Media Advisory - Toronto gets ready to samba at this year's Brazilian
Carnival Ball to benefit the Toronto East General Hospital Foundation

TORONTO, May 3 /CNW/ -

    What:     The 2010 Brazilian Carnival Ball proceeds will benefit the
              Toronto East General Hospital's (TEGH) Destination for Health
              Care Excellence Campaign, a $60M private sector campaign in
              support of TEGH's $200M Capital Redevelopment Project. Through
              the creation of a multi-storey, Patient Care Centre, the
              Destination for Health Care Excellence Campaign will provide
              improved delivery of high quality care with a focus on
              infection control and a patient-centred environment. This
              landmark facility will provide Centres of Clinical Excellence
              in Thoracic Surgery, Prolonged Ventilation and Weaning, and
              build on TEGH's strength as Toronto's most popular training
              ground for the next generation of Family Practice
              and Emergency Care physicians.

    Who:      Interview opportunities with:

              Blake Hutcheson
              Co-Chair of the 2010 Brazilian Carnival Ball and President and
              CEO, Oxford Properties

              Michael Burns
              Vice-Chair of the 2010 Brazilian Carnival Ball and President,
              Clearsight Inc., a Division of Wellington West Capital

              Rob Devitt

              President and CEO, Toronto East General Hospital

              Ivan X. de Souza

              President and CEO of the Brazilian Carnival Ball and husband
              of the late Anna Maria de Souza, Founder of the Brazilian

    When:     Saturday, May 8, 2010
              VIP reception - 5:30 p.m.
              Reception - 6:00 p.m.
              Dinner - 7:30 p.m.

    Where:    Metro Toronto Convention Centre (222 Bremner Boulevard, South

    Media attendance at the Ball by advance registration only - for media
          accreditation or advance registration, please contact us.


For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview please contact: Vesna Krklinski, Six Degrees Medical Consulting, (416) 643-8621, (416) 388-4893,; Toni Tiemens, Six Degrees Medical Consulting, (416) 643-8610, (905) 868-7998,

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