/R E P E A T -- Media release - The FNEC will be holding the second edition
of its Inter-school Games/

WENDAKE, QC, June 2 /CNW Telbec/ - The First Nations Education Council (FNEC) will hold the second edition of its Inter-school Games, from June 4 to 7, at Collège Shawinigan. The objective of these Games is to offer a motivating sports activity to the network of First Nations schools of the FNEC member communities so as to palliate the absence of sports and recreation programs in First Nations schools due to the lack of funding. Around 300 young students from elementary and secondary schools are expected, and will participate in several sports events, namely volleyball, basketball, floor hockey and athletics.

    
                                     WHO?

                     Ghislain Picard, Chief of the AFNQL
                 Lise Bastien, Director general of the FNEC
           Representatives of Collège Shawinigan, Health Canada and
                               National Defence

                                    WHAT?

                             6: 40: Symbolic walk
                             7:00: Flag entrance
                               7:10: Speeches
                             7:40: Opening show

                                   WHERE?

                             Collège Shawinigan
                      2263, avenue du Collège, P.O. 610
                             Shawinigan (Quebec)

                                    WHEN?

                            Thursday June 4, 2009
                                 As from 6:40

                     Schedule: www.inter-schoolgames.com
    

SOURCE First Nations Education Council

For further information: For further information: Julie-Christine Lainey, FNEC, (418) 842-7672; Source: Thanissa Lainé, FNEC, (418) 842-7672


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