Celebrating the flame

Festivities for the community, celebrating Golden style

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Join in celebrating the great tradition of the Olympic Spirit as Golden hosts the Olympic Torch Relay on Day 84 of its 106 day cross-Canada tour, traveling through 1,000 communities. Golden is the first community in British Columbia to welcome the Torch back into the host province of the Olympic Games. A celebration encouraging international peace, cooperation and sporting excellence.

On Thursday, Januy 21st, 2010 the Olympic Torch arrives in Golden after its last Alberta stop in Banff. The VANOC Torch Relay Celebration event will kick off at 6 p.m.

A dedicated core committee has been working hard for the past 10 months to create a diverse event schedule with activities starting on Friday, January 15, 2010 and ending on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010. During these nine days, activities reflecting on the Olympic Spirit, will animate our Town with lively and engaging activities throughout the community. This will be a January to remember for years to come. Many different service groups are hosting sports and art-related events. Activities include a Hockey Tournament, Snow Sculpturing, Pancake Breakfast, a Concert / Dance with the amazing Polyjestrs, and much more.

For details on all the Golden Torch Relay events, please visit www.goldentorchrelay.ca and keep your eyes open for stories, updates and advertisements in The Golden Star and on CKGR Radio.

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