Media Advisory OVCN Pillar London Pre-launch

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Media Advisory OVCN Pillar London Pre-launch

  1. 1. MEDIA ADVISORYOntario Volunteer Centre Networkc/o Volunteer MBC, 7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3(905) 238-2622 x228ctw@ovcn.cahttp://ctw.ovcn.ca/ ChangeTheWorld Pre-Launch Event in London, Ont.Attention: Assignment deskMedia is invited to attend the pre-launch event for the 6th provincial-wide ChangeTheWorld - OntarioYouth Volunteer Challenge. ChangeTheWorld is a four-week campaign to get 30,000 youth aged 14 to18 years to volunteer from April 21 to May 20, 2013. This initiative is funded by the Ontario governmentin partnership with the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network. Pillar Nonprofit Network is hosting the pre-launch. Tweet @OVCNyouth and @PillarNN with #CTWyouth.Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.Location: Wolf Performance Hall – Central Library 251 Dundas Street London, Ont. N6A 6H9Visuals: There will be 300 students from the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) and London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) in attendance. Guest speakers include the directors of TVDSB and LDCSB, student speakers Daniel Alfaro from TVDSB (Saunders) and Samantha Green from LDCSB (St. Thomas Aquinas). Special guests include members of the London Lightning Basket Ball Team. Performances by London-based rock band, U-turn, Hip-Hop dance studio, O.N.E. and special guests are coming out to show support for youth volunteerism will be available for photography. ChangeTheWorld Advertisements are on several LTC Buses. One will be parked and available for photos from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. on King Street facing East between Clarence and Wellington Streets.Media Contacts:Fiona Yu, Communications & Outreach Coordinator, Ontario Volunteer Centre Network, ctw@ovcn.ca905-238-2622 ext. 228.Nicole St. John, Program & Event Coordinator, Pillar Nonprofit Network, 519-433-7876, cell 519-668-4456 -30-

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