Media Advisory - Norm Kelly and Chris Boddy get a #pinkManiCURE in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Toronto city councillor and police inspector take action against the most common cancer in Canadian women

TORONTO, Oct.15, 2015 /CNW/ - Two of Toronto's civic Titans of Twitter, Toronto city councillor Norm Kelly and Toronto Police Service inspector Chris Boddy, will paint their nails pink today in support of the Canadian Cancer Society's ManiCURES campaign.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Canadian women. This year, an estimated 25,000 women will be diagnosed with the disease. Money raised through ManiCURES funds breast cancer research, advocacy, education about breast screening and support services for patients and their families.

WHAT? 

 ManiCURES event



WHO?

Norm Kelly, Toronto City Councillor


Chris Boddy, Toronto Police Service Inspector


Susan Drodge, Canadian Cancer Society



WHEN? 

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 2 to 3 p.m.



WHERE?

The Ten Spot Beauty Bar, 749 Queen St W, Toronto, ON, M6J 1G1

 

Photo and interview opportunities available

About the Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization dedicated to preventing cancer, saving lives and supporting people living with cancer through research funding, services and advocacy. We are Canada's largest charity fighting all types of cancer and leading authority on cancer statistics and information. To learn more, call 1-888-939-3333 or visit cancer.ca.

Website: cancer.ca/ManiCURES
Twitter:
@CdnCancerTO
Hashtag: #pinkManiCURE
Facebook: CanadianCancerSociety
Instagram: @CCStoronto

SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division)



For further information: or to book an interview opportunity, please contact: Gabrielle Scheliga, Canadian Cancer Society, gscheliga@ontario.cancer.ca,Office: 416-323-7038, Cell: 647-883-7662; Jerry Nasr, Special Assistant, Office of Councillor Norm Kelly, jnasr@toronto.ca,Office: 416-392-4668

RELATED LINKS
http://www.cancer.ca

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