Tomorrow Toronto's Twelve Awards Will be Given to Long-Term Care Volunteers

Tomorrow Toronto's Twelve Awards Will be Given to Long-Term Care Volunteers

Tomorrow the City of Toronto will present twelve awards to groups and individuals who have generously donated their time, energy and skills to improve the lives of residents of the City of Toronto’s 10 directly operated long-term care homes.

Furthermore, the Mary Ellen Glover Award will be presented to a resident who makes a positive difference for fellow residents through leadership activities.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

April 8, 2011

City honours outstanding long-term care volunteers

At a ceremony at Toronto City Hall, Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday (Ward 3 Etobicoke Centre), on behalf of Mayor Rob Ford, will honour volunteers who have improved the lives of residents of the City of Toronto’s 10 directly operated long-term care homes by generously donating their time, energy and skills. Twelve awards will be presented to groups and individuals from every part of the city.

Date: Monday, April 11
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Members Lounge, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

These volunteers visit residents and support a wide range of services, including arts and gardening programs, therapeutic activities, cultural and religious activities and special events. Each year, the Mary Ellen Glover Award is also presented to a resident who makes a positive difference for fellow residents through leadership activities.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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