Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

May 13, 2008 09:01 ET

Keeping Canadians moving

Celebrate bone and joint health

Attention: City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - No matter what your age, being active, maintaining an appropriate body weight, and building strength is the foundation for healthy living in general - and that includes your bones and joints. Join us for Hip Hip Hooray! and celebrate lifelong bone and joint health and orthopaedic patients' return to mobility.

Hip Hip Hooray! is the signature fund-raising event of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation. The short walk is suitable for all ages and abilities. Proceeds from the event support orthopaedic research, education and care. Visit www.hiphiphooray.org for more information.

WHEN: Sunday, May 25, 2008 (some communities may differ)

TIME: Registration and walk times vary by community, check www.hiphiphooray.org for the time and location in your community

WHO: People interested in bone and joint health across the country, including orthopaedic surgeons and patients

WHERE: Alberta: Calgary and Edmonton
B.C.: Duncan, Kamloops, Lower Mainland (Greater Vancouver)
Manitoba: Winnipeg
New Brunswick: Fredericton and Saint John
Newfoundland: Corner Brook, Gander and St. John's
Nova Scotia: Nova Scotia Western Region (Wolfville), Sydney
Ontario: Barrie, Chatham, Dryden, Hamilton, Mississauga, New Liskeard, Niagara Falls, Owen Sound,
Sarnia, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Toronto, York Region (Richmond Hill)
Saskatchewan: Saskatoon
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/For further information: www.canorth.org or www.hiphiphooray.org/ IN: HEALTH

Contact Information

  • Angelique Berg, Executive Director, Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
    Primary Phone: 416-410-2341 ext. 2
    Secondary Phone: 905-847-5674
    Toll-Free: 800-461-3639
    E-mail: angelique@canorth.org