Greater Essex County District School Board 451 Park Street West, Windsor ON N9A 6K1
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2013
Contact: Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury
Phone: 519-255-3200 ext. 10224
Inspiring Environmental Stewardship
- GECDSB annual EcoSchools training day -
Students and staff from every school in the Greater Essex County District School Board will receive equal parts information and inspiration at their annual EcoSchools Training Day, Thursday, Nov. 21st at the Ciociaro Club in Tecumseh.
Marc Kielburger, who co-founded the Free the Children organization and Me to We movement with his brother Craig, will be the featured keynote speaker at 8:45 a.m. He will launch the day’s proceedings with a call to action for young people to save the world through environmental activism.
Award winning underwater photographer and film maker Rob Stewart will conclude the day’s activities at 2:00 p.m. His documentary Sharkwater has focused the world’s attention on the plight of sharks as a result of indiscriminate fishing.
Between these outstanding presentations, Training Day participants will attend a series of workshops to help them do The Right Thing for the Planet at their school and in their communities.
For more information, contact Public Relations Officer Scott Scantlebury @ 519-255-3200 ext. 10224 or 519-995-5797. Please submit individual interview requests for Marc Kielburger or Rob Stewart by Wednesday Nov. 20.