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April 21, 2009 13:59 ET

Media Advisory: RONA Ontario How-To Team and Olympic Athletes Celebrate Second Annual Eco-Responsible Day With Community Clean-up

BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - RONA inc. (TSX:RON) will hold its second annual Eco-Responsible Day on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. RONA How-To Teams are celebrating by holding clean-up events in over 20 communities across Canada.

In Ontario, RONA's How-To Teams will contribute their time and energy to cleaning up local school yards, boulevards and parks in 18 communities. Supporting this effort in Toronto are five Canadian athletes who are participating as members of RONA's Growing with our Athletes Program. Local dignitaries and organizations are also joining the RONA How-To Team in some markets.



TORONTO

Where: Earlscourt Park, at Caledonia Rd. and St. Clair West

When: Beginning at 2 p.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team
Olympic Athletes
Shannon Condie - Taekwondo - Pan AM gold medalist in 2008
Chris Cook - Sailing
Priscilla Lopes-Schliep - Athletics - Bronze medalist in
100m hurdles at 2008 Beijing Olympics
Adam Van Koeverden - Kayak - Silver medalist in 500m at 2008
Beijing Olympics
Tonya Verbeek - Wrestling - Bronze medalist at 2008 Beijing
Olympics

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BELLEVILLE

Where: Riverside Park
(West side of the Moira River, near the intersection of
Bell Blvd. and North Front St.)

When: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Who: Students from Susanna Moodie Public School
RONA How-To Team from Belleville and Trenton

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CAMBRIDGE

Where: Forbes Park
(Off Hespeler Road and Hwy 24, just coming into Cambridge)

When: Beginning at 10 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team and their families

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CARLETON PLACE

Where: Centennial Park, off Joseph St.

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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CHATHAM

Where: Thames Grove Conservation Area, on Kingsway Drive

When: Beginning at 10 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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COLLINGWOOD

Where: Harbourview Trail, behind McDonalds

When: Beginning at 10 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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ETOBICOKE

Where: West Deane Park, in the south area, off Martin Grove Rd.,
between Eglinton Ave. West and Rathburn Rd.

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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HAMILTON

Where: St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Elementary School,
1760 Garth St.

When: Beginning at noon (Rain date: Thursday April 23)

Who: Students of St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Elementary School
RONA How-To Team

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LEAMINGTON

Where: Seacliff Park

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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MARKHAM

Where: Stargell Park, north-east corner of McCowan Rd. and Hwy 7

When: Beginning at 8:45 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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MISSISSAUGA


Location one: Lake Wabukayne, north-west of intersection of
Britannia Rd. and
Erin Mills Parkway

When: Beginning at noon

Location two: Silverthorn Park, at Cawthra Rd and Bloor St.

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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NORTH BAY

Where: Waterfront Park and Boardwalk area (Government Dock)

When: To be confirmed

Who: RONA How-To Team

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OAKVILLE

Where: Dorval Road, along the side banks

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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PETERBOROUGH

Where: Delcary Park, at Little Lake

When: Beginning at 1 p.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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SCARBOROUGH

Where: Thompson Park, at Brimley Rd. and Lawrence Ave.

When: Beginning at 10 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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SIMCOE

Where: Lynn Valley Trail

When: Beginning at 8 a.m.

Who: RONA How-To Team

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WATERDOWN

Where: Sealy Park, 115 Main St. South

When: Beginning at 9 a.m.

Who: City of Hamilton Optimist Club
RONA How-To Team

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WHITBY

Where: Ormiston Public School
20 Forest Heights St., Whitby, ON

When: Beginning 12:30 p.m.

Who: Town of Whitby
Whitby School Board
RONA How-To Team

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