Media Advisory: Canadian Olympians to Participate in McHappy Day

May 6, 2014

CANADIAN OLYMPIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 21ST EDITION OF MCHAPPY DAY

TORONTO – On Wednesday May 7th, Canadian Olympians will get behind the counter and serve customers at their local McDonald’s to celebrate the 21st Edition of McHappy Day. Proceeds from various food items including $1 from every Big Mac®, Happy Meal® and hot McCafé® beverage will be donated to Ronald McDonald Houses and other local children’s charities across Canada. Media are invited to attend for interviews and photo opportunities.

TORONTO:
WHO:             Heather Moyse, three-time Olympian, two-time gold medallist
Bobsleigh
Jason Burnett, two-time Olympian, silver medallist,
Trampoline

WHERE:      356 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

WHEN:               7 a.m. – 9 a.m. EST

MONTREAL:
WHO:           Alex Bilodeau, three-time Olympian, two-time gold medallist,
Freestyle skiing – Moguls
Charles Hamelin, three-time Olympian, three-time gold medallist,
Short track speed skating
Marianne St-Gelais, two-time Olympian, three-time silver medallist,
Short track speed skating

WHERE:     575 Chemin de Touraine
Boucherville, QC

WHEN:         12pm- 1:30 p.m. EST

OTTAWA:
WHO:               Cody Sorensen, Sochi 2014 Olympian, Bobsleigh

WHERE:        77 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON

WHEN:             11:30 a.m. EST

WINNIPEG:
WHO:                 Patrick Chan, two-time Olympian, two-time silver medallist,
Figure skating

WHERE:      375 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, MB

WHEN:          9 a.m. – 10 a.m. CDT

CALGARY:
WHO:          Jesse Lumsden, two-time Olympian, Bobsleigh
Chris Spring, two-time Olympian, Bobsleigh
Jenny Ciochetti, Sochi 2014 Olympian, Bobsleigh
Sam Edney, three-time Olympian, Luge
Alex Gough, three-time Olympian, Luge
Arianne Jones, Sochi 2014 Olympian, Luge
John Fennell, Sochi 2014 Olympian, Luge
Tristan Walker, two-time Olympian, Luge
Emily Baadsvik, Bobsleigh

WHERE:      100 Stewart Green SW
Calgary, AB

WHEN:             11:45 a.m. MDT

EDMONTON: 
WHO:               Neville Wright, two-time Olympian, Bobsleigh

WHERE:         14932 – 111th Ave. N.W
Edmonton, AB

WHEN:            8 a.m. MDT

CANMORE:
WHO:              Zina Kocher, three-time Olympian, Biathlon
Ivan Babikov, three-time Olympian, Cross-country skiing

WHERE:       1731 Mountain Ave,
Canmore, AB

WHEN:           12 p.m. MDT

VANCOUVER:
WHO:              Joy Fera, Montreal 1976 Olympian, Rowing

WHERE:        2021 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC

WHEN:           11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PDT

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