LONDON-BOUND ATHLETES AND COACHES GATHER FOR SEND-OFF EVENT IN VICTORIA
VICTORIA -Canadian Sport Centre Pacific (CSC Pacific) invites news, sports and business reporters to join B.C.-based athletes, coaches and mission staff who are set to compete at the London 2012 Games.
The second LIFT-OFF TO LONDON event will be held in Victoria June 20 as athletes, coaches and mission staff will take part in a press conference and large-group photo opportunity. All attendees will be made available to media in attendance.
Media are asked to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Lift-Off to London
**Media interviews and photo opportunities available.**
Who: Wendy Pattenden, CEO, CSC Pacific
Hon. Ida Chong, Minister of Community, Sport
and Cultural Development
Michelle Stilwell, Para-Athletics, Wheelchair racer
2000 and 2008 Paralympic gold medallist
Peter Lawless, Board Member, Canadian Olympic Committee
Elizabeth Walker-Young, Canada's Assistant Chef de Mission for the
London 2012 Paralympic Team
Representatives from the Government of Canada and
the Canadian Olympic Committee
Over 30 athletes, coaches and mission staff based in Greater Victoria
When: June 20, 2012
2:30pm - 4pm
Where: Ivy Ballroom
721 Government St.