TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 19th Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (TGWHF) will celebrate the 3rd annual Diwali - A Night to Shine 2013, presented by Sun Life Financial in support of UHN at The Carlu.
Diwali, the South Asian "Festival of Lights" symbolizes good health, hope, luck and prosperity and is one of the most important celebrations on the Indian calendar. Diwali signifies the triumph of good over evil, righteousness over treachery and of light over darkness.
Canadian actor Huse Madhavji (Saving Hope, Call Me Fitz), along with a cast of exceptional talent, will take guests on an enchanted journey of India's past, present and future via captivating music, dance, fashions and, of course, sumptuous food.
Funds raised this year will support Medical Education and Research in Diabetes at UHN. UHN has led the fight to cure diabetes since Banting and Best first discovered insulin and tested its efficacy at Toronto General Hospital almost a century ago. Funds will also support the Centre for Excellence in Education and Practice (CEEP), an innovator and international leader in education for health care professionals.
|Date:||Saturday, October 19, 2013|
|Location:||The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, 7th Floor, Toronto, ON M5B 2H4|
|Time:||5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. MEDIA PHOTO CALL in Clipper Room|
|6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Reception|
|7:30 p.m. - Entertainment begins|
|Who:||VIPs In attendance for photo & interview opportunity:|
NOTE TO MEDIA: Media arriving for scheduled VIP photo call must arrive by 5:30 p.m. Upon arrival please check-in with media desk to pick up your media access pass.
ABOUT TORONTO GENERAL & WESTERN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION: Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation raises funds for research, education and the enhancement of patient care at Toronto General Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital as well as for their respective research arms, Toronto General Research Institute and Toronto Western Research Institute. The Foundation's vision is to enable global leadership and innovation in health by developing and sustaining strong relationships with University Health Network stakeholders.
SOURCE: Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
For further information:
For photo and interview opportunities please contact:
Manager, Corporate Partnerships and Special Projects
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation
T: 416-340-5240 Direct Line