Media Advisory - Active and healthy outcomes for Ontario students thanks to $650,000 OTF grant

    TORONTO, April 20 /CNW/ -

    WHO:      Educators from Living Schools across Ontario will be joined by
              representatives from Ophea and Helen Burstyn, Chair, Ontario
              Trillium Foundation Board of Directors

    WHAT:     On Tuesday morning, Ophea will be hosting a provincial Living
              School Forum. They will take this opportunity to formally
              recognize the Ontario Trillium Foundation for a three-year
              $650,000 province-wide grant that they received from the
              Foundation in March 2005. The grant supports the unique
              community-driven Living School initiative, which brings
              together education, health, recreation and community partners
              who work to support and enhance active, healthy living for all
              children and youth. There are currently 34 Living Schools
              across Ontario.

    WHERE:    Crowne Plaza Toronto Don Valley
              1250 Eglinton Ave. E.
              Toronto, Ontario

    WHEN:     Tuesday, April 24, 2007

    The Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture,
receives funds from the government's charity casino initiative. The Foundation
allocates grants to eligible charitable and not-for-profit organizations in
the arts and culture, environment, human and social services and sports and
recreation sectors. For more information, please visit

    Ophea (Ontario Physical and Health Education Association) is a
not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting Ontario school
communities. Ophea is led by the vision that all kids will value, participate
in, and make a lifelong commitment to active, healthy living.

For further information:

For further information: Shannon Boyd, Ophea, T: (416) 426-7297, E:,

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