TORONTO, Jan. 10 /CNW/ - TorontoFC goalkeeper, Mr. Greg Sutton, and
Toronto Argonaut cornerback, Mr. Byron Parker, will join the Honourable David
C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and the Jays Care Foundation to
speak with students about literacy and his Book Drive at Chief Dan George
Elementary School in Scarborough on January 11, 2008.
Senior members of Toronto Police Services, the Ontario Provincial Police,
and Land Forces Central Area of the Canadian Forces will also attend because
of their close participation with the Book Drive.
Together, these special guests will read a humorous children's book to
350 students and explain the importance of literacy while supporting the
Lieutenant Governor's Book Drive. Ontarians can donate books until January 18
at any Toronto Police Services station or OPP detachment throughout the
In the tradition of former-Lieutenant Governor James Bartleman, the
Honourable David Onley launched a Book Drive on January 1 to collect brand new
children's books for Aboriginal youth in Ontario's Northern Native
Media are welcomed and encouraged to attend this wonderful event that
will support Ontario's youth and help fight illiteracy with the help of some
of Toronto's most talented athletes.
Who: The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Mr. Greg Sutton, TorontoFC
Mr. Byron Parker, Toronto Argonauts
Ms. Danielle Silverstein, Jays Care Foundation
Staff Sergeant Rick Hegedus, Toronto Police Services
Deputy Commissioner Vince Hawkes, Ontario Provincial Police
Representative from Land Forces Central Area of the Canadian
What: Event to encourage literacy and the Lieutenant Governor's Book
Where: Chief Dan George Elementary School, 185 Generation Blvd,
When: Friday, January 11, 2008, 10:30 a.m.
For further information:
For further information: Nanda Casucci-Byrne, Office of the Lieutenant
Governor, (416) 325-7780