Pan Am Games Torch Relay

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Espanola, Ontario
April 20, 2015

Espanola Coach Selected as Torchbearer for Pan Am Games Torch Relay

Dave Gallant, teacher & coach at Espanola High School has been selected by the Pam Am/Parapan Am Games to carry the torch through his home town of Espanola on June 2nd.

Gallant was nominated by the community in recognition of his years of dedicated service as a track and field coach.  Gallant was coach and mentor of Canadian Triple Jump champion Caroline Ehrhardt during her years at Espanola High School and remains an ardent supporter.  
“Dave Gallant has touched so many lives in our community,” says Mayor Piche, “his commitment to youth & team development has been spread across soccer, minor hockey, track and cross country.”

Gallant will be received at a community celebration in honour of the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games at the Espanola Regional Recreation Complex on June 2nd.

For information contact:

Dianne Polden
Manager of Leisure Services
705-869-1961 ext 2203