The following news articles feature many of the community initiatives Active Green + Ross has been involved with in the past.

Welcome To Canada Festa

Welcome to Canada Festa 2008Another successful Welcome to Canada Festa. The event was co-chaired by Ralph Chiodo & OPP Commissioner Julian Fantino to raise funds for the PIER 21 Society.   There was a wide variety of food prepared by notable chefs and served by national and local celebrities. Pier 21 is Canada's immigration museum and is located in Halifax. This national historic site was the landing place for one million immigrants from 1928-1971.

The Ralph & Rose Chiodo Harbourside Gallery – Pier 21 Halifax – August 2008

Harbourside GalleryUna Casetta in Canada, the name of the exhibit at Pier 21, Canada’s Immigration Museum. The gallery and its Una Casetta in Canada exhibit celebrates the story of Ralph and Rose Chiodo and the stories of other immigrants who came to Canada to realize their dreams and build a new home. “Ralph and Rose have an inspiring story,” says Kim Reinhardt, Pier 21’s chief curator. “The exhibit celebrates their success, generosity and the contributions they have made to this wonderful country. Their story will always be a part of this place. I hope they know they can always come home to Pier 21.”

Annual Toronto Ribfest – Canada Day Weekend

Ribfest 2008Active Green + Ross is proud to be a major sponsor of the Toronto Ribfest, one of the largest Canada Day celebrations in Toronto. It is held over the long weekend at Centennial Park in Etobicoke. Year after year, this popular event put on by the Rotary Club of Etobicoke attracts over 100,000 visitors who come to enjoy live music, succulent ribs and much more… Ralph Chiodo President of Active Green + Ross is a Member of the Rotary Club of Etobicoke and Chairman of the event. All proceeds from this fundraising event are returned back to the community through charitable organizations who receive donations from the Rotary Club of Etobicoke.