Aimee Gordon Day in CBRM

Saturday will be Aimee Gordon Day in CBRM to honour the first Cape Breton athlete to win gold at the Special Olympics World Winter Games.

The 46 year from Sydney Mines won the gold medal in the 500 metre speed skating event.  The Cape Breton Post reports Gordon and her coaches Emma Grandy and Cyril MacDonald were presented with keys to the city by Mayor Cecil Clarke.

Saturday there’ll be a free skating event at Centre 200 to celebrate her accomplishments called Skate with Aimee from 1:00 to 3:00.