Media Advisory - Historic First In Women's Hockey As City of Brampton Unveils Community Centre Dedicated to Cassie Campbell

    BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - The City of Brampton will celebrate the
opening of a world-class community centre named after hometown hero Cassie
Campbell, a three-time Olympian and former Captain of Canada's National
Women's Hockey Team.

    WHEN:  Saturday, September 13, 2008 from 11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    WHERE: Cassie Campbell Community Centre
           Sandalwood Parkway and Chinguacousy Road
           (Northwest corner of Sandalwood Parkway and Chinguacousy Road)

    WHAT:  Official Public Opening
           Speeches and Ribbon Cutting at 12:00 p.m.

    WHO:   Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell
           Cassie Campbell
           Regional Councillor Paul Palleschi
           City Councillor John Hutton
           City Councillor and Chair, Community Services Committee
            Sandra Hames
           Johnny Bower, Honorary Peel Police Chief and former
            Toronto Maple Leaf
           Emil Kolb, Chair, Peel Police Services Board
           Mike Metcalf, Chief, Peel Regional Police


    Olympic torch from the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino presented by
Coca-Cola Bottling Company to Cassie Campbell and Brampton Mayor Susan

    Brampton Canadettes and Skate Canada demonstrate how Cassie Campbell
inspires them by skating in opposite directions until a ribbon is fully
extended in the shape of a heart. Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell and Cassie
Campbell join the skaters in cutting the ribbon.

    About Brampton

    Brampton is the first city in the GTA and one of 10 in North America to
be designated an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization
in 2007. Home to more than 8,000 businesses, the City enjoys a Triple `A'
credit rating by Standard & Poor, reflecting its debt-free position,
exceptional liquidity levels and excellent economy. The City of Brampton's
2008 operating budget is $389.4 million and approved funding for its overall
capital program stands at $585.7 million. The City celebrates its diverse
population that represents people from more than 175 distinct ethnic
backgrounds who speak over 70 different languages. Offering nearly 6,000 acres
of parkland, Brampton takes pride in being the Flower City and Communities in
Bloom's `Best Blooming Community in Canada'.

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For further information: and to RSVP, contact: Sheri DeCarlo, City of
Brampton, Tel: (416) 806-1364/(905) 874-2143, Email:

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