MEDIA ADVISORY: The uOttawa Walk of Two Bridges

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The University of Ottawa is holding its third annual Walk of Two Bridges to help support United Way. More than 300 participants, University employees and students will walk to promote wellness, rally the uOttawa community together, and fundraise for the Student Aid Fund, which provides help to students in critical need or crisis situations. The event, which is organized by the Healthy and Active Campus committee and members of United Way, raised $2,000, last year.

What: The Walk of Two Bridges
When: Thursday, May 24, 2012, from 11:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: The walk will start at the tunnel under the Campus OC Transpo bus stop.
Path:From the Corktown pedestrian bridge to Pretoria bridge and back to the tunnel (path loops around the Rideau Canal)

On site contact person:

Julie Vaillancourt, United Way Campaign Officer
Cell: 613-898-3003

Gaby St-Pierre, Cooperative Education Director
Cell: 613-816-6473

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