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Sunny Days Fundraiser Supports Outdoor Education and Accessible Outdoor Recreation in Durham Region

Apr 19, 2012

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release

(Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge-April 19) - On April 25, the Sunny Days for Conservation dinner gala and concert will be hosted by Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility and Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be CTV News journalist, Dan Matheson. The event highlight is a performance by the band "Lunch at Allen's", featuring Juno Award-winning Canadian musicians Ian Thomas, Marc Jordan, and Murray McLauchlan, and Juno Award nominee, Cindy Church.

 

Proceeds from the event will go towards ensuring that students in Durham Region with physical and economic barriers have access to environmental learning programs at Claremont Outdoor Education Centre, and helping to improve accessibility on TRCA conservation lands in Duffins Creek watershed. Projects will be implemented to help people with various physical and mental challenges experience nature first-hand and maintain healthy, active lifestyles.

For a third year, the community has shown great support for Sunny Days for Conservation, demonstrating their understanding of the need to accommodate accessibility in recreation for people of all ages and ability levels in Durham Region.

 

When: Wednesday, April 25 2012

  • Reception and silent auction at 6 pm
  • Dinner at 7 pm
  • Performance by "Lunch at Allen's" at 8:30 pm
  • Cash bar
  • $200 per ticket

 

Where:

Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility, 2700 Audley Road North, Ajax, Ontario LIZ 1T7

For more information, including ticket sales, please visit http://www.sunnydaysforconservation.ca/

 

Toronto and Region Conservation

With over 50 years of experience, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) helps people understand, enjoy and look-after the natural environment. Our vision is for The Living City, where human settlement can flourish forever as part of nature's beauty and diversity. For more information, call 416-661-6600 or visit us at http://www.trca.on.ca/

 

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Media contact:

Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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