Media Advisory: Point Pleasant Park to benefit from TD Great Canadian
Shoreline Cleanup

    
    Across Canada, nearly 60,000 Canadians are expected to remove up to 200
    garbage trucks worth of trash
    

TORONTO, Sept. 19 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     As part of the launch of the TD Great Canadian Shoreline
              Cleanup, a drop-in kick-off cleanup event will be held in
              Halifax on September 19th, 2009. This free public cleanup event
              will feature refreshments, prizes and the opportunity for
              children to make their mark on the TD Friends of the
              Environment Foundation Kids Monster Mural.

    WHEN:     Saturday, September 19, 2009
              10:00 a.m. - Registration
              11:00 a.m. - Recommended time for media to arrive

    WHERE:    Black Rock Beach
              Point Pleasant Park
              Halifax, NS Google Map: http://tinyurl.com/nxkr54

    WHO:      Christine McKenna, Regional Manager, TD Friends of the
              Environment Foundation
              Angela Griffiths, Director, Conservation and Environmental
              Affairs, Vancouver Aquarium
              Amy Florian, Site Coordinator, TD Great Canadian Shoreline
              Cleanup

    WHY:   Every year over one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals
           and turtles die through entanglement and ingestion of litter, and
           it's estimated that 80 per cent of this litter originates from
           land based sources.

           This year as many as 60,000 Canadians will work together from
           September 19-27 to remove nearly 200 garbage trucks worth of trash
           (more than 135,000 kilograms) from shorelines and waterways during
           the 16th annual TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

    For additional information please visit: http://www.tdgcsc.ca.
    

SOURCE TD Bank Group

For further information: For further information: RSVP: Christine McKenna, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, (647) 298-8958, christine.mckenna@td.com


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