Target and Pathways to Education Canada partner in support of 'healthy minds'

Target and Pathways to Education Canada partner in support of 'healthy minds' 
Canadian Football legend, Mike 'Pinball' Clemons, helps to make an exciting 
TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - On Thursday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m., Target and 
Pathways to Education - a charity that helps youth in low-income communities 
graduate from high school by providing them with mentoring, tutoring and 
financial assistance - are holding an exciting event in the heart of Toronto's 
Regent Park. 
Hosted by football legend, Michael "Pinball" Clemons, the event will feature 
Pathways students teaming up with chefs at cooking stations to create 
nutritious foods for attendees, which include Pathways graduates and community 
leaders. Festivities take place at Pathways' first location, which launched in 

    What:                             Target and Pathways to
                                      Education make an exciting
                                      announcement in support of the
                                      Pathways program. Photo and
                                      interview opportunities
    Who:                              The Honourable Glen Murray,
                                      Minister of Transportation and
                                      Infrastructure, MPP Toronto-
                                      Mike 'Pinball' Clemons,
                                      Canadian football legend
                                      Derek Jenkins, Senior Vice
                                      President, External Relations,
                                      Target Canada
                                      Vivian Prokop, President and
                                      CEO, Pathways to Education
                                      Pathways to Education students
                                      and alumni
    When:                            Thursday, January 23, 2014
                                      4:00 p.m.          Media and
                                      guest check-in
                                      4:15 p.m.          Opening
                                      4:20 p.m.          Remarks and
                                      4:25 p.m.          Remarks by
                                      Mike 'Pinball' Clemens
                                      4:40 p.m.          Cooking
                                      stations begin (making healthy
                                      food for attendees)
                                      5:20 p.m.          Photo op
                                      (guests have photos taken with
                                      6:00 p.m.          Event
    Where:                           Daniels Spectrum Building
                                      585 Dundas St. E. (Dundas and
                                      Regent Park)
                                     Toronto, ON
    Visuals:                          Special on-stage announcement
                                      hosted by Mike 'Pinball'
                                      Target and Pathways
                                      representatives rolling up
                                      their sleeves alongside
                                      Pathway students to help make
                                      healthy meals

About Pathways to Education Canada -

Pathways to Education Canada is a charitable organization that helps youth in 
low-income communities graduate high school and successfully transition into 
post-secondary education or training. Pathways addresses systemic barriers to 
education by providing leadership, expertise and a community-based program 
proven to lower dropout rates. Founded in 2001, Pathways operates in 13 
communities across Canada, with programs in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and 
Manitoba. Recently recognized with a 2013 World Innovation Summit for 
Education Award (WISE) for its innovative and effective work in education, 
Pathways plans to expand nationally and leverage its knowledge to serve more 
students across the country.

About Target -

Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,921 stores 
- 1,797 in the United States and 124 in Canada - and at Since 
1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through community grants and 
programs; today, that giving equals more than $4 million a week. For more 
information about Target's commitment to corporate responsibility, visit

SOURCE  Pathways to Education Canada 
Media inquiries: Pathways to Education, Sybil Eastman, Citizen, 647.975.7927,; Target, Lisa Gibson, Target Public 
Relations, 289.261.1221, Target Media Hotline, 612.696.3400 
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