Media Advisory - Canada's corporate leaders join together to build new children's garden in Ottawa



    OTTAWA, Sept. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Senior executives from Canada's major
corporations - including The Home Depot Canada, Microsoft Canada, and UPS -
will join forces as part of the Volunteer Canada Corporate Council on
Volunteering. Under the guidance of students from Lady Evelyn Alternative
School, they will construct a children's garden in Ottawa on Monday,
September 22nd at 9:30 a.m.
    The event is part of a full day of activities hosted by the Volunteer
Canada Corporate Council on Volunteering, the largest initiative of its kind
in Canada with 24 business leaders coming together to showcase the benefits of
employer-supported volunteerism.

    Media are invited to attend this photo and interview opportunity.

    
    Date:    Monday, September 22, 2008

    Time:    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
             Photo opportunity at 9:30 a.m.
             Interview opportunities at 9:35 a.m.

    Where:   SE corner of Main Street & Clegg Street, Ottawa

    Who:     Ruth MacKenzie, President of Volunteer Canada / Co-Chair,
             Corporate Council on Volunteering
             Annette Verschuren, President, The Home Depot Canada and Asia /
             Co-Chair, Corporate Council on Volunteering
             Mike Tierney, President, UPS Canada
             Elizabeth Specht, Chair, Volunteer Canada Board of Directors
             Gavin Thompson, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Microsoft
             Canada
    




For further information:

For further information: Jung-Suk Ryu, Manager of Communications,
Volunteer Canada, (613) 266-9427, jryu@volunteer.ca


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