Staff ap­pointed to lead 2013 Canada Sum­mer Games

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Michelle Healey and Rod Snow have been se­lected as Chef and As­sis­tant Chef de Mis­sion to lead Team New­found­land and Labrador in the 2013 Canada Sum­mer Games from Aug. 2-17, 2013. The Games are sched­uled for Sher­brooke, Que­bec. This is the sec­ond time the pair will be tak­ing on these roles, hav­ing also served in the 2011 Canada Win­ter Games.

Tourism, Cul­ture and Re­cre­ation Min­is­ter Der­rick Dal­ley an­nounced the ap­point­ments.

“As lead­ers of Team New­found­land and Labrador and as re­spected con­trib­u­tors to the sports com­mu­nity, they will pro­vide our ath­letes with the guid­ance and sup­port needed to pre­pare and com­pete at the coun­try’s most pres­ti­gious am­a­teur sport­ing com­pe­ti­tion.”

Healey is cur­rently Di­rec­tor of Ath­let­ics with Me­mo­rial Univer­sity and Snow is Man­ager and High Per­for­mance Di­rec­tor with the New­found­land and Labrador Sport Cen­tre.

In ad­di­tion, the provin­cial govern­ment is seek­ing 18 vol­un­teers to be­come mem­bers of the mis­sion staff. Work­ing with Tourism, Cul­ture and Re­cre­ation of­fi­cials, mis­sion staff will be re­spon­si­ble for all aspects of pre­par­ing and sup­port­ing Team New­found­land and Labrador for the 2013 Canada Sum­mer Games.

For more in­for­ma­tion on ap­ply­ing to be­come a vol­un­teer mem­ber of the mis­sion staff, con­tact Kristina Turner at ‘Kristi­[email protected]’.

Ap­pli­ca­tions can be down­loaded at ‘www.tcr.gov.nl.ca/tcr/sports/games/canadagame­s/in dex.html’. Ap­pli­ca­tions must be sub­mit­ted by Jan. 19. The Canada Games were es­tab­lished in 1967. New­found­land and Labrador has been rep­re­sented at ev­ery event. The games are held ev­ery two years, al­ter­nat­ing be­tween sum­mer and win­ter.

The prov­ince hosted the 1977 Canada Sum­mer Games in St. John’s and the 1999 Canada Win­ter Games in Cor­ner Brook. New­found­land and Labrador will again host the Canada Sum­mer Games in 2021.

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