/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Today - Winterlude Supports
Canadian Red Cross Haiti Earthquake Relief/

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.

    
    Who:

      -  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.

    Location:

    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
       streets.
    

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


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