Media/Photo Opportunity Advisory: Annual Children's Aid Foundation Teddy Bear Affair Will dazzle Toronto on November 17, 2007

    TORONTO, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - More than 1,000 guests will support the
Children's Aid Foundation as they gather on Saturday, November 17 to celebrate
the Foundation's 21st annual Teddy Bear Affair at the Metro Toronto Convention
    As one of the best-known and attended social events in the city, this
year's Teddy Bear Affair, Teddy Sings the Blues, will delight guests with a
magical night of incredible prizes, exciting entertainment and delectable
    Money raised at the event traditionally surpasses $1 million annually,
and, as always, 100 per cent of the funds raised from the event go towards
helping abused, neglected and high-risk children. We'd like to mention that
the goal is to raise $1.5 million this year.
    A stylish new condominium from Cresford Developments is but one of many
innovative auction items designed to intrigue guests, while Canadian rock
music icon Tom Cochrane will perform live, and will be joined by Juno Award
nominee Sophie Milman, classic rock tribute band, the Carpet Frogs,
15-year-old blues/rock guitarist, Alex Tintinalli, Kollage and Canadian Idol
Finalist, Toya Alexis.

    WHO:   Ken Shaw, Host, Teddy Bear Affair
           Dina Pugliese, Host, Teddy Bear Affair
           Tom Cochrane,
           Sophie Milman
           The Carpet Frogs
           Alex Tintinalli

    WHEN:  Saturday, November 17, 2007
           Cocktails: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
           Dinner and Dancing: 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.
           Entertainment: 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.
           Live Auction: 9:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre - South Building, Halls F & G
           255 Front Street West, Toronto

    With more than $15 million raised to date for high-risk children, the
Teddy Bear Affair is always one of the most highly-attended social events in

    The Children's Aid Foundation also thanks its presenting sponsors, CIBC
World Markets Children's Aid Foundation and CGI for their incredible ongoing

For further information:

For further information: or to book an interview, please contact:
Christine Smith, Children's Aid Foundation, (416) 923-0924 x 230; Heather
Brown, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 x 238

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