LONDON, ON, May 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Brush-a-mania promotes oral health as dentists and Rotarians visit elementary schools across Ontario and the rest of the country to teach kids how to take good care of their teeth. The volunteer program is now in its 12th year is part of Oral Health Month in Ontario.
The Honourable Deb Matthews, Ontario's Minister of Health, will be on hand tomorrow as the event's featured guest to lead the proceedings. "Brush-a-mania is a wonderful initiative that reminds kids how important it is to brush their teeth," says Deb Matthews "I'm thrilled to be taking part in a program that helps improve the health of thousands of kids each year." Over two hundred young students at the school will be handed toothbrushes, toothpaste, and brochures and given hints on proper brushing techniques. Minister Matthews will participate in the three-minute mass "Brush-Off" to conclude the event.
Brush-a-mania, which is operated by the Don Mills Rotary Club in conjunction with numerous sponsors and other Rotary Clubs across the GTA, has reached over 400,000 students since it began in 2001.
|Where:||Blessed Sacrament Catholic School|
|1063 Oxford Street East|
|London, Ontario, N5Y 3L4|
|When:||Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:00am - 10:45 am|
Sponsors include: Rotary Clubs of Toronto—Don Mills and Toronto-Eglinton; Colgate; Tippet Richardson; TD Canada Trust; RBC; Shaw Group; Toronto District School Board.
For further information:
Mahendra Singh, Mahendra.firstname.lastname@example.org; 416-483-7667 (office); 416-893-2708 (cell)