Photo Opportunity - Home Depot comes out for Toronto's LGBT Village

Partnership with Karl Lohnes to light up Cawthra Square Park for holidays

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Home Depot Associates will join Toronto-based design expert Karl Lohnes to light-up the Church-Wellesley Village for the holidays. Home Depot has donated over $7,500 in energy-efficient LED lights to The 519 for this initiative. More than a dozen of their associates will be involved in the installation this afternoon in the park.

WHAT:      Holiday Light installation by 15 Home Depot Associates to benefit Toronto's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) village community. 330 strings of lights to be installed throughout downtown park.
 
WHEN:      Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 3PM to 5PM
 
WHERE:     Cawthra Square Park at The 519 Church Street Community Centre
519 Church Street, Toronto, ON
(East side of Church Street, North of Wellesley)

The 519 Church Street Community Centre is an agency of the City of Toronto with a mandate for building healthier, more welcoming communities for Toronto's downtown and LGBTQ residents. As a public-private partnership of the City, The 519 receives core funding to maintain public access to its building while attracting individual, corporate and government investment in its programs. In 2012, The 519 will receive more than $2.14 in community investment for every dollar provided in core funding. Through innovative and engaging community programs and partnerships, The 519 enables over 195,000 people to meet, participate and celebrate together.

 

SOURCE: The 519 Church Street Community Centre

For further information:

Matthew Cutler 
Director, Development and Community Engagement at The 519 
416-355-6798
MCutler@The519.org