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Short Screenplay Festival Founder Cormican Jumps for Easter Seals Charity

Author: David Cormican

Published: 2010-08-09

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Canadian Short Screenplay Competition founder David Cormican issues challenge as part of Easter Seals 2010 Drop Zone challenge.

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The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition founder and producer, David Cormican, issues a challenge as part of the Easter Seals 2010 Drop Zone challenge.

The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition founder, David Cormican, and his team is committed to raising $3,000.00 in 2010 for Easter Seal, a charity committed to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities through Camp Easter Seal, a fully accessible camps, where kids and youth learn about themselves and the potential of their abilities. The facilities are designed to ensure that everyone, no matter their disability, has the support they need to have the time of their lives, gain confidence and a sense of independence, challenge themselves and cultivate meaningful friendships.

When asked about the drop zone jump, Cormican shares, "Last year was my first time jumping and I can honestly say the first step was the hardest part in getting over the ledge and trusting in the rope. After that, it was all about enjoying the moment while knowing through the generous donations raised that week there will be a lot of kids enjoying the (Easter Seal) camp experience".

"Raising the funds was the easy part. When people hear the cause, I hit my fundraising goal in no time". In 2009, Cormican raised over $1,600.00 towards Easter Seal in just under six days, with donations coming in from every corner across the country.

Cormican, also a board member for the Regina Downtown BID, will be rappelling down the side of the Hill Center Tower II in downtown Regina, SK as part of the 2010 Easter Seal Drop Zone Challenge along with his fellow team mate, fundraiser and mother, Gloria Cormican on August 31, 2010.

About Easter Seal and the Regina, SK Drop Zone Challenge 2010 For more than eighty years, Easter Seals, a registered charity, has been dedicated to serving Canadians with disabilities, striving to ensure that no one is left behind. More than 100,000 Canadians and their families annually access programs and services provided by Easter Seals organizations across Canada. In addition to camp and active living, Easter Seal services include the provision of specialized mobility and access equipment such as mobility aids, assistive technology, adaptive computers, augmentative communication devices and adaptations to homes and vehicles for wheelchair accessibility.

About The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition (CSSC) The Canadian Short Screenplay Competition, administered by Year of the Skunk Productions (Regina), and established in 2008, is the premiere script contest for short film screenplays. CSSC is the single-most competitive, prestigious, short screenplay festival in Canada, a champion for screenwriters everywhere and a launching pad for writers' professional careers.

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