Media Advisory - Brockville and Ottawa, last Ontario stops for Victor Davis
ride

Greg Davis rides approximately 1,000 kilometres from Guelph to Quebec City to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation

TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:   Greg Davis, brother of the late Canadian Olympic swimmer Victor
            Davis, begins an eleven day, 1,000 kilometre cycling journey in
            memory of Victor. The ride begins in Guelph and will end in
            Quebec City.

            The Victor Davis Memorial Ride celebrates transplant recipients
            participating at the Canadian Transplant Games in Quebec City,
            August 9-14, 2010. Greg will be stopping at several hospitals
            along his cycling journey to increase awareness for organ and
            tissue donation. Transplant recipient athletes will join Greg at
            each of his stops along the way.

            Gift of Life Consent Forms and Organ and Tissue registration
            forms will be available at each stop that Greg makes along the
            route.

    WHO:    Frank Markel, President and CEO of Trillium Gift of Life Network
            Greg Davis, Cyclist and Donor Family Member
            Denis Richardson, Heart recipient and participant at the
             Transplant Games

    WHEN:   Thursday, August 5, 2010
            9:00 a.m.

    WHERE:  Brockville General Hospital
            75 Charles Street
            Brockville, Ontario
            NOTE: Stop details follow

    WHEN:   Friday, August 6, 2010
            9:00 a.m.

    WHERE:  Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus
            1053 Carling Avenue (lawn in front of Emergency Department)
            Ottawa, Ontario
    

SOURCE Trillium Gift of Life Network

For further information: For further information: Bruce Kurta, Trillium Gift of Life Network, (p) 416-619-2350, (m) 416-526-8035, (e) bkurta@giftoflife.on.ca


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