McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited

September 14, 2005 06:59 ET

Media Advisory

Olympic Diver Helps McDonald's® Canada Launch National Fitness Program Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Photo Editor, Sports Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 14, 2005) - What: Three-time world champion diver and Olympic medalist, Alexandre Despatie, joins McDonald's Canada President, Louie Mele, to launch and celebrate a national in-school fitness program, with support from the Canadian Olympic Committee.

As an expansion of McDonald's Balanced Lifestyles Initiative launched in 2004, this fitness program's goal is to motivate kids to get active. Participating students will also be in attendance to help demonstrate how the program works.

Who: Alexandre Despatie - Three-time world champion diver and Olympic medalist
Louie Mele - President, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited
Lou Ragagnin - Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Olympic Committee

When: Monday September 19, 2005
10:30 a.m.

Where: Olympic Spirit Toronto
35 Dundas Street East
Toronto, Ontario
The world's first and only permanent, interactive entertainment complex themed around the Olympic Games.

*One-on-one interviews with Alexandre Despatie are available upon request.

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Jessica Young
Weber Shandwick Worldwide
(416) 964-6444


Contact Information

  • Jessica Young, Senior Account Executive, Weber Shandwick Worldwide
    Primary Phone: 416-964-6444 ext. 7952