PowerStream Inc.

PowerStream Inc.

March 02, 2009 15:37 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Barrie to Host World-Class Concert Event in Support of Earth Hour 2009

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - PowerStream Inc. -

ATTENTION: Assignment Desks

WHAT: The Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival presented by title sponsor
PowerStream Barrie Hydro Distribution is proud to announce a
world-class concert event happening in Barrie, Ontario in support
of the international event Earth Hour.

Earth Hour is a global climate change initiative run by
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) which calls on individuals and businesses
to turn off non-essential lighting for one hour on Saturday,
March 28th, 2009 between 8:30pm and 9:30pm. The aim of the campaign
is to demonstrate support for action on climate change and express
that individual action on a mass scale can help change our planet
for the better.

On Saturday, March 28th, 2009 people from Barrie, Simcoe County and
beyond are encouraged to come to Collier Street in downtown Barrie
(outside Barrie City Hall) to show their support for Earth Hour and
enjoy a free concert featuring amazing internationally renowned
talent to be announced at the press conference. The show itself will
run from 6:00pm to 8:30pm and will have something for the whole

Sponsors of the event include title sponsor PowerStream Barrie Hydro
Distribution, Media sponsors 'A' TV, Rock 95, 107.5 Kool FM and the
Barrie Advance. Other sponsors include the City of Barrie, TD Canada
Trust, BullFrog Power, Annis-Way Signs and Quality Print.

WHO: Gayle Rushton, Chair and founder of the Barrie Earth Hour Music
Councillor Andrew Prince, Barrie City Councillor
Brian Bentz, President and CEO of PowerStream
Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival Board Members

WHEN: 2:00 - 3:00pm, Wednesday, March 4, 2009

WHERE: Barrie City Hall Rotunda 70 Collier St., Barrie, ON

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Eric Fagen, Director, Corporate Communications
    (905) 532-4522 or 24/7 Media Line: (905) 532-4400
    Email: eric.fagen@powerstream.ca
    Earth Hour Music Festival
    Glenn Coulson, Event Producer
    (705) 795-3022
    Email: glenncoulson@sympatico.ca