The Economic Club of Toronto

The Economic Club of Toronto

April 17, 2007 13:47 ET

Media Advisory: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California to Receive Economic Club of Toronto Newsmaker of the Year Award

TORONTO, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - April 17, 2007) - The Economic Club of Toronto today announced that the Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, will be presented with the Economic Club of Toronto Newsmaker of the Year Award on Wednesday, May 30, 2007. Governor Schwarzenegger will also deliver, at that time, a keynote address to the Economic Club of Toronto's members and guests.

"We are delighted to be presenting this prestigious award to Governor Schwarzenegger", said Mark Adler, President and CEO of the Economic Club of Toronto. "Not only does he stand tall as the personification of the American dream with his success in business and entertainment, but he is also making his mark as Governor of America's largest state. Under his outstanding, passionate and courageous leadership, California has set the global gold standard on the great challenge of our time: creating and preserving a sustainable environment".

"Governor Schwarzenegger is a great visionary who has positioned California on the leading edge of the environmental economy. He is demonstrating to the world how we can protect the environment and at the same time enjoy a prosperous economy. I can think of a no more worthy candidate to receive the Economic Club of Toronto Newsmaker Award this year than Governor Schwarzenegger", said Mark Adler.

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Contact Information

  • Economic Club of Toronto
    Mark Adler
    President and CEO
    (416) 306-0899
    Email: adler@ecot.ca