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March 19, 2010
Media Advisory - Canada Blooms flowers and plants blossom at Fudger House
To mark the end of the 2010 Canada Blooms event, the City of Toronto, Canada Blooms, Canada’s largest flower and garden festival, and Procter’s Cartage Limited have partnered together to deliver 500 spring blooms and shrubs to seniors living at Fudger House, one of the City of Toronto’s long-term care homes. The blooms will be delivered by Procter’s Cartage Limited to Fudger House on March 22.

Date: Monday, March 22
Time: 2:15 p.m. ceremony
Location: Fudger House, 439 Sherbourne St.

Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone (Ward 19 Trinity-Spadina), Sandra Pitters, General Manager, Long-term Care Homes and Services, Gerry Ginsberg, General Manager, Canada Blooms, and Clayton Procter from Procter’s Cartage Limited will be attending the event.

After the event, flowers will also be made available to seniors served by other long-term care homes, seniors’ housing and community programs in the neighbourhood surrounding Fudger House to add a “bit of spring” to their lives. The Canada Blooms’ donation will benefit seniors associated with Belmont House, Fellowship Towers, Seniors Pride Network, Dixon Hall, Toronto Tamil Seniors Association, True Davidson Acres Meals on Wheels, Winchester Square, and Homemakers and Nurses Services clients.

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media contact: Ross Bryant, Communications and Marketing Consultant, City of Toronto, 416-338-0944 (office), 416-896-2017 (cell),



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