17
October
2011
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03:53 PM
America/New_York

Mohawk College hosting end of day celebration for Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay

Day 1Mohawk College will host the end of day celebration when the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay arrives in Greater Hamilton on Nov. 12. The relay recreates the Canadian portion of Rick Hansen's Man in Motion World Tour. More than 7,000 walking, wheeling and running participants in 600 communities will help raise awareness of the potential of people with disabilities. Among the medal bearers for the Hamilton leg of the relay will be Mohawk alumni Frank Peter (a 1999 Mohawk Alumni of Distinction recipient) and Anthony Frisina. The relay will arrive in Hamilton from Burlington at 3 p.m., stop at McMaster University's Centre for Spinal Cord Injury and Cancer Education and then have an end of day celebration at Mohawk at 5:30 p.m. The cross-Canada relay began Aug. 24th in Cape Spear, NFL.