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
The "who's who" of government, business and industry leaders attending
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 &
John Tory, Leader of Ontario PC Party
Bank of Nova Scotia
JJ Barnicke Limited
Kuehne & Nagel
Loblaw Companies Limited
Mary Kay Cosmetics Ltd.
McDonald's Restaurants of Canada
Ontario Power Generation
Pallett Valo LLP
RBC Insurance Services Inc.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, email@example.com