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Can Public Relations CPR red carpet Gala for non-profit organization Social Services Network, benefiting mental health announcement:

Richmond Hill: Sheraton Parkway Hotel is the location for a high profiled, Bollywood themed charity gala, set for Sept.29.2012, organized by the. Social Services Network (SSN), a non-profit serving the South Asian community. The SSN’s second annual fundraising gala will benefiting mental health program at Markham Stouffville hospital .

The evening will be hosted by Miss Universe Canada, featuring performances from elite Canadian acts which include: singer Margo, also known as the face of aloft Hotels, Lily Singh, who is a viral youtube comedian, guitarist Maneli Jamal. Besides a night filled with entertainment, guests will be treated with over a $1000 of giveaways each.

The event will also include a three-course meal, speeches from key board members of Social Services Network and award recognition to key contributors and Canadian media personalities that include CP24 anchor, Gurdeep Ahluwalia.

With the support of United Way of York Region (UWYR), the non-‐profit organization was officially launched in 2004, with a primary focus on seniors, youth, women and men who require cultural intervention programs, health promotion, research and community outreach.

“We are looking forward to a wonderful evening focused on promoting Mental Health in our communities,” said Dr. Naila Butt, Executive Director of Social Services Network. “Mental Health knows no nationality, culture, gender, community, race, socio-economic status, or profession. It is important we continue to develop programs that focus on reducing stigma of mental illness and increase awareness about mental health, understand the important relationship between a healthy mind and our body and empowering and supporting the community towards acheiving this goal.”

The fundraising objectives are to raise $100,000, with proceeds going towards the Markham Stouffville Hospital foundation and the South Asian community, the largest visible minority in the GTA, to develop new programs as well as enhancing existing ones.

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Naushad Hirji

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Can Public Relations (CPR)


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