The Toronto Community Foundation-led program is engaging residents young and old to improve the sense of belonging and safety in their neighbourhood.

St James Town participated in an innovative collaborative partnership – Recipe for Community – led by Toronto Community Foundation and the City of Toronto Office of Partnerships as shown in this video:

You're Invited: Celebrate St. James Town Community Improvements Dec. 10, 2011

You're Invited: Celebrate St. James Town Community Improvements Dec. 10, 2011

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Celebrate St. James Town Community Improvements

Saturday, December 10
11:30 a.m.

Wellesley Community Centre,
495 Sherbourne St., Meeting Room A
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Come join the St. James Town community to celebrate the result of more than $500,000 in public and private investments.

Improvements of St. James Town community include:

  • refurbished basketball court,
  • beautification of outdoor spaces,
  • community amphitheatre,
  • carpentry and business programs

The highlights of this celebratory event will be:

  • showcasing the final components of the program
  • unveiling of a mural
  • book launch and
  • bike contest presentation

Please click here for the details of the above improvements and more info about the Recipe for Community of St James Town.

You're Invited: Celebrate St. James Town Community Improvements

You're Invited: Celebrate St. James Town Community Improvements

Enjoy!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

December 9, 2011

Recipe for Community celebration – book launch, mural unveiling, bike contest winners

The City of Toronto, together with representatives of the Toronto Community Foundation, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Team Up Foundation, ING DIRECT and Toronto Community Housing, will join the St. James Town community to celebrate the result of more than $500,000 in public and private investments. Improvements include a refurbished basketball court, beautification of outdoor spaces, a community amphitheatre, as well as carpentry and business programs. The final components of the program will be showcased with the unveiling of a mural, a book launch and bike contest presentation.

Date: Saturday, December 10
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Wellesley Community Centre, 495 Sherbourne St., Meeting Room A

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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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