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TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Scotiabank President and Chief Executive Officer, Rick Waugh will rack up the balls for a charity pool game tomorrow with Susan McIsaac, Vice-President of Resource Development, United Way of Greater Toronto, as Scotiabank announces its largest-ever United Way donation.Who: Rick Waugh, President and CEO, Scotiabank, 2006 United Way Campaign Chair Susan McIsaac, Vice-President Resource Development, United Way of Greater Toronto Scotiabank Employees and Volunteers What: Scotiabank announces their largest-ever donation to United Way of Greater Toronto Where: The Academy of Spherical Arts 38 Hannah Avenue, Toronto 416-532-2782 When: Wednesday, February 7, 2007 Photo Op: Opening break at 5:30 p.m. sharp Why: Scotiabank's contribution to the largest United Way Campaign to date, was the most successful ever. This year, United Way of Greater Toronto raised a record $106.8 million for the community and Scotiabank's President & CEO Rick Waugh chaired this campaign. The cheque presentation and photo op begin the Scotiabank/United Way award ceremony that celebrates the achievements of the hundreds of Scotiabank volunteers who made the 2006 fundraising campaign an enormous success.Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2005 the Bank provided more than $40 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of healthcare, education and social services. Scotiabank is on the World Wide Web at www.scotiabank.com.
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