Media Advisory - Press Conference for Order of Canada recipient Dr. J. Norgrove Penny



    TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CNW/ -

    
    Event:       Press Conference for Order of Canada recipient
                 Dr. J. Norgrove Penny

    Date:        Saturday, November 3, 2007

                 Time: Media Reception 5:30 p.m.
                 Victoria surgeon Dr. Norgrove Penny "Order Canada"

    Location:    University Club (formerly the Faculty Club)
                 Use the UVIC entrance from Gordon Head Rd.
    

    Victoria surgeon Dr. Norgrove Penny was awarded the Order of Canada on
October 26th for his humanitarian work and services to health in developing
countries.
    The 56 year-old was recognized for providing orthopaedic surgical
services to thousands of poor Ugandan children suffering mostly from neglected
clubfoot and polio. While working with Christian Blind Mission for six years,
he helped establish a model for clubfoot treatment that has become the world
standard and set up two centres for paediatric orthopaedic surgery that
continue to treat children from many parts of the country.
    The media is invited to attend a Celebration Dinner following the
reception at 6:30 p.m.





For further information:

For further information: If you would like to attend the Celebration
Dinner also; or would like an interview with Dr. Norgrove Penny please
contact: Sandy Hazell (Mrs.), (905) 640-6466 ex 246, shazell@cbmicanada.org

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