HALIFAX, April 20, 2012 /CNW/ -
Blind and visually-impaired youth from APSEA - Atlantic Provincial Special Education Authority, have been getting the equal opportunity to strap on skates this winter thanks to Courage Canada and their national non-profit key partners - AMI - Accessible Media and the CNIB. Monday April 23rd is Halifax's Courage Canada Blind Hockey Day where youth will prove that you do not need sight to skate.
Monday April 23rd, 2012 - 11:00AM - 12:00PM AT
11:00AM-12:00PM AT (on-ice program)
Photo-Op - 11:30AM (Mark DeMontis, APSEA youth)
Halifax Forum (civic centre ice pad) 2901 Windsor Street
Halifax, NS B3K5E5
Courage Canada is a national registered charity founded 3 years ago by blind cross-canada inline skater Mark DeMontis. This year, over 200 blind and visually impaired youth from 13 different regions coast to coast are participating in learn to skate and blind hockey programs.
Skates and hockey equipment for national programs are generously donated by Sport Chek's Power of Sport for Kids (POS4K) Program.
For further information:
Matt Morrow, Courage Canada National Program Director, [email protected], 604-812-6786.