TORONTO, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Friends and supporters of the Children's Aid
Foundation will open the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) on Thursday,
November 15. This unique start to the trading day is in support of the
Foundation's annual Teddy Bear Affair to be held at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre on Saturday, November 17.
WHO: J.J. Bear, Children's Aid Foundation Mascot
Sheilagh Johnson, Executive Director, Children's Aid Foundation
John Sherrington, Chair of the Board, Children's Aid Foundation
Cookie Sandler, Chair of the Teddy Bear Affair Steering
WHEN: Thursday, November 15, 2007
Welcome Remarks: 9:17 - 9:23 a.m.
Toast: 9:23 a.m.
Countdown and Opening: 9:29 - 9:35 a.m.
WHERE: Toronto Stock Exchange
TSX Broadcast Centre, Studio at Street Level
The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West, Toronto
About the Teddy Bear Affair
The Teddy Bear Affair is an unforgettable black tie gala attended by
prominent Canadians from all walks of life. With more than $15 million raised
to date in support of abused, neglected and high-risk children, the
award-winning gala is one of the most well-attended events in Toronto.
This year is the Teddy Bear Affair's 21st anniversary and the theme is
Teddy Sings the Blues. Guests will be treated to a magical evening of dinner,
dancing and spectacular entertainment including a live performance by Tom
The Foundation would like to thank its presenting sponsors, CIBC World
Markets Children's Foundation and CGI for their ongoing support.
For further information:
For further information: or to book an interview, please contact:
Christine Smith, Children's Aid Foundation, (416) 923-0924 X 230; Heather
Brown, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 X 238