TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - Scotiabankers in costumes of all shapes and
sizes will compete in a downtown-based Amazing Race in support of United Way
of Greater Toronto and in the spirit of Halloween. This challenge is part of
Scotiabank's employee fundraising campaign goal of $5.6 million.
Where: 61 Front Street W, room 106 (starting point)
When: Tuesday October 30, 2007
Race start time: 12:30 p.m.
Race end time: between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Who: 150 Scotiabank participants (teams of six people and volunteers)
Robin Hibberd, Scotiabank Executive VP, Personal Lending &
This year's Scotiabank employee campaign goal is to raise $5.6 million
for United Way of Greater Toronto that will help people and communities across
Toronto. Throughout the 2007 Campaign year, United Way of Greater Toronto aims
to raise $108 million for the community. United Way identifies needs and takes
action to create a better, safer, stronger city through research, partnerships
and support of a network of more than 200 health and social service agencies.
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally
and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic
activities, in 2006 the Bank provided more than $42 million in sponsorships
and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas
of healthcare, education and social services. Scotiabank is on the World Wide
Web at www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-6203 or email@example.com