MEDIA ADVISORY - Ontario Heritage Trust kicks off Heritage Week 2015

TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2015 /CNW/ - Join the Ontario Heritage Trust for the launch of Heritage Week 2015!

Date:     

Tuesday, February 17, 2015



Time:      

9:30 a.m. – Opening ceremony and remarks


10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. − Reception, heritage expo and tours of former Maple

Leaf Gardens; students try a variety of sport activities



Location:  

Former Maple Leaf Gardens


Ryerson Athletic Centre


50 Carlton Street, Toronto

In partnership with KidSport Ontario, the Trust will be kicking off Heritage Week 2015 celebrations in the province with a launch event at the former Maple Leaf Gardens. Hosted by CBC News Toronto hosts Anne-Marie Mediwake and Dwight Drummond, the program features a special "Ask an Athlete" segment with current and retired athletes, heritage expositions showcasing sport halls of fame from across Ontario, guided tours of the former Maple Leaf Gardens and inclusive youth-focused sport activities.  

Heritage Week – which runs from February 16 to 22 – is an annual celebration of Ontario's rich history and provides an opportunity to recognize the important work of heritage organizations and volunteers across the province. This year's theme –  Play. Endure. Inspire. Ontario's sport heritage − explores the traditions, innovations and heroes of sport in Ontario. Many communities across Ontario will be hosting their own special Heritage Week events and activities, including exhibits, lectures, workshops and tours. For more information, visit www.heritagetrust.on.ca/hw2015.

The Ontario Heritage Trust is an agency of the Government of Ontario dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario's heritage.

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Ontario Heritage Trust 
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Heritage Ontario 
www.heritagetrust.on.ca

SOURCE Ontario Heritage Trust

For further information: Natasha Williams, Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist, Telephone: 416-325-5074, Email: natasha.williams@heritagetrust.on.ca

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