Media Alert - The Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Children and Youth Services, to present 6th Annual Stand Up For Kids Award



    
    Award recognizes local residents who take action against child abuse and
    neglect
    

    TORONTO, Oct. 27 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:   Stand Up for Kids Award Presentation

            The Honourable Deb Matthews will present the sixth annual Stand
            Up for Kids Award to a local leader who has shown an exceptional
            commitment to protecting vulnerable children from abuse and
            neglect.

            The award is sponsored by the Catholic Children's Aid Society of
            Toronto (CCAS), Children's Aid Society of Toronto (CAST), Jewish
            Family and Child Service and Native Child and Family Services of
            Toronto.

    WHO:
            -  The Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Children and Youth
               Services
            -  Stand Up for Kids Award recipient, Dr. Jim Wilkes. Dr. Wilkes
               is a local psychiatrist who has helped thousands of
               Toronto-area children overcome the trauma of abuse and
               neglect and has worked for more than three decades as a
               leading advocate for the safety and well being of children.
            -  Mary McConville, Executive Director, Catholic Chidren's Aid
               Society of Toronto
            -  David Rivard, Executive Director, Children's Aid Society of
               Toronto
            -  Chavenne Stamp, youth in care
            -  Richard Cummings, Executive Director, Jewish Child and Family
               Service

    WHEN:   Wednesday October 29th, 2008 at 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    WHERE:  Main Legislative Building, Queen's Park, Committee Room 230

    RSVP:

    Argyle Communications
    Kyla Thoms, 416.968.7311 x237/Danielle Scheinman x239
    kthoms@argylecommunications.com /
    dscheinman@argylecommunications.com
    

    On-site contact: Please see above or call Anne Rappé at 416-558-2210





For further information:

For further information: RSVP: Argyle Communications: Kyla Thoms, (416)
968-7311 x237, Danielle Scheinman x239, kthoms@argylecommunications.com,
dscheinman@argylecommunications.com; On-site contact: Please see above or call
Anne Rappé at (416) 558-2210

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