Person living with cancer gets ultimate pampering experience

CANADA, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - ELLE Canada has partnered with Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation in launching a Canada-wide search to find a star model for Wellspring's Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show taking place at Holt Renfrew on Bloor St. in Toronto, ON, February 24, 2014.

One man or woman who is living with cancer will receive the ultimate pampering. The winner will be professionally styled and outfitted by experts at Holt Renfrew before strutting their stuff down the runway at Wellspring's Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show. ELLE Canada will also feature the model in a photo shoot for a future ELLE Canada issue. All proceeds of the Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show will support Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. Lead sponsors include BMO Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank.

To enter the Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show Model Search and share your cancer journey, go to http://www.ellecanada.com/contests. Contest ends October 1, 2013.

Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation is a growing network of community-based cancer support centres that offers emotional, social, psychological and informational programs and services, free of charge, to people living with cancer. Wellspring does not receive government funding and relies solely on donations and corporate sponsorships to provide more than 45 programs in an environment that is warm, welcoming and non-medical. In 2012 the three Wellspring GTA centres received over 30,000 visits. Website: www.wellspring.ca

ELLE Canada is published by TC Media, Canada's leading provider of media and marketing activation solutions, employing about 4,000 people, TC Media reaches 24 million consumers in Canada through its integrated multiplatform offering that includes print and digital media, the production of magazines, newspapers, books and custom content, mass and personalized marketing, interactive and mobile applications, TV production and door-to-door distribution.

TC Media is a brand of Transcontinental Inc. (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B, TCL.PR.D), which has about 9,500 employees in Canada and the United States, and reported revenues of C$2.1 billion in 2012. Website www.tc.tc.

SOURCE Wellspring

For further information:

MEDIA CONTACT: 
Jessica Picton, Communications Assistant
Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation
jessica@wellspring.ca ; 416-961-1928 ext. 240