Canadian Football League

Canadian Football League

September 24, 2007 15:47 ET

Media Advisory: CFL Player and Fan Training Session at Olympic Stadium

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2007) - Huddle up! The Canadian Football League (CFL) and Making the Connection invite you to the training session with Ben Cahoon, wide receiver, Montreal Alouettes and John Karakassilis from Laval. This marks their second visit as part of the Making the Connection CFL Challenge. John will be following his own customized plan to take action towards managing and improving his overall cardiovascular health with the help of his local CFL star.

A national winner will be selected from the program's eight finalists, which includes John, and will be announced prior to the 95th Grey Cup in Toronto, Ontario on Sunday, November 25, 2007. In addition, CFL fans can visit www.cfl.ca/makingtheconnection and enter to win a trip to this year's Grey Cup.



WHO: Ben Cahoon, Montreal Alouettes
John Karakassilis, MTC-CFL Challenge Participant

WHAT: Training session for the Making the Connection
CFL Challenge

WHEN: Wednesday, September 26, 2007
12:00 p.m. Visit occurs following the team's practice.

WHERE: Olympic Stadium
4545 Av. Pierre de Coubertin

VISUAL: Ben Cahoon and John Karakassilis will be practicing
cardiovascular exercises such as running and football-
related drills following the Alouettes' practice.


About the Canadian Football League

Building on a strong past toward a stronger future, the Canadian Football League (CFL) celebrates the best of Canada's game with fans across the nation. The 95th Grey Cup will be played in Toronto, Ontario on November 25, 2007. For more information, visit: www.cfl.ca.

About Making the Connection

Making the Connection is a program dedicated to educating Canadians about the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease and to encouraging Canadians to take action to control them. For more information, visit www.makingtheconnection.ca or call toll-free 1-877-4-LOW-LDL (1-877-456-9535).

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