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Press release from CNW Group

Media advisory - Public invited to celebrate the Year of the Snake at Royal Canadian Mint's downtown Vancouver boutique

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Media advisory - Public invited to celebrate the Year of the Snake at Royal Canadian Mint's downtown Vancouver boutique10:00 EST Wednesday, February 06, 2013OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ -What:Canada's heritage, culture and values are vibrantly displayed on the Royal Canadian Mint's new line of 2013 gold and silver Year of the Snake collector coins and the Mint is pleased to join Vancouver's celebration of this popular cultural festival by hosting a three-day program of activites, from February 8 to 10, 2013 at its downtown Vanvouver boutique.  Visitors to the Mint's boutique at 752 Granville Street are invited to:     Be among the first 88 daily visitors to win a door prize;Enter a draw to win a Year of the Snake gold coin;Admire a spectacular gold display; andStrike their very own "Snake" medallion* and take home this free keepsake in a special-edition red velvet pouch. (*While quantities last) When:   Friday, February 810:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Saturday, February 910:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 1011:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Where:    Royal Canadian Mint Boutique752 Granville StVancouver, BC(Between Robson and Georgia)SOURCE: Royal Canadian MintFor further information: Alex Reeves Senior Manager, Communications Tel: (613) 949-5777 reeves@mint.ca