Media Alert - Mayor David Miller and Toronto media personalities kick off 2nd annual Use Your Voice challenge to stop child abuse

    Who has Toronto's loudest voice against child abuse?

    TORONTO, Sept. 27 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     Stand Up for Kids Award and Use Your Voice Challenge
              First, Mayor David Miller will present the fifth annual
              Stand Up for Kids Award to a local leader who has shown an
              exceptional commitment to protecting vulnerable children from
              abuse and neglect.

              Then, the Mayor, local media personalities and the public will
              use their voices against child abuse at the second annual
              Use Your Voice Challenge happening at the Toronto Eaton Centre.

              This friendly challenge involves speaking as loudly as possible
              into a decibel-measurement device to determine who has
              Toronto's loudest voice! Besides the bragging rights, the
              winner will take away a trophy in recognition of their

              Please join us for this exciting initiative in honour of a good
              cause. All media participants are welcome to try! Use your
              voice to help stop child abuse.

              -  Toronto Mayor David Miller
              -  Mary Juric, Director of Service, Catholic Children's Aid
                 Society of Toronto
              -  Stand Up for Kids Award recipient Dr. Michael Irving
              -  M.J. DeSousa, Vice President & Chief Audiologist,
                 ListenUP! Canada
              -  Toronto-area media personalities, including:
                 -  Carolyn MacKenzie, Global News Anchor, Global TV
                 -  Pooja Handa, Traffic Reporter, Global TV
                 -  Jill Dempsey, Host, CBC's Metro Morning
                 -  And many more!

    WHEN:     Tuesday October 2nd, 2007

              The Stand Up for Kids Award will be presented at 12:30 p.m.,
              followed by the Use Your Voice Challenge

    WHERE:    Trinity Square, Eaton Centre (by Dundas entrance)

               Come out to see who has Toronto's loudest voice!

For further information:

For further information: RSVP: Argyle Communications, Kyla Thoms, (416)
968-7311 x237, Ashley Ballantyne x231,,; Event day contact: Kyla Thoms, (416)

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