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2021 Parasport Games Announcement at Parasport Try-It Day

Apr 08, 2019

Join City staff and dignitaries on Tuesday, April 16 for an announcement about the 2021 Ontario Parasport Games. At the same time, watch local high school students participate in a Try-It Day, experiencing parasports such as goalball or sitting volleyball at Paramount Fine Foods Centre. 
 
Announcement and Try-It Day Details
      
Where:           
Paramount Fine Foods Centre, Sportsplex Lobby
5600 Rose Cherry Place
Mississauga, ON
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Who:              
Mayor Bonnie Crombie
Councillor Pat Saito, Ward 9 and City Council representative on the 2021 Ontario Parasport Games/Host Committee
Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 and City Council representative on the 2021 Ontario Parasport Games/Host Committee
MPP Deepak Anand, Mississauga-Malton on behalf of The Honourable Michael Tibollo, Minister of Tourism, Culture & Sport
Shari Lichterman, Director, Recreation, City of Mississauga
Paul Mitcham, Commissioner, Community Services, City of Mississauga

When:            
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Time:             
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Formal announcement and brief remarks
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Parasport Try-It Day activities with 100 local high school students 
                               
Background on Ontario Parasport Games
The Ontario Parasport Games program began in 1975. The annual Games welcome Ontario’s best para-athletes to compete at the provincial level in sports such as archery, goalball, sitting volleyball and wheelchair basketball. The Parasport Games are supported by the Government of Ontario, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) through Games Ontario.

Visit MTCS for more information on the Parasport Games.

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Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Senior Communications Advisor
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca


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