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OLYMPIC NOTES: ACOG AND UNICEF TEAM UP FOR OLYMPIC AID
Published November 21, 1995
ACOG and UNICEF have announced the launch of Olympic Aid- Atlanta, a special initiative designed to raise funds that will help alleviate the plight of millions of war-affected children on the occasion of the '96 Games. The IOC and U.N. have called for an Olympic Truce during the period of the '96 Games, to which Olympic Aid-Atlanta will respond by raising special funds for children caught in armed conflict (ACOG)....The USOC has announced there will be a groundbreaking on December 4 for Phase II facilities at the U.S. Olympic Complex at Colorado Springs (USOC)....The first World Broadcaster Meeting was held in Nagano October 26-29 to decide how the '98 Games would be covered. 90 people from 24 countries attended, including representatives from CBS and CBC (Nagano Olympic News)....MCA Records/Nashville and ACOG announced that "One Voice," will be the first in a line of albums to help support ACOG and USOC programs. The album will be released in March (ACOG).