Media Event Advisory - Olympic medalists Martin Brodeur, Scott Hamilton,
Michelle Kwan and Angela Ruggiero to honor the Health Heroes of the Vancouver
2010 Olympic Winter Games at Robson Square on February 19th

    
              CELEBRATION KICKS OFF GE'S YEAR OF BETTER HEALTH;
         ATHLETES TO PARTICIPATE IN GROUP SKATE AND PANEL DISCUSSION
     ON BETTER HEALTH WITH VANOC CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. JACK TAUNTON

                   PHOTO, VIDEO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY
                   --------------------------------------

                    RSVP is required for media attendance
    

VANCOUVER, Feb. 18 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:   Olympic medalists Martin Brodeur, Scott Hamilton, Michelle Kwan
            and Angela Ruggiero will discuss the importance of healthy living
            and take to the ice to salute the Health Heroes of the Vancouver
            Games - the medical staff and volunteers from the Vancouver
            Organizing Committee of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter
            Games (VANOC) who dedicate themselves to keeping athletes and
            fans healthy throughout the 2010 Winter Games.

    WHO:    Martin Brodeur, Goalie, Team Canada Men's Ice Hockey
            Scott Hamilton, 1984 Olympic gold medalist, Figure Skating
            Michelle Kwan, Two-time Olympic medalist, Figure Skating
            Angela Ruggiero, Alternate Captain and Defenseman, Team USA
            Women's Ice Hockey
            Dr. Jack Taunton, VANOC Chief Medical Officer
            Mike Barber, Vice President, healthymagination, GE

    WHERE:  GE PLAZA at Robson Square - North End Entrance near Vancouver Art
            Gallery
            Media Check-in table at North end of Ice Rink
            Corner of Robson St. and Howe
            Downtown Vancouver

    WHEN:   Friday, February 19, 2010
            Media Check-in:  9:30 AM
            Event:           10 AM - 12 PM
    

VIDEO, PHOTO AND INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: There will be photo and video opportunities during the skate and panel, followed by stand-up interviews with the athletes and panelists.

SOURCE General Electric Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: RSVP: Karen Dmochowsky, Edelman, Karen.Dmochowsky@matter-edelman.com, O: (212) 819-4873, C: (646) 660-3543


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