TORONTO, Nov. 8 /CNW/ - The prestigious Easter Seals Toronto's Tribute
Award will be shared this year by Mr. Duncan Hawthorne, President and CEO,
Bruce Power and Mr. Murilo Ferreira, President and CEO, CVRD Inco. The gala
dinner and awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at
the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.
"Bruce Power and CVRD Inco have long been leaders in their respective
industries, in their communities, and in their continued support of children
and youth with physical disabilities," said the Honourable Brian Tobin, Easter
Seals Capital Campaign Chair. "The Toronto's Tribute Award and Gala Dinner is
a way for Easter Seals kids, families, volunteers and the entire Easter Seals
organization to recognize excellence in giving back to the community and to
Shane Pospisil, President and CEO of the 190-member Ontario Energy
Association and Easter Seals' Vice-Chair, is once again chairing this year's
Toronto's Tribute Gala Dinner. "Bruce Power and CVRD Inco are both companies
that have an exceptionally strong commitment to Easter Seals and to helping
children and youth with physical disabilities all across Ontario realize their
full individual potential," Pospisil added. "Their ongoing efforts and
achievements in this regard are truly commendable. Congratulations Duncan and
Murilo, and to your staff and employees, thank you for your continued support
of Easter Seals kids and their families."
2007 marks the 85th anniversary of The Easter Seal Society, Ontario.
Easter Seals provides financial assistance to children and youth with physical
disabilities to offset the costs of expensive mobility and communication
devices such as walkers, braces and wheelchairs, and provides opportunities
for Easter Seals kids to attend fully accessible Easter Seals camps or to
participate in other recreational and independence-building programs. For more
information on the 2007 Toronto's Tribute Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony or
to donate, please visit www.easterseals.org.
For further information:
For further information: For information on ticket sales or sponsorship
opportunities, please contact: Sandra Bellisario, Vice-President, Development,
(416) 421-8377 ext. 395; For more information on Easter Seals, please contact:
Barb Saunders, Communications, (416) 421-8377 ext. 326