Tony Stacey Centre

Tony Stacey Centre

November 03, 2005 08:59 ET

Lieutenant Governor Of Ontario to Visit Stacey Centre Nov 10, 1:30pm

Nov 11 ceremonies scheduled for 7:30pm with Government Officials Attending Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor, Photo Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 3, 2005) - The Honourable James K. Bartleman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will visit the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care (TSC) on November 10th, 2005 at 1:30pm. His Honour will tour the facility and spend time with Tony Stacey Centre residents -- men and women who sacrificed so much in their youth so that we may live free. The Tony Stacey Centre is Canada's foremost long term care facility for veterans and has launched a fundraising campaign to upgrade its facility or build a new one to meet the increasing needs of those who live there. 2005 is the year Canada has proclaimed as the Year of the Veteran.

What: A tour for His Honour of one of the most important hubs in the Canadian veteran community, the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care. The not-for-profit Centre, named for Tony Stacey, the World War II Sergeant who fought tirelessly to found it and who died almost a year-and-a-half ago, is located in Toronto and accepts veterans from across Canada. It is distinguished by the fact that it is the only veterans' long term care facility that accepts non-serving spouses of veterans, non-overseas veterans, veterans of conflicts post Korea and peacekeepers.

Who: The Honourable James K. Bartleman, Lieutenant Governor Of Ontario, visiting with residents and staff of The Tony Stacey Centre. His Honour to be escorted by TSC's Executive Director Catherine Hilge and resident Doug Hallman along with other residents, staff members, volunteers and board members.

When: November 10, 1:30pm through the facility and in the dining area.

Where: The Tony Stacey Centre, 59 Lawson Road, Toronto, Ontario, M1C 2J1

Why: In celebration of veterans in this season as our thoughts turn to their sacrifice and as the Tony Stacey Centre works towards a facility that meets the increasing needs of our current veterans and those TSC will serve in future years.

Additional: Please note, a Remembrance Day service, to honour our heroes, will take place at the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care on November 11th at 7:30pm. Government officials are scheduled to attend.

Donations to the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care may be made by contacting the fundraising office at 416-284-3333 or toll free at 1-800-711-0132 or mail donations to 59 Lawson Road, Toronto, On. M1C 2J1. Receipts will be issued for all donations received. Registered Charity #107933103 RR0001. Please visit: www.staceycentre.ca

/For further information: Susan McLennan
Babble On Communications
Ph: (416) 699-1846
Cell: (416) 525-5177
Email: s.mclennan@sympatico.ca

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Contact Information

  • Susan McLennan, Babble On Communications
    Primary Phone: 416-699-1846
    Secondary Phone: 416-525-5177
    E-mail: s.mclennan@sympatico.ca