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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Earth Day Celebration - Sunday, April 19/
Toronto Hydro Coordinates Major Tree Planting at Pine Point Park Photo and Interview OpportunityTORONTO, April 18 /CNW/ -What: Sixth annual tree planting - approximately 350 native trees and shrubs will be planted in Pine Point Park bringing the total to over 2,200! In addition to new plantings, the team will be taking part in the maintenance of last year's planting and cleaning the surrounding area of garbage and debris in support of Mayor Miller's 20-minute Makeover. Why: Toronto Hydro believes that trees are a vital tool in helping to battle climate change. Over the past few years, Toronto Hydro and its neighbours have been supporting the vision of a revitalized Taylor Massey Creek near its Underwriters work location. With a work site in the west end, the company added Pine Point Park to the planting activities. Who: More than 200 employees, friends and family of Toronto Hydro Corporation, City of Toronto and LEAF (Local Enhancement & Appreciation of Forests). When: Sunday, April 19, 2009 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: Pine Point Park - 15 Grieson Road, Etobicoke (Main intersection: N/E Highway 401 and Islington) ENTRANCE: Allenby Avenue and Grieson Road Shovels in hand - Interview/Photo Opportunities with VIPs: - Anthony Haines, President, Toronto Hydro-Electric System - Janette Harvey, Natural Environment Specialist, City of Toronto - Janet McKay, President, LEAF