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REF NO.: 62

SUBJECT: Marine Institute student sets out to conquer Aconcagua

DATE: Dec. 2,2008

Jean-Paul Richard, a navy student at the Marine Institute and an outdoor enthusiast, will be holding a public presentation to talk about his upcoming climb of Mount Aconcagua in South America, one of the Seven Summit around the world. Mr. Richard will be climbing to raise awareness of the unique military program known as Soldier On – which assists injured soldiers by delivering services that support their full and active participation in physical activities, recreation or sport.
The presentation will take place at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.
To find out more about the Soldier On program, visit www.cfsoldieron.ca.

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For more information, contact Stephanie Barrett, public relations and communications officer, Marine Institute, Stephanie.barrett@mi.mun.ca or 778-0677.

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