Thursday, March 5, 2009

Federal Government Funding Announcement for 2010 Arctic Winter Games

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Labour, representing the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Sport (State), will be on hand to announce federal government funding for the 2010 Arctic Winter Games. Minster Ambrose will be accompanied by Minister Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport).

Where: Grande Prairie
Evergreen TEC Centre
(hallway on North side of building – please enter through main doors on West)

When: Saturday, March 7, 2009
2:10 p.m.

What: Announcement and photo op. Minister Ambrose, accompanied by Peace River MP Chris Warkentin, will present a cheque on behalf of the federal government to 2010 Host Society President Debbie Reid.

The Arctic Winter Games is an international sport and cultural event that provides Northern youth with an opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and showcase their talents. The 2010 Games will be held in Grande Prairie from March 6-13.

For further information contact:
April Weavell
Marketing & PR Assistant Director/Media Chair
2010 Arctic Winter Games
Cell: (780) 505-0703 Email: media@awg2010.org

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