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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - RBC Run for the Kids to support youth mental health/

Thursday, September 19, 2013

/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - RBC Run for the Kids to support youth mental health/

09:00 EDT Thursday, September 19, 2013

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ -

         
WHAT:       The first annual two-day event that includes a 5-kilometre family fun run and 25- kilometre run in support of youth mental health at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Saturday will feature a Nickelodeon supported FunZone for participants.

Funds raised at the event will help establish the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook, a one-of-a-kind pilot service that will help youth and their families navigate the complex mental health care system in Canada.
         
WHEN:       Saturday, September 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, September 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
         
WHO:       Saturday's 5K event will include appearances and performances by:
  • The SpongeBob BMX Team
  • Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob, Blues Clues and The Wonder Pets
  • RBC Olympic athletes: Jennifer Botterill, Heather Hamilton, Kevin Rempel and Greg Westlake
  • Brooklyn Roebuck, winner of The Next Star Canada
  • Dr. Anthony Levitt, co-chair of the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook and psychiatrist
  • Dr. Barry McLellan, President & CEO, Sunnybrook Hospital
  • Jamie Anderson, Deputy Chair, RBC Capital Markets & RBC Children's Mental Health Executive Champion
Sunday's 25K event will include appearances by:
  • Dr. Anthony Levitt, co-chair of the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook and psychiatrist
  • Dr. Barry McLellan, president & CEO, Sunnybrook
  • Jamie Anderson, Deputy Chair, RBC Capital Markets & RBC Children's Mental Health Executive Champion
         
WHERE:       Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Parking Lot 20
     

 

 

SOURCE: RBC

For further information:

Tanya Dodaro, ON Q Communications Inc, 416 725-8020
Rima Maamari, ON Q Communications Inc, 416 566-0797
Jackie Braden, Director, Communications, RBC, 416 974-1724, jackie.braden@rbc.com
Nadia Radovini, Communications Advisor, Sunnybrook, 416 480-4040 or event day
416 671-9147, Nadia.radovini@sunnybrook.ca

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