Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

November 21, 2006 09:00 ET

Reminder: Dolly Parton to Launch Canadian Imagination Library

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Assignment Editor, Education Editor, Lifestyle Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 21, 2006) - News media are invited to attend the official Canadian launch celebration of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library on November 21 in Toronto. The Imagination Library, a partnership of The Dollywood Foundation and Invest in Kids, sends a new, age-appropriate book to participating children every month from birth until age five.

Details are as follows, with specific photo opportunities including Dolly:

* Reading a passage from one of the Imagination Library books to a kindergarten class
* Presenting the first Imagination Library book to a Canadian infant and her mother
* Singing some of her most popular songs including 9 to 5
* Giving a rare performance of I Will Always Love You with her guitar

When:

12:00 - 1:15 p.m. (Dolly enters at 12:35 p.m.)
Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Where:

St. Lawrence Hall
157 King St. East, Toronto, Ontario
(647) 438-2156

The launch celebration will include performances by Dolly, food and drinks, brief remarks from Invest in Kids, and a Q&A session with the audience. Invest in Kids spokespeople will be available for interviews before and after the event, and select, pre-registered media may pose questions to Dolly during the audience Q&A.

To participate in the Q&A, please register for the event with the media contact below; requests will be fulfilled on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional background information and print-ready visuals are also available at www.calexis.com/dolly. IN: EDUCATION, ENTERTAINMENT

Contact Information

  • Michael Corcoran, Calexis Advertising
    Primary Phone: 416-529-5709
    E-mail: mike@calexis.com