Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

January 26, 2012 07:00 ET

Media Alert/Event Advisory: Children and Youth of Regent Park Celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

$7-million renovation make state-of-the-art facility the cornerstone of Regent Park's revitalization

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2012) -

Attention News/Photo/Assignment Editors

Editors note: A photo for this press release is available on the Canadian Press picture wire via Marketwire.

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs, Miles and Kelly Nadal Youth Centre celebrates its grand re-opening today at its 101 Spruce Street location - where it has served the community since 1936. The new state-of-the-art facility doubles the previous space and increases daily enrollment from 125 to 180 and includes an indoor climbing wall, basketball facility, dance studio and performance spaces.

Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs, Miles and Kelly Nadal Youth Centre will continue to provide a safe, supportive and fun space where children and youth from the Regent Park community can experience new opportunities, build positive relationships and develop confidence.

WHAT: Grand Re-Opening of the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs, Miles and Kelly Nadal Youth Centre
WHERE: 101 Spruce Street
Toronto, ON M5A 2J3
(Gerrard Street East and Parliament Street)
WHEN: Thursday, January 26, 2012
4:00 p.m. Photo Opportunity/Interview Opportunity
(Tours of the new facility available between 4:15 - 5:00 pm)
WHO: Ian Edward, executive director, Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs
Miles Nadal, CEO, MDC Partners Inc.
Joe Elkerton, president, Kiwanis Club of Toronto

Photo Available:

  • Ribbon cutting with Ian Edward, Miles & Kelly Nadal, Joe Elkerton and children from the Regent Park community
  • Youth taking part in after-school activities in the Miles & Kelly Nadal Youth Centre

About Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs

The Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs (the Club) is a member organization of Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada. Founded in 1921 by the Kiwanis Club of Toronto, the Club has been providing a safe place for after-school, evening and school break programs. The Club serves 1,100 children and youth in the Regent Park, Cabbagetown and Trinity Bellwoods communities annually. With a rich 75-year history the Club has helped over 50,000 children discover, develop and achieve their potential by providing a continuum of after-school programs and services for children and youth between the ages of six to 18. The Club, a United Way member agency, is a leading non-profit provider of programs that support the healthy physical, education and social development of Toronto's children and youth. Sixty-nine percent of the Club's families earn less than 20 thousand dollars annually. To donate to the Toronto Kiwanis Boys & Girls Clubs, or for more information please visit www.believeinkids.ca.

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