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Holland Bloorview commemorates this year's Circle of Honours' recipients

The Circle of Honour Awards are Holland Bloorview's highest honour, recognizing outstanding contributions to the field of childhood disability. Each recipient has demonstrated leadership in the advancement this field on provincial, national or global levels. Holland Bloorview commemorates their achievements by awarding them at the Celebration of Excellence. This year, the Circle of Honour welcomes six new recipients.

Who:

Peter Chirico, One Kids Place Children's Treatment Centre – Advocacy
Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled – Advocacy
TVOKids and TVO parents.com – Education
Dr. Patricia McKeever, Bloorview Research Institute – Research
Capital One – Philanthropy
Sam and Sarah El Raheb – Philanthropy

When:

June 19, 2013
Welcome 4 p.m.
Year in review 4:10 p.m.
Farewell to trustees 4:15 p.m.
Circle of Honour Award presentations 4:20 p.m.

Where:

Holland Bloorview's cafeteria
150 Kilgour Road, Toronto, Ontario M4G 1R8

Visuals:

Opportunities for photos. The videos of the award recipients will be available online Thursday June 20.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada's largest children's rehabilitation hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. We pioneer treatments, technologies, therapies and real-world programs that give children with disabilities the tools to participate fully in life. Every year, we see about 7,000 children with about 600 inpatient admissions and 58,000 outpatient visits.

For more information: Kathy Foisey, communications assistant, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, 416-425-6220 ext.3310, kfoisey@hollandbloorview.ca.