Wake Up Call Breakfast shines a spotlight on distinguished individuals in the fight against prostate cancer
HALIFAX, April 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Please join Prostate Cancer Canada and members of the Halifax business community as we celebrate a local hero who has made an extraordinary contribution in the fight against prostate cancer through courage, inspiration and dedication.
Valerie Corkum will be honoured on April 27 at the annual Wake Up Call Breakfast in addition, Sgt. Peter Gabrosky will deliver his personal survivor story. Sgt. Gabrosky has been a member of the Canadian Forces since 1990. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009.
The Wake Up Call Breakfast is the only Canada-wide business breakfast series dedicated to the fight against prostate cancer. Over the past decade the event has attracted more than 18,000 business professionals and raised nearly $2.3 million for prostate cancer research, awareness, support and advocacy.
Media are encouraged to book an interview opportunity to learn more about our local hero's personal story. Interview opportunities will be available prior or post event with Valerie, Sgt. Gabrosky and local Prostate Cancer Canada representatives.
|What:||Wake Up Call Breakfast|
|Who:||Valerie Corkum, Recipient of Local Hero Award|
|Sgt. Peter Grabosky, Survivor Story|
|Jim Copeland, Chair, Halifax Wake Up Call Breakfast|
|Doug Lockerby, Paul Pettipas, Sherry Donovan and Sarah Colburne, Committee Members, Halifax Wake Up Call Breakfast|
|When:||April 27, 2012|
|Time:||7 to 8:45 a.m.|
|Where:||World Trade & Conference Centre, 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, NS B3J 3N8|
For additional information on the Wake Up Call Breakfast, visit prostatecancer.ca/wakeupcall.
About Prostate Cancer Canada
Prostate Cancer Canada raises funds for the development of programs related to awareness and public education, advocacy, support of those affected, and research into the prevention, detection, treatment and cure of prostate cancer. For more information visit prostatecancer.ca
For further information:
To schedule an interview or for more information, please contact:
Rebecca von Goetz
Executive Vice-President, Marketing & Communications
Prostate Cancer Canada
(416) 441 2131 X 258
Caroline De Silva
(416) 968 7311 X231