Fostering snow angels event on Parliament Hill to celebrate Family Day

    OTTAWA, Feb. 14 /CNW/ - Local celebrities, radio show hosts, politicians
and the public will be making snow angels on Parliament Hill to celebrate
Family Day and bring attention to the number of children and youth in Eastern
Ontario who need families.
    Foster families and their children from Belleville to Cornwall, Pembroke
to Brockville will be converging on Parliament Hill to demonstrate the need
for foster families for children in the care of Children's Aid Societies in
Eastern Ontario.

    When:                   Monday, February 18, 2008
                            Event: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                            Photo-ops & interviews: 12:30 to 1pm

    Where:                  Parliament Hill, Ottawa
                            The event will take place on both sides of
                            Centennial Flame before the steps

    Special Guests:         Political Leaders:
                            M.P.P Madeleine Meilleur,
                            Senator Jim Munson,
                            Chief White duck from Golden Lake First Nations,
                            Deputy Chief Sue O'Sullivan
                            (All attending from 12:30-1:00 pm)

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

For further information:

For further information: Ontario Association of Children's Aid
Societies, Marcelo Gomez-Wiuckstern, (416) 987-9648,; Eastern
Zone Children's Aid Societies, France Clost, Communications, The Children's
Aid Society of Ottawa, (613) 747-7800 ex. 2033, (613) 323-7151 (mobile),; Grant Lavallée, Renfrew County Family and Children's
Services, (613) 432-4821 ext. 3038

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