Media Advisory

December 12, 2011

York Region staff bring holiday joy to those in need

Community and Health Services department annual food and toy drive benefits local agencies

NEWMARKET – In the spirit of the holiday season, staff from The Regional Municipality of York are providing holiday gifts, toys and non-perishable food items to community agencies across the Region.

York Region Community and Health Services staff raised approximately $4,700 through their Annual Spirit of Christmas Drive this year. Additional toys and food were also donated.

Media are invited to join paramedics from York Region Emergency Medical Services (EMS) when they deliver some of the gifts and non-perishable food items.

WHEN:       Wednesday, December 14, 2011
                 10 a.m.

WHERE:     Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers
                 361 Eagle Street
                 Town of Newmarket

WHO:        York Region Community and Health Services staff



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Media Contact: Lisa Sposito, Cormmunity and Health Services, York Region
  1-877-464-9675, ext. 4106. Cell:
Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

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