OTTAWA, Feb. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Red Cross and the National Capital Commision will host a media photo opportunity to kick off Winterlude's weekend events supporting Haiti earthquake relief.
A series of public fundraising activities, themed Skate for Haiti, have been planned along the Rideau Canal Skateway from February 5 to 7 to help Canadians and visitors demonstrate their support for Haiti and the earthquake survivors.
- Senator Jim Munson
- Nathalie Gissel-Menos, Chargé d'Affaires, Haitian Diplomatic Mission
- Marie Lemay, Chief Executive Officer, National Capital Commission
- David Fraser, President, Ottawa Branch Council, Canadian Red Cross
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Rideau Canal Skateway - Colonel By Drive side of the Canal, at the
Concord level - Rest Area
- Media will be greeted at the Concord entrance (adjacent to Rest Area)
- Limited media parking is available adjacent to the Concord Rest Area
vehicle ramp. Additional parking spots available on nearby side
SOURCE Canadian Red Cross
For further information: For further information: Canadian Red Cross media line - (613) 740-1994; Kathryn Keyes, Director of Communications, NCC, Directrice des communications, CCN, (613) 239-5636, Kathryn.Keyes@ncc-ccn.ca