Media Advisory - TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay to Celebrate in Kingston, Lennox and Addington County, Hastings County and Belleville on July 3

Pan Am flame to visit the Odessa Agricultural Society, evening celebration at West Zwick's Island Park in Belleville

TORONTO, July 1, 2015 /CNW/ - On Friday, July 3, Day 34 of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice® and OLG, the Pan Am flame will take part in the Calgary Stampede Parade before visiting CFB Kingston, Kingston, Odessa, Napanee, Deseronto and Belleville. 

The Pan Am flame will be carried by several torchbearers during the Calgary Parade Stampede before it travels back to Southeastern. After a community celebration at CFB Kingston, the flame will travel through the streets of Kingston before departing for Odessa. The flame will then visit the Odessa Agricultural Society before heading to Napanee to visit Market Square and then ride on an antique fire truck.  In the late afternoon, the Pan Am flame will also visit Deseronto before arriving at the evening celebration in Belleville where community torchbearer, Kenzo Danzano, will light the cauldron.

Friday, July 3, 2015 (Relay Day 34: Kingston, ON to Belleville, ON)

CFB Kingston – 1:39 p.m. (ET) (20 Craftsman Boulevard, Kingston)

Photo Opportunity:

  • Torchbearer Sean Stadnisky will carry the Pan Am flame into the start of day celebration

Odessa Agricultural Society – (1079 Wilton Road, Odessa)
Photo opportunity:

  • Community torchbearer Alexandra Wright, will arrive at 3 p.m. carrying the Pan Am flame.

Napanee Market Square – (124 John Street, Napanee)
Photo opportunity:

  • June Lemieux will arrive at 3:50 p.m. carrying the Pan Am flame.

Antique Fire Truck Segment –4 p.m. (ET) (276 Lennox and Addington County Road 41, to 438 Centre Street North, Napanee)
Photo opportunity:

  • Jessica Boomhower will carry the Pan Am flame while riding in an antique fire truck.

Deseronto Town Hall – (331 Main Street, Deseronto)
Photo opportunity:

  • Community torchbearer Amber Keith will arrive at 4:45 p.m. carrying the Pan Am flame.

West Zwick's Island Park – (Belleville)
Evening celebration:

  • Community torchbearer Kenzo Danzano will arrive at 7 p.m. carrying the Pan Am flame and will light the community cauldron.

Media Materials
The following torch relay items are available at relay route map, full list of communities and dates, daily highlight summaries and media vehicle registration information.

All torch relay media advisories and news releases are available on CNW. Day 34 highlight images and videos are available on Flickr by copying and pasting this URL into a web browser:

The torch relay can also be followed on Twitter.

About the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay  
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice® and OLG, is supported by community partner CIBC, signature supporters Star Media Group and Metroland Media, Ontario Trillium Foundation and Porter Airlines, and funding parties the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario. The torch relay will invite Canadians to celebrate and share the Pan Am spirit throughout its 41-day journey towards Toronto, the Host City of the Games.

The torch relay starts May 30, 2015, and concludes July 10, 2015, with the dramatic lighting of the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony in downtown Toronto.

The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner CIBC and other partners and sponsors.

To learn more about the torch relay and when the Pan Am flame will visit a community near you, visit or download the official TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games app, presented by CIBC.

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Vanessa St. Louis, Host/communications assistant, TO2015, 416.697.7410,

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