Please join us at The Fairmont Royal York
February 8, 2013
Service Above Self
The Rotary Club of Toronto is celebrating 100 years of service to the community. During our Centennial year, we are donating in excess of $1,000,000 to local and international agencies!
TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ -
Guest Speaker: Ms. Amanda Lang, Senior Business Correspondent, CBC News
"The Power of Why"
Celebrated Canadian business journalist Amanda Lang is CBC's senior business correspondent for The National, and is also the co-host of the Lang & O'Leary Exchange. She became part of the team that launched BNN in 1999 and before long moved to CNN as reporter and anchor. She returned to Canada in 2002 to re-join BNN and CTV and now resides at CBC. Lang's engaging and witty style complements her ability to comment on current business news and trends, and North America's political scene.
The $100,000 Award will be presented to
Seeds of Hope Foundation
"Lazarus House - First Step"
Seeds of Hope is a charity with a 10-year history of operating two resource centres and five housing projects that work to stop the 'revolving door' of individuals moving from the streets to the court system to hospitalization and back to the street. The main focus has been to create 'centres of friendship' that are safe places where individuals who are at a crossroads in their lives can support one another. People can be at a crossroads in their lives for many reasons, including recovery from addiction or mental health challenges, unemployment or unfortunate life circumstances. Many bring skills that create an atmosphere of caring and support for one another.
The Rotary Club of Toronto
The Rotary Club of Toronto is the local chapter of Rotary International, a volunteer-driven organization of business and professional leaders dedicated to improving communities through a range of humanitarian, intercultural and educational activities. The Toronto Rotary Club is one of the largest clubs in Canada.
Members of the public are welcome to attend.
SOURCE: Rotary Club of Toronto
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