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May 24, 2011
Seniors prepare for the Toronto Challenge presented by with entertainer Jamie Farr
Celebrated entertainer Jamie Farr will join Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7 York West), Chair of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, Nick Ametrano, Vice President of, and residents from Lakeshore Lodge to promote this year's Toronto Challenge presented by The Toronto Challenge is the annual fundraising event for the City of Toronto's Long-Term Care homes and over 50 community agencies that provide services and support to Toronto seniors.

Date: Thursday, May 26
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Lakeshore Lodge, 3197 Lake Shore Blvd. W.

Farr, best known for the role of "Corporal Klinger" on the television show M*A*S*H, and currently starring in the play "Tuesdays with Morrie" at Stage West, will share motivational stories from his career and entertain the "troops" at Lakeshore Lodge.

The Toronto Challenge presented by will be held at Metro Hall on June 12. The event features a 5-km run, 5-km walk and 1-km walk with prizes awarded to participants in all age categories. More information is available at

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