Media Advisory - 15th Annual Stand Up for Kids Awards at Queen's Park

Presented by the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services

As part of Child Abuse Prevention month, the Award recognizes local heroes who take action against child abuse and neglect.

TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:       

Stand Up for Kids Award Ceremony




Minister of Children and Youth Services Tracy MacCharles will present the 15th Annual Stand Up for Kids Awards to two individuals who have shown an exceptional commitment to protecting vulnerable children from abuse and neglect.




The Stand Up for Kids Award is sponsored by the Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto, Jewish Family & Child and Native Child and Family Services of Toronto.



WHO:



·

The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children and Youth Services


·

Stand Up for Kids Award recipients, Cindy Stirling, a foster parent with Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto and Cassandra Churm, a registered nurse at Toronto Public Health and member of the High Risk Infant Team at Native Child and Family Services of Toronto


·

David Rivard, Chief Executive Officer, Children's Aid Society of Toronto


·

Janice Robinson, Executive Director, Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto


·

Kenn Richard, Executive Director, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto


·

Richard L. Cummings, Executive Director, Jewish Family & Child



WHEN:       

Thursday, October 29th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.



WHERE:     

Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Committee Room 230

SOURCE Catholic Children's Aid Society Of Toronto

For further information: RSVP: Rob Thompson, Director, Communications, Children's Aid Society of Toronto, 416-924-4640 ext. 2086, rthompson@torontocas.ca; Anne Rappé, Manager, Communications, Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto, 416-395-1506, a.rappe@torontoccas.org

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