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April 26, 2011
City to recognize community recreation volunteers for their contributions in Toronto and East York District
  
Councillor Gord Perks (Ward 14 Parkdale-High Park), Chair of the Toronto and East York Community Council, will join City of Toronto staff at a reception to recognize 190 people for their dedication and valuable contributions as community recreation volunteers in Toronto and East York District.

Date: Wednesday, April 27
Time: Reception at 6:30 p.m.; awards presentation at 8 p.m.
Location: Wellesley Community Centre, 495 Sherbourne St.

Four individual awards will be announced: Youth Group of the Year, Youth of the Year, Group of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

Volunteers play an essential role in supporting the delivery of community recreation services - from participating on advisory councils and reference groups to assisting staff with the delivery of sports and leisure club activities and special events. Volunteering is also an opportunity for residents to get involved in their community.

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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Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation media line
416-560-8726
pfrmedialine@toronto.ca

 

 

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