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You're Invited: Celebrate 'One Year To Go' Ontario Games 2012 + Mascot Design Contest

You're Invited: Celebrate 'One Year To Go' Ontario Games 2012 + Mascot Design Contest

Come out and celebrate the official announcement of “One Year To Go” Ontario Summer Games – Toronto 2012.

Also, you are wanted as a volunteer as more than 1,000 volunteers are required for the 2012 Ontario Summer Games.

Volunteers can sign up at the celebration of “One Year To Go” Ontario Summer Games – Toronto 2012, which will take place on:

Date: Tuesday, August 16
Time: 4:40 to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Rotunda of the Toronto City Hall: "Visitors entering City Hall from Nathan Phillips Square walk directly into a large and distinctive rotunda."

Rotunda of the Toronto City Hall: "Visitors entering City Hall from Nathan Phillips Square walk directly into a large and distinctive rotunda."

To RSVP,  email RSVP@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Also, you can have fun in the following Sport Mascot Design Contest for the 2012 Ontario Summer Games:

You're Invited: Celebrate 'One Year To Go' Ontario Games 2012 + Mascot Design Contest

You're Invited: Celebrate 'One Year To Go' Ontario Games 2012 + Mascot Design Contest

Please note that the 2012 Ontario Summer Games Website is presently under construction.

Check back on August 16th for the Official Launch of the Website and to sign up as a Games volunteer!

For Games information contact:

Cathy Vincelli, General Manager

(416) 397-5349

games@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Other Contact Info

2012 Ontario Summer Games
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West
4th Floor, West Tower
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2
P 416.397.5349
F 416.392.8565
E games@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Cathy Vincelli, General Manager
games@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Rahul K. Bhardwaj, Chair
chair@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Karen Pitre, Vice Chair
vicechair@2012ontariosummergames.ca

Go Ontario Athletes! Go Teams Ontario!!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory – The French language version of this advisory is also included below.

August 15, 2011

City of Toronto to host 2012 Ontario Summer Games

The City of Toronto, together with the Honourable Margarett Best, Minister of Health Promotion and Sport; Holly Abraham, Chair of the Sport Alliance of Ontario; Rahul Bhardwaj, Chair of the Toronto 2012 Ontario Summer Games Organizing Committee, and Olympian Crispin Duenas will join in a celebration officially announcing “One Year To Go” to the City of Toronto hosting the 2012 Ontario Summer Games.

Date: Tuesday, August 16
Time: 4:40 to 5:15 p.m.
Location: Rotunda, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

From August 16 to 19, 2012, the Ontario Summer Games will bring together almost 2,500 athletes competing in 28 sports in multiple venues across Toronto and surrounding regions, as well as coaches, managers and officials from across the province. It is a unique opportunity for many young athletes, as this multi-sport competition serves as a stepping stone to many national and international competitions. With more than 1,000 volunteers required, the Games will provide a wonderful opportunity to develop a legacy of volunteerism.

The 2012 Ontario Summer Games will be funded by the Ministry of Health Promotion and Sport through the Sport Alliance of Ontario, in partnership with the City of Toronto, the Toronto Sports Council, Tourism Toronto and various other funding sources.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Avis aux médias

Le 15 août 2011

La Ville de Toronto sera l’hôte des Jeux d’été de l’Ontario en 2012

La Ville de Toronton, de concert avec l’honorable Margarett Best, la ministre de la Promotion de la santé et du Sport; Holly Abraham, le président de la Sport Alliance of Ontario; Rahul Bhardwaj, le président du Comité d’organisation des Jeux d’été de l’Ontario de 2012 et l’athlète olympique Crispin Duenas, participeront à la célébration officielle annonçant que « Dans un an » la Ville de Toronto sera l’hôte des Jeux d’été de l’Ontario de 2012.

Date: Le mardi 16 août 2011
Heure: 16 h 40 – 17 h 15
Lieu: Rotonde, Hôtel de ville de Toronto, 100 ouest, rue Queen

Du 16 au 19 août 2012, les Jeux d’été rassembleront près de 2 500 athlètes en compétition pour 28 sports, dans des installations multiples à Toronto et dans les régions avoisinantes, ainsi que des entraîneurs, directeurs et représentants officiels de toute la province. Ces jeux multisports représentent une occasion unique pour de nombreux jeunes athlètes en leur servant de tremplin pour les compétitions nationales et internationales. Nécessitant les services de plus de 1 000 bénévoles, les Jeux seront une excellente occasion de faire valoir le bénévolat.

Les Jeux d’été de l’Ontario de 2012 seront financés par le ministère de la promotion de la Santé et des Sports par l’entremise de la Sport Alliance of Ontario, en partenariat avec la Ville de Toronto, le Toronto Sports Council, Tourisme Toronto et diverses autres sources de financement.

Toronto est la plus grande ville du Canada et le sixième plus grand gouvernement, et compte une population diversifiée d’environ 2,6 millions de personnes. Le gouvernement de la Ville de Toronto est engagé à fournir un excellent service à la clientèle, à former une organisation transparente et responsable, à réduire les coûts et la bureaucratie municipaux et à bâtir une ville de transports publics. Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements sur les programmes et services municipaux non urgents, les résidents, commerçants et visiteurs de Toronto peuvent composer le 311, 24 heures par jour, 7 jours par semaine.

3 Responses to “You’re Invited: Celebrate ‘One Year To Go’ Ontario Games 2012 + Mascot Design Contest”

  1. Betty says:

    I was looking for a list of Venues for the 2012 Ontario Summer Games but they are not on the website. Are they available yet?

  2. editor says:

    Hi Betty,

    Your question above is answered in this blog just posted today at http://www.sweetloveable.com/2012-ontario-summer-games-and-sport-mascot-design-contest-updates/

  3. editor says:

    Hi Betty,

    Here is an updated list of venues in the following blog which I posted yesterday, March 23, 2012: “26 Venues of 2012 Ontario Summer Games” at http://www.sweetloveable.com/26-venues-of-2012-ontario-summer-games/

    Enjoy the Games!

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