Harry's Spring Run-Off to Fight Prostate Cancer Fuels Prestigious
Corporate Social Responsibility Award
TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ - Canada's leading quality men's wear retailer,
Harry Rosen Inc., is proud to be named the winner of an Excellence in
Retailing Award 2008, a national award handed out by the Retail Council of
Canada at a ceremony this week. The award for Retail Corporate Social
Responsibility was given in recognition of Harry Rosen's annual fundraiser
Harry's Spring Run-Off to Fight Prostate Cancer.
"We are very proud of the work we do to help fight prostate cancer,"
stated Larry Rosen, CEO & Chairman of Harry Rosen Inc. "Over the years, we've
not only raised millions of dollars, but we feel we've helped raise the
profile of this disease and brought a wider awareness of it to Canadian men."
Harry Rosen Inc. has supported the cause of prostate cancer research for
nearly a decade. Inaugurated in 2006, Harry's Spring Run-Off to Fight Prostate
Cancer grew to record-levels by 2008 and included two events - in Toronto and
Vancouver - raising a combined total of more than $500,000.
The Runs, which are produced in partnership with Canada Running Series,
raises funds for Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation in Toronto and the UBC
& VGH Foundation in Vancouver, both world-class research facilities.
About Retail Council of Canada
Retail Council of Canada (www.retailcouncil.org) is the Voice of Retail.
It is a not-for-profit association representing more than 40,000 stores of all
retail formats, including independent merchants, regional and national mass
and specialty chains, and online merchants.
About Harry Rosen Inc.
Harry Rosen Inc., Canada's leading quality men's wear retailer, is
celebrating its 55th year in business in 2009. Founded in 1954 by the man
whose name the chain still bears, Harry Rosen Inc. has grown from a single
500-square-foot store in Toronto to become a powerhouse in Canadian retailing
with 15 stores across the country and online shopping at www.harryrosen.com,
accounting for 40 percent of the Canadian market in high-end men's wear. Harry
Rosen stores offer extensive collections of the world's finest men's wear
labels including Tom Ford, Brunello Cucinelli, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Armani
Collezioni, Brioni, Canali, Ermenegildo Zegna, Versace, BOSS Hugo Boss, Prada,
Salvatore Ferragamo, Coppley, Corneliani and J.P. Tilford by Samuelsohn.
For further information:
For further information: Shauna Cook, Manager, PR & Special Events,
Harry Rosen Inc., (416) 935-9226, firstname.lastname@example.org