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April 02, 2012 13:10 ET

Media Advisory: Flight Time Lang of the Harlem Globetrotters to visit Sacred Heart High School

Ambassador of goodwill to present educational program on character and active lifestyle

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 2, 2012) - Now in his 13th season with the Harlem Globetrotters, Flight Time Lang will visit Sacred Heart High School in Stittsville, Ont., on Tuesday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m.

Who: Harlem Globetrotter and two-time participant on The Amazing Race, Flight Time Lang

What: The Globetrotters' ball-handling wizard, and slam dunk and dribbling specialist, Flight Time Lang will be speaking to students about the team's "C.H.E.E.R.™ For Character" program, which focuses on the following character traits: Cooperation, Healthy mind and body, Effort, Enthusiasm and Responsibility. During his visit, Lang will incorporate the Globetrotters' signature ball-handling skills and humour into a well-balanced program designed to inform and entertain. In addition, students will be challenged to make and keep a commitment to regular physical activity and lead a more active lifestyle.

When: Tuesday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Sacred Heart High School, 5870 Abbott St., Stittsville, Ont., K2S 1X4

Photo and interview opportunities are available. Media are welcome to attend for the duration of the event.

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating their 86th consecutive year in 2012, continuing a world-famous tradition of ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Throughout their history, the Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 120 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans over eight thrilling decades. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official website at www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

The World Famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their 2012 World Tour, featuring the Globetrotters Class of Newcomers, to Scotiabank Place on Saturday, April 7. Tipoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. Tickets start at $22 and can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

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