MONTREAL, March 29 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is set to unveil details surrounding events at the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame weekend, "Celebrating Excellence 2010", in Ottawa and Montreal, April 22-23 respectively. These will include tributes to the 2010 athletes, musical performances, celebrity guests and 2010 Inductees.
Years of dedicated preparations will culminate in celebrations during the Hall of Fame weekend, uniting Canadians across the country in a final farewell to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Who: Maître Marcel Aubut, president-elect, Canadian Olympic
The Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of State (Sport)
Representative of the Government of Quebec
Representative of the City of Montreal
Bruny Surin, 2010 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee
Nathalie Lambert, chef de mission, 2010 Canadian Olympic Team
When: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 1:30 p.m. EST
Where: La Mise au Jeu restaurant
1275 St-Antoine St. Ouest
Montreal, Que. (nearest intersection: De la Montagne St.)
* Underground parking available at the Bell Centre, elevators
located in section B-113
About the Canadian Olympic Committee
The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to sport excellence. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic Movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means. For news and information, visit the COC website at www.olympic.ca and find the team on both Facebook (Canadian Olympic Team) and Twitter (CDNOlympicTeam).
SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee
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