CARP to celebrate Seniors Day

Mark your calendar! CARP will be celebrating National Seniors Day with a ceremonial flag raising at Toronto City Hall on October 1 at 12 noon. Here are the details:

WHO:
Moses Znaimer, CARP President
Senator Art Eggleton
Susan Eng, CARP VP Advocacy and Ross Mayot, CARP VP Community
Janet Davis, Councillor Ward 31 Beaches-East York
Frank Di Giorgio, Councillor Ward 12 York-South Weston
Sarah Doucette, Councillor Ward 13 Parkdale High Park
Josh Matlow, Councillor Ward 22 St. Paul’s (Head to Toronto’s Senior’s Strategy)
Adam Vaughan, Councillor Ward 20 Trinity-Spadina
Kristyn Wong-Tam, Councillor Ward 37, Toronto Centre-Rosedale
CARP Chapter Chairs – Downtown Toronto, North York, Etobicoke and Scarborough

WHAT:
National Seniors Day was instituted by the Federal Government in 2011 to “pay tribute to the seniors who have helped build our country and continue to make valuable contributions to Canadian communities, workplaces and society.”

CARP – the 350,000-member advocacy association that works to promote and protect the interests, rights and quality of life for Canadians as they age – will raise their flag at Toronto City Hall to celebrate National Seniors Day.

WHERE:
Podium flagpole, 2nd Level Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W. (up the ramp, north east corner of Nathan Phillips Square)

WHEN:
Monday, October 1 at 12noon. Cameras welcome. The public is invited to attend.

ABOUT CARP:
CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit association committed to a ‘New Vision of Aging for Canada’. CARP enhances the quality of life for Canadians as we age by promoting social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from discrimination; provides value-added benefits to members; and builds a sense of community among its members in support of CARP’s mission. Learn how to join CARP at www.carp.ca.

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