Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay media briefing to be held for Esquimalt
and Victoria

VANCOUVER, March 2 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold a media briefing on March 4, 2010, related to the 2010 Paralympic Torch Relay celebration.

The briefing is intended to help media prepare to cover the event and include an overview of Day 4, March 6 when the Paralympic Flame will visit Esquimalt and Victoria. It is critical for media planning to cover this event to attend the briefing.

Additional story ideas will be provided as well as details on how media can access torchbearers in advance of the celebration. A question and answer portion will follow.

Media accreditation to access the celebration will be issued immediately following the briefing, and will also be available at the celebration site approximately two hours before the Paralympic Torch Relay Celebrations begin.

    
    Media Technical Briefing for Esquimalt and Victoria
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      What:          A technical overview of Day 4 (March 6) when the flame
                     visits Esquimalt and Victoria. A Paralympic Torch and
                     Uniform will be on hand.

      Where:         Archie Browning Sports Centre, 1151 Esquimalt Road,
                     Esquimalt

      When:          Thursday, March 4, 2010, 10:00 - 11:30 am (local time)

      Participating: VANOC media relations representatives


    Media dial-in information:

    Conference ID: 2315464
    Local dial in: 604-678-9970
    Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316
    

SOURCE VANOC TORCH RELAY

For further information: For further information: Jenée Elborne: (778) 227-1215, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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