The Regional Municipality of Durham


Media Advisory

Region's long-term care homes to honour volunteers

WHITBY, ON March 28, 2013 – Members of the media are invited to attend special events to show appreciation for the volunteers at the Region's four long-term care homes.

WHEN/WHERE:

Fairview Lodge
Saturday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Fairview Lodge Auditorium
632 Dundas St. W., Whitby
(Note: parking is available in the north lot, off of Cochrane Street.)

Hillsdale Estates and Hillsdale Terraces
Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m.          
Hillsdale Estates Auditorium
590 Oshawa Blvd. N., Oshawa

Lakeview Manor
Lakeview Manor Auditorium
Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m.

133 Main St., Beaverton  

WHY:

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, from April 21 to 27, the Social Services Department is hosting recognition events to honour the valuable contributions made by the 594 volunteers at its long-term care homes.

NOTE:

National Volunteer Week pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who donate their time and energy to helping others. For further details, please visit www.volunteer.ca.

Through its four accredited homes, the Region serves the community with the provision of 847 long-term care beds and three Adult Day programs. For more information, please visit www.durham.ca.

 

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.