HALIFAX, Jan. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") is pleased to
announce a gift of $12,722 to Nova Scotia-based Chisholm Services for
Children. The funds for this gift were raised through an auction of
uniquely designed furniture made from the transformation of retired
Jazz aircraft parts.
Toronto-based Creative Group Interiors' principal designer, Aisan
Ahmadi, created the pieces that were auctioned off at the conclusion of
Sunday's Interior Design Show in Toronto. Jazz's half of the proceeds
will be donated to Chisholm Services for Children (www.chisholm4children.ca), while Ahmadi and Creative Group Interiors will donate theirs to
This project was made possible by 3 Points Aviation, a supplier and
manufacturer of aircraft parts, who brought Jazz together with Ahmadi
and Creative Group Interiors.
"When we first discussed this collaboration with 3 Points Aviation, they
spoke passionately about their connection to organizations that
supported children," said Jolene Mahody, Chief Operating Officer at
Jazz. "Jazz is thrilled to honour the outstanding work they have done
by also selecting an organization that does incredible work to better
the lives of children with serious disadvantages. We are delighted to
contribute to Chisholm Services for Children."
"We are so pleased that Jazz has selected our organization to receive
the proceeds from this creative collaboration," said Wade Johnston,
Executive Director of Chisholm Services for Children. "Community
awareness and support makes such an important difference in the quality
of service we are able to provide. Proceeds from this event will
enhance the care our children deserve by supporting the programs we
offer such as the HIGH FIVE sport and recreation program, LINKS
literacy program, adoption project, mindfulness group and pet therapy
About Chisholm Services for Children
Chisholm Services for Children is the only non-profit organization in
Central Nova Scotia offering a long-term care program, which
specializes in early intervention. Chisholm is dedicated to guiding
children who face severe adverse circumstances like neglect and abuse,
to a realization of self-worth. Chisholm helps children develop skills
and capacities to function successfully in a community setting and grow
as healthy, stable individuals. Chisholm Services for Children also
provides a community based after school literacy program for children
six to 12 years of age who are reading below grade level or who are
diagnosed with a learning disability.
About Jazz Aviation LP
Jazz Aviation LP has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its
roots going back to the 1930s. Jazz is wholly owned by Chorus Aviation
Inc. and continues to generate some of the strongest operational and
financial results in the North American aviation industry. As the
largest regional carrier in Canada, Jazz has a proven track record of
industry leadership and exceptional customer service, and has leveraged
that strength to deliver value to all its stakeholders. The Company
operates more flights and flies to more Canadian destinations than any
other airline and has a workforce of approximately 4,760 professionals
highly experienced in the challenging and complex nature of regional
There are two airline divisions operated by Jazz Aviation LP: Air
Canada Express and Jazz.
Air Canada Express: Under a capacity purchase agreement with Air Canada,
Jazz provides service to and from lower-density markets as well as
higher-density markets at off-peak times throughout Canada and to and
from certain destinations in the United States. This month, Jazz is
operating scheduled passenger service on behalf of Air Canada with
approximately 750 departures per weekday to 54 destinations in Canada
and to 25 destinations in the United States. With a fleet of 122
Canadian-made Bombardier aircraft, Jazz flies more daily flights to
more Canadian destinations than any other carrier.
Jazz: Under the Jazz brand, the airline offers charters throughout North
America with a dedicated fleet of five Bombardier aircraft for
corporate clients, governments, special interest groups and individuals
seeking more convenience. Jazz also has the ability to offer airline
operators services such as ground handling, dispatching, flight load
planning, training and consulting.
For more information, visit www.flyjazz.ca.
SOURCE: Chorus Aviation Inc.
For further information:
Teri Lake (902) 873-5047 Halifax, Nova Scotia firstname.lastname@example.org