HALIFAX, Aug. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, at 1:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth A Ballroom of The Westin Nova Scotian (1181 Hollis Street), young members of The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program will gather for the "Amputees in Action" session to show that growing up as an amputee doesn't mean sitting on the sidelines.
In this session, Champs from across the Atlantic provinces will demonstrate the recreational limbs and devices they use for their favourite sports and activities, such as those for hockey, cycling and swimming.
Media are welcome to attend the following sessions today, or interviews with the Champs can be arranged at any time:
|8:50 a.m. -||"Play & Learn" (Commonwealth B Ballroom)|
|"Keeping Active" (Atlantic Ballroom)|
|10:15 a.m. -||"Healthy Living for Arm/Leg Amputees" (Commonwealth A/ Lunenburg)|
|1:30 p.m. -||"Amputees in Action!" (Commonwealth A Ballroom)|
| 3:30 p.m -
||"Discussion Groups for Arm/Leg Amputees" (Commonwealth A/B Ballrooms)|
SOURCE: WAR AMPS
For further information:
Danita Chisholm, Executive Director, Communications
1 (613) 797-1654 or 1 877 60MEDIA