TORONTO, June 6 /CNW/ - For the fourteenth year in a row, Jack Ilios,
owner of owner of Broadway Cleaners, Custom Tailoring and Alterations, 929
Mount Pleasant Road, will host a souvlaki barbeque on Saturday, June 6 from
12:00 noon to 5:30 P.M. for the benefit of a local charity. Jack has operated
Broadway Cleaners for twenty-three years and takes this opportunity, annually,
to give something back to his community and adopted country. Jack says that,
"each and every one of us has a responsibility to help those less fortunate."
All proceeds from this event will be donated to Bayview Community Services Inc
BCS helps adult men and women who, due to mental health problems, are in
need of supportive housing and life skills development or Case Management
support, in order to live successfully and satisfactorily in the community.
There will be music, clowns, dancing, prizes and loads of fun, in a
street party atmosphere. Cool tee shirts provided by MarB Graphics will also
be available. Attendees will enjoy freshly barbequed souvlaki or hot dogs on
buns with choice of toppings at a nominal cost. Fruit Drinks will also be
available. Barbeque attendees will have the opportunity to win a trip to
glorious Greece, courtesy of Broadway Cleaners.
"We rely on our community to help us to deliver programs and services
which are essential but not currently funded by government," said Harry
Spindel, BCS Executive Director. "Last year, we provided housing or case
management services to more than 80 clients with serious and persistent mental
illness. We are delighted that Broadway Cleaners and Jack Ilios have offered
this exciting event to assist our fundraising efforts."
For further information:
For further information: Harry Spindel, Bayview Community Services,
(416) 495-7778 ext. 26; or Jack Ilios, Broadway Cleaners, (416) 482-1787