Flag Relay Program
Provincial Floor Hockey Championships,
which was held in Sudbury
June 9-11, 2011, was
an example of an
event which successfully incorporated the
various aspects of the Flag Relay program.
Councils in the Sudbury area raised close to
$11,000 for the Games and a cheque presentation
was made to the Chief of Police at a press conference.
were made with the local Government, Police
and various community organizations.
There was Media coverage of the Knights
involvement in the Games (online, TV, radio and print)
of the coverage and pictures given to the Knights' involvement
in these Games can be found at the following links:
Knights of Columbus were responsible
for the following areas:
Healthy Athlete Program.
Knights of Columbus Floor Hockey Competition (Demonstration
a 4th Degree Honour Guard for the Opening
the Special Olympics flag during the Opening
create a public awareness within
the community and to show our support
for Special Olympics, the Knights of Columbus, through our Flag
organized a number of flag raising events, some at City Hall, the
local Police Station,
and at the local schools. These flag raising events were held leading up
to the Games,
in the communities where a team will be
competing at the Floor Hockey Championships.
Assemblies and Circles from across the province Adopted
of Special Olympics athletes to assist them in covering the cost they incurred
in attending these Games, such as transportation, accommodations and meals.
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