JANUARY 23RD RALLY FOR GORDON BELL FIELD

RALLY ON FRIDAY IN SUPPORT OF SPORTS FIELD FOR GORDON BELL As Canada Post is now suspending plans to build on the property adjacent to Gordon Bell High School for only a matter of weeks, students and the greater community will gather to implore the three levels of government, government and charitable agencies and the business community to live up to their pledged commitments to inner city recreation, to youth and to downtown/community revitalization. Community advocates are joining together with the goal to find a suitable downtown property for Canada Post to relocate and to make way for a legacy of health and wellness a newly created sports field will bestow upon Gordon Bell youth and the surrounding community for generations to come. WHEN: Friday, January 23, 2009, 12:15pm - 1:00pm WHERE: The expansive vacant lot on Portage and Broadway Avenue WITH: Morgan Hoogstraten, Gordon Bell student activist Linda McLaren, Co-Chair, Gordon Bell Parent Council Nancy Chippendale, Gordon Bell alumnus now working with youth in West Broadway Please join in with numerous students, community members and supporters. FURTHER INFO: Nancy Chippendale Cell: 802-9111 Email: eaglesanddoves@hotmail.com Thank you for your interest in Civic Issues! Cheers! Jenny Jenny Gerbasi Councillor Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry jgerbasi@winnipeg.ca