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Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City©

Oct 14, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY
For Immediate Release

Attention: Community Listings & Event Media City Desks

Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City©

(TORONTO, October 14) On Friday, November 5, 2010, celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity with Honourary Event Chair George Stroumboulopoulos at the 17th Annual Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City©, for an evening of music and comedy with The Second City and The Wilderness of Manitoba. This event celebrates the great conservationist and visionary Charles Sauriol. It is one of Canada's largest environmental events and raises funds to continue Sauriol's work of keeping the country green by protecting conservation lands and green space in the Toronto region. All proceeds support The Conservation Foundation of Greater Toronto and Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust to protect ecologically significant lands.

WHAT: 17th Annual Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City©

  • Hosted by Emmanuel Belliveau, best known as the funny, handy and handsome designer & host of HGTV's "World's Greenest Homes" and "My Parents House."
  • Featured Performers:
  • The Second City: The Second City has been performing sketch comedy in front of audiences for nearly 50 years, making it the standard by which comedy and improv in North America is judged. Don't miss this unique performance created specifically for this event - you've never seen biodiversity portrayed in quite this way!
  • The Wilderness of Manitoba: Will Whitwham, Scott Bouwmeester, Stefan Banjevic and Melissa Dalton make up The Wilderness of Manitoba. Best known for their minimalist approach to music, The Wilderness of Manitoba has won over Canada's indie circuit simply through the strength of their voices and melodies.
  • Essay Contest Winner: Spencer McGregor, Ancaster ON: Ontario Nature's Writing and Art Contest, Youth Writing Awards 2009 was open to students in Grades 7 and 8. Spencer's essay entitled "Sensing Change" was awarded top prize.
  • Live and Silent Auction
  • The Living City and GreenSpace Awards

WHEN: Friday, November 5, 2010

            Reception starts at 6 p.m

            Dinner at 7 p.m

WHERE: International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, L4V 1E8

COST: $200 per person. Reservations required. Contact Helen Lee at 416-661-6600 ext 5276, sauriol_inquiries@trca.on.ca, or purchase online at www.charlessauriol.ca

SPONSORSHIPS: To become a sponsor visit www.charlessauriol.ca or contact Deb Martin-Downs at 416-661-6600 ext 5706 or sauriol_sponsorship@trca.on.ca

 

With more than 50 years of experience, TRCA helps people understand, enjoy and look after the natural environment. TRCA's 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 www.charlessauriol.ca

The Second City has been performing sketch comedy in front of audiences for over 49 years making it the standard by which comedy and improv in America is judged. So much talent has come from the ranks of the company's many theaters over the years, it reads like a who's who of contemporary American comedy. Some of their most well-known alumni are John Belushi, Gilda Radner,  John Candy, Mike Myers, Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert and Tina Fey to name a few.

 

 

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FOR MEDIA INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Toronto and Region Conservation
Rowena Calpito
(416) 661-6600 ext 5632
Email: rcalpito@trca.on.ca

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