Monday, May 05, 2008

Special Olympics Torch

Whitby RBC Branch Manager, and Canadian National Womens Hockey team member, and olympic gold medal winner, Gillian Apps light the RBC Torch from the Special Olympics Torch being held by Mark and Stephanie Barrett as it passed through Whitby, signifying the start of the RBC Special Olympics Torch Relay and Twoonies for Torches. The RBC Special Olympics Torch Relay will bring the torch to branches in Durham throughout the month of May to raise awareness of the upcoming Special Olympic Games. Branches will also begin selling paper torches for $2 which will be displayed in each branch as part of Twoonies for Torches. All proceeds collected in May will be given to Special Olympics Ontario.

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