Media Invitation and photo opportunity - Recipient of the Meaning of Home contest - A fifth grade student helps two low-income families become owners

    MONTREAL, June 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Michelle Stoopler, grade 5 student of
the United Talmud Torah School was the recipient of the annual Meaning of Home
writing contest. As part of the prize, Genworth Financial Canada is donating
$5,000 in her name to Habitat for Humanity Montreal.
    An initiative of Genworth Financial Canada, more than 2,000 students in
the country have participated in this contest which aims to raise students'
awareness about the importance of having a home.
    The sum, allowing two low-income Montreal families to become owners, will
be handed over to the organization tomorrow during the groundbreaking ceremony
of the new duplex situated in the St-Henri neighbourhood.

    WHAT:        A fifth grade student makes a $5,000 donation to Habitat for
    Humanity Montreal

    WHEN:        Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 10 a.m.

    WHERE:       5096, rue Ste-Clothilde
    South-West Borough, Montreal (QC)

    WHO:         - Stephen Rotman, President, Habitat for Humanity Montreal
    - Mark Stamm, Vice-President Sales, Quebec, Genworth
    Financial Canada
    - Cyril Bendahan, Regional Vice-President, Manuvie
    - Emilio Tammaro, Regional Vice-President, Quebec, MCAP
    - Michelle Stoopler, Recipient of the Meaning of Home

    PHOTO        Groundbreaking ceremony of the new duplex and presence of
    OPPORTUNITY: the recipient's class on the site.

For further information:

For further information: Jade St-Jean, Morin Public Relations, (514)
289-8688, ext. 235, Cell: (514) 716-7530,; Mathieu Langelier,
Genworth Financial Canada, (514) 943-2617,;
Source: Habitat for Humanity Montreal

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