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This week, Jodi Thesenvitz writes on the Health Communication Material Production Process, synthesizing for us information from Randall Pearce's presentation at THCU's recent workshop. Our related resources message will be sent out on Monday.

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SummerActive 2001


Highlight your calendars! This year SummerActive is being held between May 11 and June 22, 2001. This year's program promises to be filled with lots of exciting events and prizes! In Ontario, SummerActive 2001 is being run by Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO).

For more information on SummerActive 2001 visit

There are lots of prizes to win! Individuals are eligible for one of six grand prizes and one of five daily prizes presented through the Sun/Footlocker National Contest. SummerActive leaders will be winners too! By registering SummerActive events on-line, leaders and event organizers qualify for one of three weekly prizes!

Lots of great free materials are available to Ontario Leaders to help promote SummerActive in their communities. Host a local event or encourage residents of your community to get active! These resources can be ordered from the Ontario SummerActive office at (416) 426-7313 or or by linking to the national web site at and downloading the products or resources that are right for you.

Let's go Ontario and get SummerActive!

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chapter: 2001 Community Education Grant Competition Deadline Extended


The Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Ontario Chapter is pleased to announce its Spring 2001 Community Education Grant competition. To date, forty-eight grants totaling $920,000 have been awarded to community-based, breast cancer education projects in Ontario.

The Spring 2001 Grant Application Form and Guidelines are available on the CBCF website by going to

You can also request your Spring 2001 Grant Application Form and Guidelines by contacting Joel Heitin at (416) 596-6773 or 1-800-387-9816, extension 241.

* Fax requests should be sent to (416) 596-7857

* E-mail requests should be sent to

* Mailing Address: Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Chapter, 790 Bay Street, Suite 1000, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1N8

Grant mentors are available to help with questions about the application forms and process in the following communities:

* Thunder Bay

* Sault Ste. Marie

* Barrie

* London

* Brampton

* York Region

* Ottawa

Contact Joel Heitin at (416) 596-6773 or 1-800-387-9816, extension 241 for more information about grant mentors in these and other places in Ontario.

Please note:

* All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday April 24, 2001 (New Extended Deadline)

* Applications sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.


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