Wake Up Call Breakfast shines a spotlight on distinguished individuals in the fight against prostate cancer
CALGARY, April 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Please join Prostate Cancer Canada and members of the Calgary 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.
Local survivor Bob Shiell will be honoured on April 11 at the annual Wake Up Call Breakfast where he will share his personal story of battling and overcoming prostate cancer.
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 16,000 business professionals and raised nearly $1.9 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 Bob Shiell and/or Steve Jones, President and CEO of Prostate Cancer Canada.
|What:||Wake Up Call Breakfast|
|| Bob Shiell, Local Prostate Cancer Hero
Brett Wilson, Survivor story
Steve Jones, President and CEO, Prostate Cancer Canada
|When:||April 11, 2012|
|Time:||7 to 8:45 a.m.|
|Where:||Fairmont Palliser, 133 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2P 2M3|
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 &
Prostate Cancer Canada (416) 441 2131 X 258
Caroline De Silva
(416) 968 7311 X231