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Media Advisory - Peter Munk Cardiac Centre Hosts 1ST Annual Valentine's Day, HEART IN THE CITY


Media Advisory - Peter Munk Cardiac Centre Hosts 1ST Annual Valentine's Day, HEART IN THE CITY

In Support of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On February 14(th) Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) will host the 1(st) annual Valentine's Day, HEART IN THE CITY fundraising event in support of the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function at Yonge-Dundas Square from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Event activities include a projected light show featuring floating hearts and "messages of love" on a large outdoor screen.  Valentine messages can be purchased onsite for a minimum donation of $20.  Donations can be directly deposited into an interactive donation box with a large Plexiglas LED illuminated red heart.  As donations increase, so will the brightness of the heart.  Juno-nominated Canadian crooner Matt Dusk will entertain a lucky crowd with a LIVE performance from his latest CD "My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook", available in stores February 12(th).  Special guests will include Loretta Rogers, Dr. Vivek Rao, Head, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and Dr. Heather Ross, Director, Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function. The event will be hosted by Breakfast Television's Jennifer Valentyne. FREE Mother Parkers hot chocolate and Starbucks Coffee will be served.

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, ON

VIP Guests include:

_____________________________________________________________________ |Mrs. Loretta Rogers |Director of Rogers Communications Inc., | | |Rogers Cantel Mobile Communications Inc., and| | |Rogers Media Inc. | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Dr. Vivek Rao |Head, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, | | |Peter Munk Cardiac Centre | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Dr. Heather Ross |Director, Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in | | |Heart Function | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Dr. J. Bernard Gosevitz|Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of | | |Rogers Communications | |_______________________|_____________________________________________| |Louise Aspin |Vice President of Advancement, Toronto | | |General & Western Hospital Foundation | |_______________________|_____________________________________________|

NOTE TO MEDIA: Please check in at media tent upon arrival / A/V feed available

Schedule of events:

_____________________________________________________________________ |TIME |ACTIVITY | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:00 p.m. |VIP Guests Arrive | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:05 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.|Interview & photo opportunity with VIP guests | | |begin | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:15 p.m. |FREE Mother Parkers Hot chocolate and Starbuck | | |Coffee service begins | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:20 p.m. |VIP photo opp at Heart Donation Box | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:30 p.m. |Event begins | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:47 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.|Flash Mob* | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:50 p.m. |Official show begins | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:50 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.|Emcee, Jennifer Valentyne welcomes crowd & | | |introduces Matt Dusk | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |5:55 p.m. - 6:07 p.m.|Matt Dusk performs 1(st) set from his latest CD| | |"My Funny Valentine: The Chet Baker Songbook" | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:08 p.m. - 6:11 p.m.|Jennifer Valentyne introduces / interviews Dr. | | |Vivek Rao | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:12 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.|Jennifer Valentyne introduces / interviews Dr. | | |Heather Ross | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:16 p.m. - 6:18 p.m.|Jennifer Valentyne introduces / interviews | | |Loretta Rogers, Dr. Gosevitz | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:19 p.m. |Jennifer Valentyne thanks speakers & introduces| | |Matt Dusk 2(nd) set | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:20 p.m. - 6:32 p.m.|Matt Dusk 2(nd) set | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:32 p.m. |Jennifer Valentyne thanks Matt Dusk and Band | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:33 p.m. |Jennifer Valentyne thanks guests and crowd and | | |encourages donations to continue until 7:30 | | |p.m. | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:34 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.|Interview opportunity with VIPs and Matt Dusk | | |continues | |_____________________|_______________________________________________| |6:34 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.|Background music resumes / donations and | | |messages** of love | |_____________________|_______________________________________________|

*University of Toronto Dance Club lead by President Claudia Dzierbicki.  Approximately 50 dancers performing to a medley of songs: I Knew You Were Trouble (Taylor Swift), Good Time (Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen), Ain't No Mountain High Enough (Ashford & Simpson)

**Time of last donation for message to appear on screen is 7:20 p.m.

UHN's social media networks include: Twitter (@TGWHF and @PMCCCampaign) Facebook.com/TGWHF and Facebook.com/PeterMunkCardiacCentre

Note: please click the following link for original release http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1112841/peter-munk-cardiac-centre-hosts-1st-ann ual-valentine-s-day-heart-in-the-city

For media inquiries and to book interviews please contact: Megan Goldwell Manager, Corporate Partnerships and Special Projects Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation (416) 340-5240 megan.goldwell@uhn.ca

SOURCE: Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation

To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2013/13/c5138.html

CO: Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation ST: Ontario NI: HEA MED HEA

-0- Feb/13/2013 11:00 GMT

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