/U P D A T E -- R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Hats off to Harry/

A tribute dinner celebrating the successes and contributions of Canadian fashion icon & philanthropist, Harry Rosen

In support of "The Harry Rosen Diabetes Chair in Stem Cell Research" at the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University Health Network

TORONTO, April 26 /CNW/ - On Wednesday April 28, 2010, a tribute dinner honouring Canadian fashion icon and philanthropist Harry Rosen, for his successes and contributions, will be hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Diabetes is a disease which affects one out of seventeen Canadians today. The Harry Rosen Diabetes Chair in Stem Cell Research will support an outstanding investigator focused on applying state-of-the art stem cell biology and regenerative medicine approaches to further our understanding of the causes of diabetes, and to help develop a cure for this devastating disease.

Mr. Rosen considers community service an integral part of a business career. He currently serves on the Mt. Sinai Board of Governors; Ryerson University's Board of Governors; CAMH Campaign Cabinet and the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine.

The McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, www.mcewencentre.com, University Health Network and the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, www.tgwhf.ca, invite the media to join us for a photo and interview opportunity.

For further information or to donate please visit: www.hatsofftoharry.ca

    
    Date:       Wednesday April 28, 2010

    Time:       5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Location:   Four Seasons Hotel
                Regency Ballroom

    Special Guests include:

    Available 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.,

    NEW SPECIAL GUEST: CHRIS JARVIS, CANADIAN OLYMPIC ROWER, GOLD MEDALIST,
    PAN AM GAMES

    Harry Rosen, Founder and Executive Chairman, Harry Rosen Inc.
    Matt Dusk
    Dr. Gordon Keller, Director, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine
    Cheryl and Rob McEwen, Co-Founders, McEwen Centre for Regenerative
    Medicine

    Also in Attendance:
    Claus Dietrich Lahrs, CEO Hugo Boss AG
    Benedetta Zegna & Robert Ackerman
    Giorgio Canali
    Massimo Caronna
    

NOTE: Please call in advance to schedule your photo and interview opportunity:

SOURCE Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation

For further information: For further information: Megan Goldwell, Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Special Project, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation, (416) 340-5240, (416) 830-3632 Mobile, megan.goldwell@uhn.on.ca

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