Media Advisory - City Mix 2009: A celebration of all people



    Community Living Toronto to host a special social inclusion event

    TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Celebrating social inclusion, empowerment and
diversity, Community Living Toronto is set to host the second annual City Mix
Event, recently saved from a cancellation due to the City of Toronto strike.
    In partnership with Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, Autism
Ontario, The Canadian Hearing Society, Canadian Mental Health Association,
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto, City of Toronto, The Mix Community
Club, Ontario March of Dimes, Pegasus Toronto and Variety Village, and
sponsored by TD Bank Financial, the City Mix event is a unique inclusive
Celebration focused on social inclusion for people of all abilities and will
feature information booths from various community organizations.

    
    Media are invited to attend:

        WHAT:    City Mix 2009: A celebration of all people

                 This FREE event will feature musical performances by:
                 Lucas Hunter
                 Christina Doyle
                 By Coincidence

                 Plus:
                 Visually impaired flutist Hongxu Zhang
                 The Magic Family
                 Jugglers
                 Culture Shock Toronto dance troupe
                 Visually impaired DJ RO
                 Skateboarding Demos by members of CJ Skateboardpark
                 Games by Variety Village
                 Face painting
                 Food Vendors plus much more!

                 Greetings from the city by:
                 Adam Vaughan

        WHEN:    Friday, August 21, 2009
                 5pm - 10pm

        WHERE:   Nathan Phillips Square
                 100 Queen Street West
    

    For 60 years, Community Living Toronto has been a source of support for
thousands of individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families
searching for accessible and meaningful, community-based lifestyles. Our
mission, Community Living Toronto changes the lives of people with an
intellectual disability by giving them a voice and supporting their choices
where they live, learn, work, and play, reflects the organization's commitment
in ensuring each individual is a valued member of their community.





For further information:

For further information: Karolina Kluska, Community Living Toronto,
work: (416) 968-0650 ext. 2308, mobile: (647) 501-2075, kkluska@cltoronto.ca

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