 - 5th Street South East
              Calgary, Alta.

              Colleen Sostorics will be available for interviews following
              the presentation.
    





For further information:

For further information: Eric Michalko, Manager, Media Relations,
Canadian Olympic Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4146, Cell: (416) 528-6742,
Email: emichalko@olympic.ca; Tracy Gauson, RBC Manager, Regional Community
Marketing, Phone: (403) 292-3695, Email: tracy.gauson@rbc.com

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