Media Advisory - VANOC to make important Olympic Games announcement in Atlantic Canada



    VANCOUVER, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the
2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a news conference
in Halifax on Monday, January 28 at 10:00 am AST for an announcement regarding
one of the most highly anticipated elements of the 2010 Winter Games. The
Halifax event will be followed by a media briefing and availability in
Vancouver.

    
    Halifax Event
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    When:   Monday, January 28, 2008 at 10:00 am AST

    Where:  Kenneth C. Rowe Heritage Hall
            Pier 21 - Canada's Immigration Museum
            1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Who:    John Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, VANOC
            Nathalie Lambert, Olympian and Canada's Chef de Mission,
            Vancouver
            2010 Olympic Winter Games
            VANOC partners

    Note:   Media identification is required.

    RSVP:   Media are asked to confirm their attendance by Friday, January 25
            by 4pm. Please confirm your attendance at nalderson@
            bristolgroup.ca

    Schedule of Events:

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    9:30am - 10:00am AST        Media accreditation
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    10:00am - 10:45am AST       Remarks and video presentation
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    10:45am - 11:15am AST       Media availability
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    Vancouver Media Availability
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    When:  Monday, January 28, 2008 at 10:00 am PST

    Where: Villa Amato Ballroom (at Mario's Gelati)
           88 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC

    Who:   Jack Poole, Chairman, VANOC
           Cathy Priestner Allinger, Executive Vice President, Sport,
           Paralympic Games and Venue Management, VANOC
           Dave Cobb, Executive Vice President, Revenue, Marketing and
           Communications, VANOC
           VANOC Partners

    Note:  Media identification is required.

    RSVP:  Media are asked to confirm their attendance by Friday, January 25
           by 4pm. Please confirm your attendance at mediarelations@
           vancouver2010.com

    Schedule of Events:

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    9:30am - 10:00am PST        Media accreditation
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    10:00am - 10:40am PST       Remarks and video presentation
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    10:40am - 11:10am PST       Media availability
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For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Halifax: Neal Alderson, Bristol
Group, Tel: (902) 491-2533, nalderson@bristolgroup.ca; Vancouver: Suzanne
Walters, VANOC Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6386,
suzanne_walters@vancouver2010.com; Mary Fraser, VANOC Communications, Tel:
(778) 328-3667, mary_fraser@vancouver2010.com

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