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Marymount Academy Hosts “OSAID Chain of Life”

April 23, 2009 - Marymount Academy will be hosting an OSAID (Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving) “Chain of Life” event on Thursday, April 30, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at Tom Davies Square.

The purpose of the event is to promote the awareness re the dangers of impaired driving to youth. Students from all four of the Board's secondary schools, (St. Benedict CSS, Bishop Carter CSS, St. Charles College and Marymount Academy) will create a "human chain" by holding hands as a sign of solidarity againstt "drinking and driving.

The "Chain of Life" will begin at 11:00 a.m. in and around Tom Davies Square and will last for half an hour. The students will then move into Tom Davies Square for free pizza and entertainment by a variety of guests. A number of key speakers including, Mayor John Rodriguez, Police Chief Ian Davidson, OSAID Operations Manager, Matt Evans and other community representatives will address the students.

The event will terminate at 2:00 p.m. Transportation for the students to and from the event will be provided courtesy of the City of Greater Sudbury and its transit service.

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