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Media Advisory / Photo Opportunity: TELUS Unveils Toronto's First Corporate Urban Community Garden

Media Advisory / Photo Opportunity: TELUS Unveils Toronto's First Corporate  Urban Community Garden  Organic produce grown will be donated to local charities, feed team members  TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/14 --   On Wednesday June 4, 2014 during National Environment Week, TELUS will unveil the city's first corporate urban garden to generate fresh, local, organic produce for charitable organizations in the Greater Toronto Area and TELUS team members. Distinguished guests will attend the launch at TELUS House Toronto, a LEED Gold-certified development in the downtown core, and learn about the extensive sustainability work undertaken to bring this garden to life.   Join our curator for a rooftop garden tour, discover TELUS' best practices in sustainability and hear details about how TELUS plans to offer employees hands-on educational workshops to help advance their health and wellness.   As a part of TELUS' commitment to the community, the TELUS Toronto Community Board will present a cheque to Green Thumbs Growing Kids - a Greater Toronto Area-based non-profit registered charity that works with underprivileged urban children, youth and their families to teach them about growing and preparing fresh foods in an environmentally sustainable manner.   Note to editors: Your reporters and photographers are invited to attend.         When:        Wednesday, June 4, 2014                                                      9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.                                           Where:       TELUS House Toronto                                                          25 York Street, Toronto, ON                                                  Third floor reception                                             Who:                                                                                      - Andrea Goertz, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives,                 and Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, TELUS                 - Rod Phillips, Chair of the TELUS Toronto Community Board and                 Postmedia Network Canada Corp. Board Chair                                 - Renee Nadeau, Urban Garden Consultant and TELUS House Toronto                Garden Curator                                                             - Audrey Bayens, Member of the TELUS Toronto Green Team                      - Green Thumbs Growing Kids                                       Photo Opportunity:                                                                          - TELUS House Toronto rooftop corporate urban Garden Curator,                  Renee Nadeau leading garden tour                                           - Rod Phillips, TELUS Toronto Community Board Chair presenting                 cheque to Green Thumbs Growing Kids                               Contacts: Emma Miller TELUS Media Relations (647)-464-6817 emma.miller@telus.com