OTTAWA, Jan. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Canadian women's hockey champion Sami Jo Small to coach over 200 female minor hockey players at Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest, Ottawa. The event takes place at Scotiabank Place and provides a unique blend of skills training, fun and encouragement to inspire girls to reach for their goals on and off the ice.
The all-day event is comprised of on and off-ice training, a tour of Scotiabank Place, and a keynote address from the former Olympian on how hard work and dedication helped her reach her goals.
|WHAT:||Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest, Ottawa|
|WHO:|| Sami Jo Small, two time Olympic gold medalist and co-founder of the Canadian Women's Hockey League
Players from the Carleton Ravens and the University of Ottawa's women's hockey teams
Over 200 minor girls hockey players from novice, atom, peewee and bantam levels (ages 7 - 14 years)
|WHEN:|| Saturday, January 7, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Girls will rotate between on-ice skills training, off-ice skills training, a skills competition and a keynote address.
12:00 p.m. - Sami Jo Small keynote presentation begins
|WHERE:|| Scotiabank Place
1000 Palladium Drive, Ottawa ON
** Media to enter through Gate 3
|WHY:||Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest offers young girls the opportunity to learn from and interact with great role models, who will help the girls develop their on-ice game skills, encourage them to reach for their dreams and celebrate hockey.|
For further information:
For interviews: Diana Hart, Scotiabank Media Communications: T: 416-866-7238, Cell: 647-638-6564 E :[email protected]