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  announcement  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  2001.        What:                             Target and Pathways to                                       Education make an exciting                                       announcement in support of the                                       Pathways program. Photo and                                       interview opportunities                                       available     Who:                              The Honourable Glen Murray,                                       Minister of Transportation and                                       Infrastructure, MPP Toronto-                                       Centre                                       Mike 'Pinball' Clemons,                                       Canadian football legend                                       Derek Jenkins, Senior Vice                                       President, External Relations,                                       Target Canada                                       Vivian Prokop, President and                                       CEO, Pathways to Education                                       Canada                                       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                                       remarks                                       4:20 p.m.          Remarks and                                       announcement                                       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                                       Pinball)                                       6:00 p.m.          Event                                       concludes     Where:                           Daniels Spectrum Building                                       585 Dundas St. E. (Dundas and                                       Regent Park)                                      Toronto, ON     Visuals:                          Special on-stage announcement                                       hosted by Mike 'Pinball'                                       Clemons                                       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  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  CO: Target Canada ST: Ontario NI: EDU *