Media Alert/Photo Opportunity - Richmond Hill to celebrate 2008 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony



    TORONTO, July 29 /CNW/ -

    WHO?   Town of Richmond Hill Mayor Dave Barrow along with Members of
    Council, Theatre Manager Michael Grit, Town staff and residents

    WHAT?  Will celebrate the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games by watching the
    Opening Ceremony live in High Definition

    WHERE? At the SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas (located at 8771 Yonge
    Street at Highway 7)

    WHEN?  On Friday, August 8 at 8 a.m. (doors open at 7 a.m.)

    WHY?   Presented by the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts,
    this one-of-a-kind event will bring together thousands of
    residents to celebrate the Olympic Games and support Olympic
    athletes from around the world.

    Well-known for its diversity and multiculturalism, Richmond Hill
    residents of all ages and cultures will join in unity to mark this
    historic occasion, celebrate the Olympic spirit and view the 2008
    Beijing Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in front of "the big
    screen".

    This is a non-ticketed event and admission is free. Donations are
    welcome in support of the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing
    Arts. Seating is limited on a first come, first served basis to
    the first 3,000 patrons.

    This event is proudly sponsored by Richmond Hill Toyota and made
    possible by the generous support of Cineplex Entertainment and in
    cooperation with the CBC.

    Once open in October 2008, the Richmond Hill Centre for the
    Performing Arts will be York Region's newest and finest, fully
    accessible, performing arts facility.

    For more information, on this event or the Richmond Hill Centre
    for the Performing Arts, visit the Town of Richmond Hill's
    Website.


    This document is produced by the staff of the Richmond Hill Centre for
the Performing Arts at the Town of Richmond Hill.





For further information:

For further information: Danielle Chateau, Manager, Special Projects,
(905) 771-5494, www.richmondhill.ca

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