Media advisory - Bobsledding in Calgary in June? Royal Canadian Mint and RBC host coin exchange to launch the 25-cent bobsleigh coin to commemorate Vancouver 2010 Olympics

    OTTAWA, June 22 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:     To coincide with the national launch of the Royal Canadian
              Mint's new commemorative coin - the 25-cent bobsleigh coin -
              the Mint and RBC are inviting clients and the general public to
              be among the first to get the new circulation coin.

              RBC Olympian Shelley-Ann Brown, who holds five world record
              starts, will be signing autographs. There will also be a
              working, world-class bobsleigh on site for photographs.

    When:     Tuesday, June 23, 2009
              11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Where:    Outside of Banker's Hall main entrance
              on Stephen Avenue Mall
              (between 2nd and 3rd Street)
              Calgary, Alberta

    Who:      RBC Olympian Shelley-Ann Brown

    RBC is pleased to partner with the Royal Canadian Mint as the exclusive
financial institution distributor for the three-year program of circulation
and collector coins commemorating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
Winter Games.

For further information:

For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications,
Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999,; Jo-Ann Fraser, Senior
Manager, Communications RBC, (403) 860-0380,

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