Hazel McCallion . . . The First 86 Years!



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 10 /CNW/ - On April 13, 2007, Mississauga Board of
Trade (MBOT) will host Hazel McCallion: International Tribute to Lifetime
Achievement gala to honour Her Worship, Mayor Hazel McCallion - the woman, the
wife, the mother, the role model, and the politician extraordinaire - Canada's
ambassador to the world.
    International dignitaries, business leaders, family and friends will join
together to honour Hazel McCallion for a lifetime of commitment and
dedication.

    The "who's who" of government, business and industry leaders attending
includes:

    Hon. Tony Clement, Minister of Health Hon.
    Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario
    Omar Alghabra, MP, Mississauga-Erindale
    Wajid Khan, MP, Streetsville
    Hon. John Gerretsen, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing
    Hon. Harinder Takhar, Ontario Minister of Small Business &
    Entrepreneurship
    John Tory, Leader of Ontario PC Party
    Bank of Nova Scotia
    Bell Canada
    Biovail Corporation
    CHIN Radio
    Enersource Corporation
    GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
    GE Canada
    Highland Farms
    Honeywell
    JJ Barnicke Limited
    Kuehne & Nagel
    Loblaw Companies Limited
    Longo's
    Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd.
    McDonald's Restaurants of Canada
    OLG
    Ontario Power Generation
    Pallett Valo LLP
    Petro-Canada
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
    RBC Insurance Services Inc.
    Sharp Electronics
    St. Lawrence Cement
    Standard Broadcasting Corporation
    The Toronto Star
    The Toronto Sun

    
    The Mayor's international achievements include:

    -   named the runner-up to Mayor Dora Bakoyannis of Athens, Greece for
        World Mayor 2005;
    -   named one of the American Women of the Year in Who's Who of American
        Women (which refers to North American women);
    -   awarded Germany's highest individual honour, the Cross of the Order
        of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, for her role in bringing
        German companies to Canada;
    -   named a Melvin Jones Fellow for dedicated humanitarian services by
        Lions Clubs International; and
    -   awarded one of the top leadership awards from International Economic
        Development Council (IEDC) for her leadership and dedication to
        addressing economic development issues in Mississauga.
    

    Hazel McCallion: An International Tribute to Lifetime Achievement at
Mississauga Convention Centre begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by
a unique and inspiring program, an extravagant dinner, great entertainment and
a very special announcement.

    MEDIA INVITATION: Limited space has been reserved for the media. To
receive a media invitation and pre-event media package, please contact MBOT
Communications Coordinator Naveen Atwal, at 905-273-3523 or naveena@mbot.com.

    As the voice of business since 1976, Mississauga Board of Trade is a
private-sector, not-for-profit business organization representing over 1,500
businesses, employing 65,000 people in Mississauga. MBOT is well-positioned to
meet the needs of business by using its considerable influence at all levels
of government. MBOT is dedicated to providing a Mississauga business
perspective on public policy and to promoting a better understanding of the
marketplace among policy makers, educators and the general public.





For further information:

For further information: Sheryl M. McKean, President & CEO, Mississauga
Board of Trade, (905) 273-6151, sherylm@mbot.com

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