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Media Advisory: New prize at McGill University 
to promote active and healthy lifestyle

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Published: 11 May 2011

Thanks to the generosity of Toronto financier and McGill graduate Lawrence S. Bloomberg and Manulife Financial, the University is establishing a major academic prize to recognize research achievements in the area of active health.

McGill University is taking an instrumental step to combat the declining health of North Americans. Thanks to the generosity of Toronto financier and McGill graduate Lawrence S. Bloomberg and Manulife Financial, the University is establishing a major academic prize to recognize research achievements in the area of active health. Details of The Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health will be unveiled at the official launch on Tuesday, May 17, at 11 a.m.

WHAT: Launch of Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health

WHO: Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University
Lawrence S. Bloomberg, donor, Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
Dawn Marchand, Associate Vice-President, Brand and Internal Communications, Manulife Financial
Hélène Perrault, Dean, Faculty of Education, McGill University
Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal, Development and Alumni Relations, McGill University

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 – 11 a.m.

WHERE: Faculty Club, McGill University
3450 McTavish St.
Montreal

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Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
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