Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay media technical briefings to be held for
Grand Prairie, Fort McMurray, and Cold Lake

VANCOUVER, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for Grand Prairie, Fort McMurray, and Cold Lake on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations

The briefings are intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 8, Friday, November 6, when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be aware of, the technical briefings listed below:

    
    No.1   Media Technical Briefing for Grande Prairie
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           What: A technical overview of Day 8 (November 6) when the flame
           visits Grande Prairie.

           Where: Montrose Cultural Centre - Rotary Community Room 9839 103
           Avenue Grande Prairie, AB

           When: Wednesday November 4, 10:00 am (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Fort McMurray
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           What: A technical overview of Day 8 (November 6) when the flame
           visits Fort McMurray

           Where: 7th floor boardroom in the Jubilee Centre, 9909 Franklin
           Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB

           When: Wednesday, November 4, 12:00 pm (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives

    No.3   Media Technical Briefing for Cold Lake
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           What: A technical overview of Day 8 (November 6) when the flame
           visits Cold Lake

           Where: City Hall 5513 48th Ave. Cold Lake, AB

           When: Wednesday, November 4, 2:00 pm (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives
    

SOURCE VANOC TORCH RELAY

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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