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June 15, 2007
Media Advisory: True Davidson Acres Home for the Aged celebrates gay pride
  
On Saturday, June 16 residents of True Davidson Acres Home for the Aged will raise a rainbow flag to celebrate Pride Week and support the home’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) seniors.

Join our residents, local clergy, members of the Senior Pride Network, staff and community organizations at this celebration. The festivities will include music, raffles, a barbecue and an opportunity for guests to celebrate True Davidson Acres and its residents of all cultures, faiths and sexual orientations.

Date: Saturday, June 16
Key Times: flag-raising at 2:45 p.m.
dance at 3 p.m.
BBQ at 4:30 p.m.
Location: True Davidson Acres, 200 Dawes Rd.

Toronto Homes for the Aged is committed to providing care and services that respect, support and enable every resident to have the highest level of independence and quality of life. Connections with our neighbours and the surrounding community play a major part in making this vision a reality for the residents who call our homes home. True Davidson Acres is one of three Toronto Homes for the Aged that have developed a gay-positive culture and services for LGBT residents.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Greg O’Grady, Manager, Programs & Services, Toronto Homes for the Aged, 416-397-0360, gogrady@toronto.ca


 

 

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