Media Advisory - Gateway Public School To Be Awarded Canadian Olympic School Program Grand Prize



    TORONTO, June 14 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, June 20, the Canadian Olympic
Committee, Premier National Partner RBC and RBC Olympian Sami Jo Small
(hockey) will present the students of Gateway Public 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. The sports kit includes an array of sports equipment such as
basketballs, soccer and volleyballs, hockey sticks, pucks and much more. In
addition, the kit provides the grand prize winners with 12 gold medals, 12
scrimmage vests and an Olympic Games banner.

    
    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 Sami Jo Small along with Lou Ragagnin, COC Chief
              Operating Officer and Lisa Gallacher, RBC Regional Vice
              President will present the grand prize to Gateway Public School
              and formally address the students.

    When:     Wednesday, June 20, 2007
              9:15 a.m.

    Where:    Main Gymnasium
              Gateway Public School
              55 Gateway Boulevard (Don Mills and Gateway)
              Toronto, Ont.

           Sami Jo Small 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; Alexis Mantell, RBC Communications Manager,
Greater Toronto Region, Phone: (416) 974-4796, Email: alexis.mantell@rbc.com

Organization Profile

Canadian Olympic Committee

More on this organization


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890