September 11, 2009
Media Release

The Regional Municipality of York to launch United Way employee Campaign

2009 Campaign goal to be announced during opening ceremonies
NEWMARKET...The Regional Municipality of York will announce its campaign goal for the 2009 United Way of York Region employee campaign on Monday, September 14th at 10 a.m.  The event will also include a fundraising barbecue and online silent auction.
 
WHEN: Monday, September 14th
  10 a.m.
 
WHERE: York Region Administrative Centre, Great Hall
  17250 Yonge Street, Town of Newmarket
 
ATTENDING: 
 
• Bill Fisch, York Region Chairman and CEO
• Bruce Herridge, York Regional Deputy Police Chief, United Way Campaign Co-Chair
• Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas, Transportation Services Commissioner, United Way Campaign Co-Chair
• Daniele Zanotti, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of York Region
 
BACKGROUND:
 
• Last year The Regional Municipality of York and York Regional Police concluded its most successful United Way staff campaign ever raising $238,000 for 2008
 
• The United Way of York Region is the largest source of non-profit funding in York Region
 
• Each year, the United Way of York Region assists more than 270,000 people overcome difficulties through the support of more than 100 community programs.
 
For more information on the United Way of York Region, please visit www.uwyr.on.ca
 
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
 
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Media Contact:   Masrine Guthrie-Peart, Corporate Communications, York Region
                        Phone: 905 830-4444 / Toll Free 1-877-464-9675 ext. 1236
                        Cell: (905) 251-6416 /Email: masrine.guthrie-peart@york.ca
 

 

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