TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2011) - Eight organizations, including local businesses and an educational institution, will receive awards from the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) for their support to Canada's Reserve Force.

When: Friday, February 11, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.
   
Where: Armour Heights Officers Mess
  Canadian Forces College
  215 Yonge Blvd., Toronto, Ont.
   
What: Canadian Forces Liaison Council Ontario Provincial Employer Support Awards
   
Who: Ms. Sonja Bata, Ontario Provincial Chair, CFLC, will present the awards to several local employers and an educational institution. Brigadier-General Fred Lewis, Commander Joint Task Force Central-Land Force Central Area, and Captain (Navy) James Cotter, Executive Director CFLC, will attend the ceremony.

Note to Editors/News Directors:

There will be photo/interview opportunities with recipients, who will be accompanied by the military members who nominated them for the awards. Media are asked to arrive between 6 p.m. and 6:15 p.m., and present themselves to Captain John-Hugh MacDonald.

Further information about CFLC or the Reserve Force Employer Support Program may be found on the Internet at www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

Contact Information: Land Force Central Area - Dept of National Defence
Lieutenant-Colonel Jenny Newton
Provincial Liaison Officer
(647) 269-6943
jenny.newton@forces.gc.ca
or
Alternatively, contact the CFLC Secretariat at
1-800-567-9908
cflc@forces.gc.ca
or
Captain John-Hugh MacDonald
Public Affairs Officer
416-633-6200 ext 5501