Thursday, February 5, 2009

You could carry the Olympic Torch!

Halifax Peninsula Community Health Board and Active Halifax Communities are pleased to support an opportunity for youth to carry the Olympic torch. Youth between the ages of 13 and 19 are encouraged to be more physically active and put their name in a draw for a chance to participate in this exciting cross Canada event.

The Olympic torch will be making its way across the country in preparation for the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver. The torch will be in Nova Scotia in November of this year.

Here’s how to apply:
Log on
Click on “take the challenge”.
Sign up, become a member and get active!
Tell us how you’ve become more active, and why that’s important to you.
Send your story along with your name, address, and contact information to
Deadline for entries is March 1, 2009.
Names will be randomly selected and torch runners notified by April 30, 2009.

For more information, please contact:

Susan Dunn
Coordinator, Halifax Peninsula Community Health Board

Rachel Bedingfield
Regional Physical Activity Consultant
Active Halifax Communities

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