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Award-Winning Broadcaster Linda Sims Coming to Empire Theatre

October 10, 2008

Loyalist College Brings Gemini Award-Winning Broadcaster Linda Sims to Empire Theatre, Tuesday, October 28

Loyalist College is pleased to present Linda Sims, at the College’s Prime Time 55+ event being held on October 28 at 7:00 at the Empire Theatre. The Gemini Award-Winning CTV business editor will address “The Great Unwinding”, highlighting how the bursting of the credit bubble is hitting our companies, our markets and our retirement dreams. In support of this timely topic she will draw on her 20 plus years of experience in covering the top business stories and talking with hundreds of business leaders and analysts to discuss current challenges.

Linda Sims has an impressive résumé that includes more than 500 interviews with top CEOs, market leaders, innovators, and public figures. From more than a decade on CBC’s premier business program, VENTURE, to her years as business anchor on CTV’s Canada AM Newsnet, and now reporting on the markets for Business News Network, she is known for going beyond the headlines. Ms. Sims will provide context for the often-confusing events of the day. She will cut through the business buzzwords and provide a presentation that is informative, insightful, thought-provoking and entertaining.

“Loyalist College is pleased to welcome such an esteemed presenter as part of our Prime Time 55+ program,” said Tom Malloy, Dean of Skills Training, Access and Continuing Education. “The Prime Time 55+ series of courses and speaker events was initiated to offer relevant, interesting and entertaining learning avenues for individuals in the over 55 sector. The presentation by Linda Sims promises to be an evening that our community will find enlightening, enjoyable and relevant to the current economic marketplace.”

For further information regarding the evening with Linda Sims please contact Ted Reid at (613) 969-1913, ext. 2309 or e-mail: treid@loyalistc.on.ca.

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Media Contact:  Marilyn Warren, Communications, Loyalist College (613) 969-1913, ext. 2332 or Tom Malloy, Dean of Skills Training, Access and Continuing Education, (613) 332-1743, ext. 223

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