Media Advisory-Photo Opportunity: Corel presents the 7th Annual CPA/Ottawa Senators Alumni Wheelchair Relay Challenge

5/30/2002 10:05:00 AM
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, May 30, 2002 (CCNMatthews via COMTEX) -- The Canadian Paraplegic Association and the Ottawa Senators Alumni will be holding their 7th Annual Wheelchair Relay this Saturday.

Participants will be entertained by local mascots, the Cow Guys, Clowns, have their team photo's taken and entertainment on the main stage will include the Maria Hawkins Band.

* WHEN: Saturday, June 1st, 2002* WHERE: Corel Centre Parking Lot (North)* TIME: 7:30 Team Registration & Ottawa Sens Alumni Pancake Breakfast 8:00 Opening Ceremonies with Ken Evaire and Stuntman Stu National Anthem, Karate Warm Up 8:30 Corporate Division Race 11:30 Ottawa Senators Alumni Barbecue 12:00 Youth Division Race 12:30 END OF RACE and Closing Ceremonies
Corel is very proud to be the title sponsor of the Seventh Annual Ottawa Senators Alumni Wheelchair Relay, which raises funds to support the Canadian Paraplegic Association's programs in Ottawa, and raises local awareness of spinal cord injuries.

The National Wheelchair Relay is more than just a race. It's a "Wheel Challenge" for both able-bodied people and individuals with disabilities. It's an opportunity for adults and children to gain a better understanding of wheelchair use; while raising much needed awareness and funds for those with a spinal cord injury. So get your family and friends together, enter a team - then get ready to roll!

CONTACT: Knock on Wood Communications Joanne McDonald (613) 236-8452 or Knock on Wood Communications Karen Wood (613) 236-8452 or Canadian Paraplegic Association Theresa Churchill (613) 723-1033 x222
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