Media Advisory: Volunteers to be honoured for their dedication|
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Mayor David Miller and City of Toronto will present 12 individuals and one
group with a Toronto Community Service Volunteers Award.
The awards celebrate the work of people who make a difference in Toronto by
giving their personal time, energy and skills.
Date: Tuesday, December 9
Time: Awards presentation - 5 p.m.
Reception - 6 p.m.
Place: Toronto City Hall Council Chamber
100 Queen St. W.
The award winners in each category are:
Children and youth services - Angela Marchese, Sahar Badawy and Cassandra Lord
Community development and community centres - Roger Roberts and Garth Yarde
Community and public health services - SACC (Sexual Assault Care Centre) Web
site team and Josephine George
Immigrant and newcomer services - Miranda Pinto and Peter Sealy
Seniors services - Alex Gorlick and Dorothy MacKinnon
Housing and homelessness - Mark Shapiro and Michael Boismier
Eric Gam, commissioner of Community and Neighbourhood Services will be master
of ceremonies for the event. A reception will be held in the Members' Lounge
following the awards presentation.
For more information, visit http://www.toronto.ca/volunteer_awards or call
416-397-4157 (TTY: 416-338-0889). For multilingual services, call Access
Judy Brooks, Community Development Officer, 416-392-5679
Tanya Imola, Protocol Officer, 416-392-6745