Media Advisory - Canadian Olympic Committee to recognize years of Olympic
preparation and the Vancouver Olympic experience with tribute to 2010
athletes during Hall of Fame weekend

TORONTO, March 18 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is set to unveil details surrounding its Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame weekend, "Celebrating Excellence 2010", in Montreal, April 22-23. These will include a tribute to the 2010 athletes, musical performances, celebrity guests and 2010 Inductees.

Years of dedicated preparations will culminate in celebrations during the Hall of Fame weekend, uniting Canadians across the country in a final farewell to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

    
    Who:   Maître Marcel Aubut, president-elect, Canadian Olympic Committee
           Nathalie Lambert, chef de mission, Canadian Olympic Team
           Bruny Surin, 2010 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee

    When:  Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 2:00 p.m. EST

    Where: La Mise au Jeu restaurant
           1275 St-Antoine St. Ouest
           Montreal, QC
           (nearest intersection: De la Montagne St.)

           * Underground parking available at the Bell Centre, elevators
           located in section B-113
    

About the Canadian Olympic Committee

The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to sport excellence. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic Movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means. For news and information, visit the COC website at www.olympic.ca and find the team on both Facebook (Canadian Olympic Team) and Twitter (CDNOlympicTeam).

SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee

For further information: For further information: Isabelle Hodge, Manager, Media Relations, Canadian Olympic Committee, Phone: (416) 324-4122, Cell: (289) 388-6419, Email: ihodge@olympic.ca

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