January 21, 2005
University of Maine at Fort Kent campus officials and organizers of the 2005 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships have scheduled a media luncheon and joint press conference on Monday, January 31 at 12:00 noon in the Nadeau Hall teleconference room. UMFK President Richard Cost and IPC Event Manager Nancy Thibodeau will announce the pivotal role the University will assume in organizing and helping the community to host the international sporting event for disabled athletes over a two-week period in March. Fort Kent and the Maine Winter Sports Center venue in the St. John Valley will host the 2005 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships March 9 through 21. Media planning on attending the event are requested to contact Gerry Robinson in the university relations office at (207) 834-7557.