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Seniors Month and Week Proclamation

Jun 8, 2017 | Council | Proclamations


Senior of the Year Bob Burnside


June 2017 - Seniors Month and June 12 to 17, 2017 - Seniors Week

I, Jeremy D Williams, do hereby proclaim June 2017 as Seniors Month” and June 12-17, 2017 as “Seniors Week” in the Town of Orangeville;

Whereas, Seniors Month is an annual nation-wide celebration; and

Whereas, seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community as leaders, mentors, volunteers and active members of the community and their contributions, past and present, warrant appreciation and recognition; and

Whereas, the health and well-being of seniors is in the interest of all and further adds to the health and well-being of the community; and

Whereas, to help celebrate Seniors Month, the Orangeville Seniors/Age-Friendly Community Committee will be celebrating this year under the theme of “Living Your Best Life”, and scheduled the following activities during Seniors Week, June 12-17, 2017;

June 12:  Free events at Alder Street Recreation Centre and Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre;
                Chartwell Montgomery Village BBQ and Euchre Tournament;
                Presentation of Provincial Senior of the Year Award at Council meeting.

June 13:  Orangeville & District Seniors Centre BBQ.

June 14:  Seniors Day at Island Lake.

June 15:  Lord Dufferin Centre Retirement Residence Health and Wellness Fair.

June 16:  Author Afternoon with Peter Jennings at the Mill Street Library;
                Royal Canadian Legion Turkey Dinner and Entertainment.

June 17:  Seniors Appreciation Day at the Farmers’ Market;
                Town of Orangeville Free Transit Day for Seniors (55+).

Now Therefore, I encourage all citizens to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our seniors.

Jeremy D Williams, Mayor