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CALGARY, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - TD Bank Group kicks off the 2012 TD Summer Reading Club in Calgary, Alberta with 60 fifth and sixth grade students from Connaught School joining Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group at the Calgary Public Library.

With this year's theme of Imagine, TD is encouraging parents and children to let their creativity run wild as they explore the world of reading and continue to build strong reading habits over the summer months at public libraries across the country.

The national launch of the TD Summer Reading Club also marks the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Public Library. In celebration, TD Bank is donating $100,000 to the Calgary Public Library for its 'TD Sunday at the Library' centennial year initiative.

WHAT: TD Summer Reading Club Launch Event
WHO: Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group
Gerry Meek, C.E.O., Calgary Public Library
Dusan Petricic, Illustrator, TD Summer Reading Club 2012
Fabien Lengellé, Director, General Service Branch, Library and Archives Canada
Lisa Heggum, Children and Youth Advocate, Toronto Public Library
60 students from Connaught School
WHEN: Wednesday June 13, 2012
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Calgary Public Library
2nd Floor Central Branch
616 Macleod Trail S.E.
Calgary, AB

Photo Opportunities Available:

  • Connaught School children and Frank McKenna, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group reading with children
  • Connaught School children engaging in activities with TD Summer Reading Club 2012 award-winning illustrator, Dusan Petricic

TD Community Giving
TD invests in communities to make a positive impact where it does business and where our customers, clients and employees live and work. In 2011, TD donated over $66 million to support community organizations in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In Canada, we focus on Education and Financial Literacy, Creating Opportunities for Young People, and the Environment. For more information, please visit

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