RICHMOND HILL, ON, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - On Saturday, June 8 at 6:00 p.m., SEIU Healthcare members' Multi-Faith & Community Network 3rd Annual Fundraising Gala will be held at the Steelworkers Banquet Hall, 1158 Aerowood Rd. (Dixie and 401) in Mississauga. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund four post secondary scholarships to youth living in high risk GTA neighborhoods as well as one in the Jamaican neighborhood of Denham Town.
Sharleen Stewart, President of SEIU Healthcare, Canada's largest healthcare union, will address the gathering. Featured performers will include Lorraine Harris, a comedic sketch by Miracle Center Ministries and performance by Chandell.
Organized by SEIU Healthcare members, the gala is the largest event for the Multi-Faith & Community Network. It is a forum designed to recognize the hard work of our nurses, personal support workers, dietary aids, clerical workers and environmental staff employed by hospitals, long-term care homes and community homecare agencies across the GTA and highlights the importance of our members being involved in initiatives to help build a better society for all citizens.
|What:||SEIU Healthcare members' Multi-Faith & Community Network|
|3rd Annual Fundraising Gala|
|When:||Saturday, June 8, 2013 6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.|
|Speeches at 6:45 p.m.|
|Where:||Steelworkers Banquet Hall|
|1158 Aerowood Rd. (Dixie and 401)|
|Who:||Sharleen Stewart, President, SEIU Healthcare|
|Emanuel Carvalho, Executive Vice-President SEIU Healthcare|
|Committee members highlighting the committees' support of health care related initiatives in Jamaica and Grenada|
|Musical performance by the gospel singer Lorraine Harris|
|Comedic skit by Miracle Center Ministries|
|Musical performance by Chandell Parris|
About SEIU Healthcare
SEIU Healthcare, Canada's largest healthcare union, represents more than 55,000 healthcare and community services workers across Ontario. The union's members work in hospitals, home care, nursing and retirement homes and community services throughout the province. SEIU Healthcare has a strong track record of achieving fair wages and benefits and safe working conditions for healthcare workers, supporting the training and development needs of its members, and strengthening standards in the management and delivery of patient and client care.
SOURCE: SEIU Healthcare
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For more information or to arrange an interview contact:
Media Relations Specialist, SEIU Healthcare
Tel: 905-695-1767 x 3123 Cell: 416-809-0699
Email: [email protected]
On site Media contact for the evening of June 8, 2013:
Director of Membership Engagement, SEIU Healthcare