Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) - Ontario

December 09, 2011 11:30 ET

City workers to support toy drive and sponsor "Out of the Cold" dinner

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2011) - On Saturday, a coalition of Peterborough municipal workers will be busy lending a hand to their community. They will start the afternoon by delivering thousands of dollars worth of new toys to the Country 105 Christmas Toy Drive. Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will deliver the toys to Lansdowne Place Mall at 2:00 p.m.

Later in the day, CUPE members are sponsoring and serving an "Out of the Cold" community dinner, beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Stone School.

Both events will be attended by members and leaders from CUPE Local 126 (inside workers), Local 504 (outside workers) and 1883 (library workers), as well as by Candace Rennick, Secretary-Treasurer of CUPE Ontario.

WHO: Candace Rennick, Secretary-Treasurer, CUPE Ontario
Lynda Bolton, President, CUPE local 126
Pat Crough, President, CUPE local 504
Marisa Giuliani, President, CUPE local 1833
WHAT: Toy delivery to Country 105 Christmas Toy Drive,
then "Out of the Cold" dinner
WHERE: Toy drive at Lansdowne Place Mall,
645 Lansdowne St. West, Peterborough
Out of the Cold Dinner at Stone School, 297 Hunter St. West
WHEN: Toy delivery at 2:00 p.m., December 10th
Out of the Cold Dinner starting at 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information

  • CUPE Local 126
    Lynda Bolton
    President
    705-875-1422

    CUPE Communications
    Craig Saunders
    416-576-7316