Summer Safety for Children: Promotion by Provincial Firefighters and the Toronto Blue Jays

Summer Safety for Children: Promotion by Provincial Firefighters and the Toronto Blue Jays

Today, Toronto Blue Jays player John McDonald and Blue Jays President Paul Beeston will help 200 provincial fire departments to promote summer safety for school aged children at Toronto Fire Services Station 333, 207 Front Street E. (parking on site), 12:15 p.m.

Toronto Fire Chief William Stewart, Fire Marshal of Ontario Ted Wieclawek and Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs’ President Tim Beckett will also be present to kick off the summer safety campaign.

As part of the summer safety promotion, both Blue Jays mascot Ace and Toronto Fire Services mascot Sparky will greet Market Lane Public School students who will be attending this event.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

May 26, 2011

Firefighters and the Toronto Blue Jays promote summer safety

City of Toronto firefighters have joined with 200 provincial fire departments to promote summer safety for school aged children. This campaign kick-off is organized by the Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council. On hand will be Toronto Blue Jays player John McDonald, Blue Jays President Paul Beeston, Toronto Fire Chief William Stewart, Fire Marshal of Ontario Ted Wieclawek and Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs’ President Tim Beckett.

Date: Friday, May 27
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Location: Toronto Fire Services Station 333, 207 Front Street E. (parking on site)

Students from Market Lane Public School will be in attendance and will have an opportunity to meet with John McDonald, Blue Jays mascot Ace, and Toronto Fire Services mascot Sparky.

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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