OTTAWA, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will announce the creation of a new athletic award named in honour of a great Canadian hero, Terry Fox, at an event in Ottawa, ON, on Friday, December 11.
The award will be presented to a deserving Olympian exemplifying courage, perseverance and humility during the Games at a public ceremony in late February 2010 in downtown Vancouver.
10:00 am EST
Friday, December 11
90 Wellington St. across from the Parliament Buildings
Next to the Vancouver 2010 countdown clock and Terry Fox statue
John Furlong, VANOC CEO
Jeff Bean, Olympian
SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES
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