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Press release from CNW Group

MEGA Bloks - Media invite

Thursday, October 04, 2012

MEGA Bloks - Media invite16:09 EDT Thursday, October 04, 2012Event: Mega Bloks presents the "MEGA Mural" to the Miriam Foundation, Montreal foundation dedicated to helping people with autism and developmental disabilities to lead fulfilling lives. Date: Friday, October 5th, 2012 Time: 1:30PM to 2:00PM (EST)Location: Miriam Foundation, 5329 Ferrier, Montreal, QC H4P 1M1.      MONTREAL, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Come join the Mega Bloks team as they deliver their "MEGA Mural" to the devoted volunteers, staff and children at the Miriam Foundation.What is the MEGA Mural?Mega Bloks created the ultimate (and philanthropic) building experience at this year's Montreal Comiccon (September 14th to 16th), by transforming a section of their booth into a community build wall -- the MEGA Mural. Mega Bloks invited Comiccon guests to visit their booth to add as many blocks as they wished to the MEGA Mural in order to help build a giant Mega Bloks Power Rangers Red Ranger Mask.Mega Bloks, an active supporter of organizations dedicated to autism, would like to reward the Miriam Foundation with the MEGA Mural for their dedication to children and families affected by autism and many other disabilities.The Miriam Foundation believes that every person deserves quality professional services, family support, social connections and the opportunity to realize his or her unique potential.Media is invited to attend the presentation of the MEGA Mural at 1:30pm (EDT) on Friday, October 5th at Miriam Foundation, where MEGA Man (Mega Bloks mascot) will be available on-site for photo-ops with children and parents from the foundation.About MEGA Brands MEGA Brands is a trusted family of leading global brands in construction toys, games & puzzles, arts & crafts and stationery. They offer engaging creative experiences for children, families and collectors through innovative, well-designed, affordable and high-quality products. Visit: megabrands.com for more information. The MEGA logo, Mega Bloks, RoseArt, MEGA Puzzles, MEGA Games and Board Dudes are trademarks of MEGA Brands Inc. or its affiliates. For more information, visit http://www.megabrands.com/About Miriam FoundationThe Miriam Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that greater insight and new research will improve the quality of life for all those affected with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and developmental disabilities. We are committed to raising and investing funds and providing the leadership required to:Create and support developmental, clinical, vocational, residential and respite programs for children and adults living with ASDs and developmental disabilities.Offer education and training to professionals, caregivers and family members.Foster specialized research focusing on improving diagnosis and developing new treatments and interventions for people with ASDs and developmental disabilities.Deliver social and recreational activities to promote inclusion.For more information on the Miriam Foundation, visit http://www.miriamfoundation.ca/SOURCE: MEGA BRANDS INC.For further information: Tanya Furci-Argento Communications Specialist - MEGA Brands Tel: (514) 333-5555 ext. 2507 tanyafa@megabrands.com