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May 14, 2009 17:04 ET

PinkSlipParty.ca Responds to Overwhelming Demand and Announces 2nd Event in Toronto and Premiere Event in Montreal

- Mid-Senior Level Professional, Recruiters and their Friends will join together to Network and Have Fun while Helping Others - Simultaneous events will be held in Toronto and Montreal on Monday June 8, 2009 - R.S.V.P. at www.pinkslipparty.ca

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) - (www.pinkslipparty.ca) PinkSlipParty.ca is pleased to support the Toronto and Montreal professionals communities by hosting not one, but two simultaneous events. The second pinkslipparty.ca event in Toronto and its' first ever in Montreal will both be held on Monday June 8, 2009. Toronto's Globe Bistro has generously agreed to again host the Toronto event, and the Montreal event will be at Montreal's Cavalli Restaurant.

PinkSlipParty.ca is an evening offering great networking opportunities, connecting those who have been, or are about to be 'pink slipped' and their friends, with HR and executive recruiters from companies from a wide variety of industries, in a relaxed and social environment.

"After our first pinkslipparty.ca event in Toronto we experienced overwhelming requests from pinkslippers, their friends and executive recruiters for events in cities across Canada and a second event in Toronto" said Jean Treadwell, volunteer organizer. "We decided that holding the first ever pinkslipparty.ca event in Montreal the same night we held our second event in Toronto was the perfect way to support our professional colleagues in Montreal with the same relaxed environment for mid-senior level professionals to come together and expand their networks and add a little fun to the job hunting process."

The events will be held on Monday June 8th, 2009 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. For those in Toronto - Globe Bistro has again generously agreed to host the event. In Montreal, head over to Cavalli's - one of Montreal's most sophisticated and stylish restaurants. Cost for attendees is $20 at the door plus a cash bar, with all net proceeds going to Project Winter Survival, a volunteer organization that provides winter survival kits with basic necessities to the homeless.

When you register at the door, you will receive a colour-coded bracelet that will identify you as a jobseeker (wearing the pink bracelets), executive recruiters and professionals from companies looking to hire (wearing the green bracelets) or even performance coach or supportive friend (wearing the blue bracelets), so that you can network with the people that matter to you.

For details and to R.S.V.P for either Montreal or Toronto go to: www.pinkslipparty.ca

About PinkSlipParty.ca - a volunteer endeavor with the purpose of bringing a little fun to the job search process. Behind PinkSlipParty.ca are:

Globe Bistro (Toronto) www.globebistro.com - Taking neighbourhood dining to the next level, Globe features and innovative Canadian menu highlighting local seasonal ingredients and wines - Think Global. Eat Local.

Cavalli (Montreal) www.ristorantecavalli.com - Restaurant Cavalli is a beacon of glamour and culinary sophistication in the heart of downtown Montreal. Cavalli's elegant decor and stylish clientele are the perfect compliment to an intrepid cuisine that has fast become a favorite with discriminating diners.

Mason Group - www.masongroup.ca - specializes in accounting and finance recruiting for all industries. What differentiates The Mason Group is our very tenured team of professional accountants/recruiters to take you levels deeper within the hidden candidate and job market place. This makes us uniquely qualified to complete individualized searches for our clients and candidates on both a permanent and contract basis.

VLAAD and Co. - www.vlaadco.com - Vlaad & Company is an executive search firm focused on working with clients and candidates for their recruitment needs within the Canadian Capital Markets. Our searches are focused in investment banking, research, sales & trading, corporate finance, corporate development, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital.

workharmony - www.workharmony.ca - is an expert in flexible employment. Offering non-traditional recruitment and providing innovative employment solutions for companies and contract employment opportunities for mid to high-level professionals.

Marketwire - www.marketwire.com - is a full service partner to public relations investor relations and marketing communication professionals seeking premiere news distribution, media management, multimedia and monitoring solutions. The only fully integrated North America-based global newswire, Marketwire offers innovative products and services to help communication professionals maximize their effectiveness while ensuring accuracy and best practices.

Debbie Travis www.debbietravis.com - the home decorating icon, is an award-winning television producer, has hosted three highly successful television series, is the author of eight best-selling books and has a branded product line at Canadian Tire.

Treadwell & Co. Design www.treadesign.com - Industrial design and product development services since 1994, Treadwell has designed products from air fresheners to medical imaging devices. Clients include international companies such as Acer Computer and Philips, with North American based clients such as Imax and Pharoslife. Every day thousands of people use Treadwell designed products in their homes, at their place of work and when they are entertained.

DAZZ - founded with the mission of providing website design, development and deployment services which are affordable for small businesses, organizations and charities.

Project Winter Survival - www.projectwintersurvival.org - Project Winter Survival and their team of volunteers & donors have assembled and distributed over 10,000 winter survival kits over the past 7 years. These kits provide warmth and essential supplies needed for the homeless and less fortunate to survive on the streets and can make the difference between life and death.

Christine Selby-Munro - an energetic mother of 3 who is gearing up to re-enter the work force on a full time basis, her experience includes; management, strategic planning, fiscal and P&L responsibility, HR, marketing, and special event planning and spans both corporate and not-for-profit.

Debbie Sands - has a technical marketing and support background at IBM. Her expertise and passion involves bringing people and ideas together for a common goal. She is a mother of 2 teen-aged children and a highly active member in her community.

Milla Craig - after 14 years as an institutional equity sales representative in Montreal, Milla Craig works with corporations and institutional investors helping them understand and benefit from sustainability issues/investment opportunities.

Noah Budd - a recent Concordia University graduate, majoring in Economics. He held an administrative position at The Royal Bank of Canada's full-service brokerage, Dominion Securities, for over two and a half years, while obtaining two professional certifications. He is currently enrolled in the CFA course.

Jean Treadwell - a senior investor relations, business operations and intelligence professional with extensive experience with mid and large-size organizations such as Nortel and Patheon. Mom to two fabulous kids, this event is the fourth fund-raising event created by Jean to help others in the local community.

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