Media Advisory / Photo Opportunity: TELUS Unveils Toronto's First Corporate
Urban Community Garden
Organic produce grown will be donated to local charities, feed team
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
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
- 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
- Audrey Bayens, Member of the TELUS Toronto Green Team
- Green Thumbs Growing Kids
- 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
TELUS Media Relations
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