Olympic Heroes to Share Holiday Spirit at Hospitals in Toronto, Vancouver

TORONTO – On Tuesday, December 11, Canadian Summer and Winter Olympians will help spread holiday cheer by visiting with patients at Toronto East General Hospital in Toronto and BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver. Media are invited to attend for photo and interview opportunities.

WHAT:  Olympians visit Toronto East General Hospital
*Photo and media interview opportunities*

WHO:  Josh Binstock, Beach Volleyball, 2012
Martin Reader, Beach Volleyball, 2012

WHEN:  Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 1:30 p.m. EST

WHERE:  Toronto East General Hospital
Coxwell Avenue Entrance
825 Coxwell Ave
Toronto, ON M4C 3E7

WHAT:  Olympians visit BC Children’s Hospital
*Photo and media interview opportunities*

WHO:  Darcy Marquardt, Rowing, 2012 (Silver), 2008, 2004
Andre Ho, Table Tennis, 2012
Arjan Bhullar, Wrestling, 2012
Hunter Lowden, Sailing, 2012

WHEN:  Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 1:30 p.m. PST

WHERE:  BC Children’s Hospital
4480 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3N1

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