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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS TO PRESENT LUNG LESSONS WITH HALLOWEEN THEME TO STUDENTS

MONTREAL, OCTOBER 28, 2005- The CHEST Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), will present its Lung Lessons program to Grade 4 and 5 students at the Plateau’s Bancroft Elementary School (4563 St. Urbain) on Mon. Oct. 31. It will all be kicked off with a school assembly at 10 a.m. at which time children will show off their Halloween costumes and sing an antitobacco song regarding the "Horrors of Tobacco" written by the music teacher. There will also be a poster display.

The ACCP is hosting its annual meeting in Montreal from Oct. 29 to Nov. 3. Through interactive, small group sessions, ambassadors of The CHEST Foundation and members of the ACCP will teach students about lung health and the dangers of tobacco, using its national Lung Lessons curriculum.



Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213
E-mail: mcohen@emsb.qc.ca

OR

Jennifer Stawarz
American College of Chest Physicians/The CHEST Foundation
Telephone : (847) 498-8306
Email: jstawarz@chestnet.org
www.chestnet.org
www.chestfoundation.org