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Media Advisory - 2014 Celebration of Excellence events announced

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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

CALGARY, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced the events that Canadian Paralympic Team members will take part in during the three-day 2014 Celebration of Excellence, honouring Sochi 2014 Olympians, Paralympians and coaches. The festivities will take place in Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Red Deer and Calgary June 4 to 6. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities.

HEROES TOUR

The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams will be participating in a Heroes Tour consisting of school, Ronald McDonald House and hospital visits in Ottawa, Edmonton, Banff, Red Deer and Calgary from June 4 to 6.

Please click on the following link for a full list of athletes and visits: http://ow.ly/xxpnc

For a map of school locations, please visit: http://bit.ly/RXi91c


JUNE 3 - OTTAWA

Photo opportunity with Sochi 2014 Olympians and Paralympians arriving at the Ottawa airport

When: 4:15 p.m. EST
   
Where: Ottawa Airport
  1000 Airport Parkway
  Ottawa, ON


JUNE 4 - OTTAWA

Sochi 2014 Olympians and Paralympians to be welcomed and honoured in House of Commons by all Members of Parliament

When: 2:00 p.m. EST
   
Where: House of Commons
  Parliament Hill
  Ottawa, ON

NOTE: Entry is restricted to journalists accredited through the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery. For more information on accreditation, contact Terry Guillon, Chief of the Press Gallery, at 613-992-4511 or terry.guillon@parl.gc.ca


JUNE 6 - CALGARY

Athletes to help serve pancakes at the Calgary Stampede Community Pancake Breakfast

When: 10:00 a.m. MDT
   
Where: Olympic Plaza
  228 8 Ave SE
  Calgary, AB


Parade of Champions honoring Sochi 2014 Olympians, Paralympians, Coaches and 2014 Olympic Hall of Fame Inductees

When: 11:30 a.m. MDT

Where: Parade of Champions will start on 8th Avenue at 10th Street and finish at Olympic Plaza on Macleod Trail. Parade route: http://ow.ly/xxrun


Parade Red Carpet Arrivals

As the parade floats arrive in Olympic Plaza, athletes will be available for photos and interview opportunities on the red carpet starting at approx. 12:05 p.m. Media are asked to arrive earlier as space is limited. For media who have not registered, please contact Cherry Ye, cye@olympic.ca

Where: Olympic Plaza, by main stage
  228 8 Ave SE
  Calgary, AB


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