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May 23, 2000
City celebrates people who bring our homes to life
  
On Thursday, May 25, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. at Toronto City Hall, Seniors' Advocate,
Anne Johnston, will join in the celebrations to honour volunteers from
Toronto's 10 Homes for the Aged. Award-winning volunteers all have made unique
contributions to bring life to Toronto's Homes.

The event will also feature a pictorial display of the many activities that
make volunteering in a Toronto Home for the Aged a special contribution to the
community.

In 1999, over 1,500 people volunteered more than 147,000 hours in Toronto's 10
Homes for the Aged. Whether they are escorting residents on trips, running the
bingo, selling treats at the tuck shop, or simply visiting one-on-one,
volunteers provide a vital link between residents and the community. Every day,
volunteers help to "bring our homes to life."

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2000
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Council Members' Lounge, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St.
West


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