City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

October 05, 2009 16:28 ET

Media Advisory: City of Mississauga to Launch "Enersource Got Skates?" Program to Introduce Kids to Skating and the Fun of an Active Canadian Pastime

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2009) - Mississauga Council, Enersource Corporation, local sponsors, schools and program staff will celebrate the city-wide launch of "Enersource Got Skates?" - a unique program that introduces children in grades three to five to skating. The program is offered to schools throughout Mississauga and benefits children who are new to Canada and who might not otherwise be able to afford to participate in a formal skating program.

Who: Mayor Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga
Ward 5 Councillor Eve Adams as emcee
Craig Fleming, President and Chief Executive Officer, Enersource

What: A city-wide program benefiting youth in Mississauga who otherwise
might not have the opportunity to learn to skate and enjoy one of
Canada's favorite pastimes.

Program locations:
Cawthra Twin Rinks - 1399 Cawthra Road
Clarkson Arena - 2475 Truscott Drive
Malton Arena - 3430 Derry Rd. East
Mississauga Valley Arena - 1275 Mississauga Valley Boulevard
Chic Murray Arena - 1500 Gulleden Drive

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Dignitaries, guests and the media are invited to join Mayor McCallion and students in a skating class following a brief presentation describing the program.

Where: Malton Arena
3430 Derry Road East (Derry Road and Goreway Drive)
Mississauga, Ontario

When: Friday, October 9, 2009
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Presentation to begin at 10 a.m.

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