Media Advisory/ACT Foundation: Mass CPR Training For Aboriginal Youth Leaders

Mar 11, 2010

Vancouver, British Columbia — March 11, 2010

Date:- Friday March 12th, 2010

Time:- Training from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Media are invited from 12 – 12:30 p.m.WHERE:-

Gathering Our Voices: 2010 Provincial Aboriginal Youth Conference
Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Regency Room D
655 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC
V6C 2R7

WHAT:-

About 100 Aboriginal youth leaders will be empowered to save lives with lifesaving CPR training led by the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation. The youth will also receive an important introduction to the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).

WHO:-

• About 100 Aboriginal youth leaders
• Honourable Margaret MacDiarmid, Minister of Education and Minister responsible for Early Learning and Literacy (12 p.m.)
• Dr. Karen Wanger, Regional Medical Director, Lower Mainland BC Ambulance Service (BCAS)
• Sandra Clarke, Executive Director, ACT Foundation
• Paul Lacerte, Executive Director – BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC)
• Shelley Parker, Medtronic Foundation

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS

For more information, please contact

ACT Foundation
Jessey Bird, Manager of Media Relations
613-729-3455
Toll: 800-465-9111
613-729-5837 (FAX)
Vancouver contact: 613-286-5260
Jbird[at]actfoundation.ca

WEBSITE: www.actfoundation.ca
YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/theactfoundation
TWITTER: www.twitter.com/actfoundation

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