City of Brampton

City of Brampton

September 09, 2008 13:44 ET

Media Advisory: Historic First In Women's Hockey As City of Brampton Unveils Community Centre Dedicated to Cassie Campbell

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2008) -

Attention News/Assignment Editors:

The City of Brampton will celebrate the opening of a world-class community centre named after hometown hero Cassie Campbell, a three-time Olympian and former Captain of Canada's National Women's Hockey Team.



WHEN: Saturday, September 13, 2008 from 11 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cassie Campbell Community Centre
Sandalwood Parkway and Chinguacousy Road
(Northwest corner of Sandalwood Parkway and Chinguacousy Road)
WHAT: Official Public Opening
Speeches and Ribbon Cutting at 12:00 p.m.
WHO: Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell
Cassie Campbell
Regional Councillor Paul Palleschi
City Councillor John Hutton
City Councillor and Chair, Community Services Committee
Sandra Hames
Johnny Bower, Honorary Peel Police Chief and former
Toronto Maple Leaf
Emil Kolb, Chair, Peel Police Services Board
Mike Metcalf, Chief, Peel Regional Police


MANY EXCITING PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES!

Olympic torch from the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino presented by Coca-Cola Bottling Company to Cassie Campbell and Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell.

Brampton Canadettes and Skate Canada demonstrate how Cassie Campbell inspires them by skating in opposite directions until a ribbon is fully extended in the shape of a heart. Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell and Cassie Campbell join the skaters in cutting the ribbon.

About Brampton

Brampton is the first city in the GTA and one of 10 in North America to be designated an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization in 2007. Home to more than 8,000 businesses, the City enjoys a Triple 'A' credit rating by Standard & Poor, reflecting its debt-free position, exceptional liquidity levels and excellent economy. The City of Brampton's 2008 operating budget is $389.4 million and approved funding for its overall capital program stands at $585.7 million. The City celebrates its diverse population that represents people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds who speak over 70 different languages. Offering nearly 6,000 acres of parkland, Brampton takes pride in being the Flower City and Communities in Bloom's 'Best Blooming Community in Canada'.

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