/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The World's Leading Achievement Award for Young People/

His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, to present The Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award of Achievement to 120 Canadian Youth

TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHO:

His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and 120 Award recipients



WHAT:

On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 120 young people will receive the Gold Award of Achievement from His Royal Highness as part of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award, at a ceremony to be held at The Ismaili Centre, Toronto.



WHERE:

The Ismaili Centre


49 Wynford Drive


Toronto, Ontario



WHEN:

Tuesday, October 27, 2015


6:30 p.m.


Media requested to arrive by 6:20 p.m.



CONTACT:

Jeff Needham


Tel: (416) 203 2282


Email: ontario@dukeofed.org



ABOUT:

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award empowers young people, ages 14 to 25, to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others by exploring their potential, taking on new challenges, giving back to their communities, and achieving success. The Award is accessible to all, regardless of socioeconomic status, ability, ethnicity or gender. The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award was founded by His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, to encourage personal development and community involvement for young people. Since its establishment in Canada in 1963, more than 500,000 young Canadians have taken the challenge which has Bronze, Silver and Gold levels of the Award.

 

SOURCE The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Canada

For further information: Jeff Needham, Tel: (416) 203 2282, Email: ontario@dukeofed.org

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