Media Advisory - Gingerbread House Competition to support Habitat for Humanity National Capital Region



    OTTAWA, Nov. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Pierre Poilievre, MP for Nepean-Carleton,
along with representatives from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
and Habitat for Humanity will announce the winners of CMHC's sixth-annual
charity gingerbread house competition November 16, 2007.
    Local media teams will kick-off the weekend fundraiser with a live
gingerbread build competition. Following that, unique gingerbread homes
created by more than 20 local businesses, bakeries and restaurants will
compete in a gingerbread design competition for best-of-show. The gingerbread
homes will be on display all weekend and sold on-site through a silent
auction.
    All proceeds raised will contribute to Habitat for Humanity's efforts to
build homes in the National Capital area.

    
    Location:    Rideau Centre,
                 West Bay Bridge, 3rd level
                 (near Grand & Toy)
                 50 Rideau Street
                 Ottawa, Ontario

    Date:        Friday, November 16, 2007

    Time:        Live Media Build: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
                 Media Winners and Design
                 Competition Winners announced: 12:30 p.m.
    




For further information:

For further information: Kristen Scheel, Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation, (613) 748-4632, (613) 513-6546, kscheel@cmhc-schl.gc.ca;
Kimberlie Montagner, Habitat for Humanity NCR, (613) 749-9950, x225, C: (613)
292-5032, reception@habitatncr.com


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