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Celebrate the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay Right Here in Hamilton


The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay invites Canadians in more than 130 communities to celebrate and share the Pan Am spirit throughout its 41-day journey towards Toronto.

Between May 30 and July 10, there will be more than 3,000 torchbearers and 180 community celebrations taking place, ending with the lighting of the cauldron at the Opening Ceremonies in downtown Toronto.

On Sunday June 21, day 22 of the journey, the Pan Am Games Torch Relay will be making its stop in Hamilton, visiting various communities including Wiona, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Dundas, and Waterdown.

Check out where you can find the Pan Am flame tomorrow:

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, 9 am
9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope
– The flame will start the day off flying high in a Canadian warplane
– 100 year-old Alex Cherney will be carrying the Pan Am flame

Puddicombe Farms, 10:45 am
1468 Highway 8, Winona
– Ted Michaels will depart from this celebration with the flam
– PACHI (official mascot of the Games) presentation with families

Gage Park, 1:15 pm
1000 Main St. East, Hamilton
– Day celebration: National Aboriginal Day Soaring Spirit Festival
– Flame will arrive carried by lacrosse player Johnny Powless

McMaster Children’s Hospital, 3:30 pm
1200 Main St. West, Hamilton
– PACHI presentation with children
– Susan Palmer-Komar will cycle with the Pan Am flame

Gore Park
– 6:30 pm, 20 King St. East, Hamilton
– Lacey Mehlenbacher will carry in the Pan Am flame and pass it to Matt Becker

Pier 8
7 pm, 47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton
– Evening celebration
– Flame will be carried in by community torchbearer and former chancellor of McMaster University Mel Hawkrigg

During the Pan Am Toronto 2015 Torch Relay between Windsor and London, Ont. on June 17, 2015.

Interested in learning more about the torch relay and where the Pan Am flame will continue its journey? Check out the relay route map, follow the relay on Twitter, visit the Torch Relay website, or download the official TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games app, presented by CIBC.


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