Every Child Has a Right to a Family - Press Conference

OTTAWA, Nov. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - On National Child Day, Children's Aid Societies across Eastern Ontario are launching a new family recruitment campaign "Winning Kid".

Thanks to funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation and collaboration with the Canadian Museum of Nature East Central Ontario Training Board and ACART, twelve child welfare agencies in Eastern Ontario have come together to bring awareness to the need for more foster families for children and youth in care.

    When:                   Friday, November 20, 2009
    Event:                  10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    Photo-ops & interviews: 10:30 to 11 a.m.

    Where:                  Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod St., Ottawa
                            The event will take place in Mammal Hall

    Special Guests:         Political Leaders: (TBD)

                            Barbara MacKinnon, Executive Director, The
                            Children's Aid Society of Ottawa
                            Rachel Daigneault, Executive Director, Stormont,
                            Dundas and Glengarry CAS
                            Elizabeth McCrea, Director, Communications and
                            Marketing, Canadian Museum of Nature
                            Marny McCook, Ontario Trillium Foundation
                            Youth in care TBD
                            Foster Parent (TBD)

    Photo ops & Interviews: All special guests and designated foster families
                            and youth in care.

SOURCE Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa

For further information: For further information: Children's Aid Societies of Eastern Ontario: Yvonne Cooper, BPR, MA, CD, Communications Coordinator, Children's Aid Society, City of Kingston and County of Frontenac, (613) 542-7351 ext 3357, Cell - (613) 583-2204, mailto:yvonne.cooper@frontcas.ca

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