June 16, 2011
Media Release

Human Services Planning Board of York Region to launch Making Ends Meet in York Region

Together we can take action to help people make ends meet in York Region
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York Human Services Planning Board will host the community launch of Making Ends Meet in York Region, a discussion paper that focuses on community action to help families and individuals who are struggling financially.
 
The Human Services Planning Board of York Region is co-chaired by Town of Newmarket Regional Councillor John Taylor and Susan La Rosa, Director of Education for the York Catholic District School Board.  The Board is made up of 24 leaders and decision-makers from the Region’s hospitals, school boards and police department, as well as individuals from human services organizations and networks, community leaders and senior levels of government.
 
Members of the media and public are invited to attend the launch that will feature a panel discussion on Making Ends Meet in York Region and an inspirational address from Ric Young, Founder and President of E-Y-E, The Social Projects Studio and architect of numerous social change initiatives that address a broad spectrum of societal challenges.
 
WHEN: Tuesday, June 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
 
WHERE: Markham Theatre for Performing Arts
  171 Town Centre Boulevard - Lobby
  Town of Markham   
WHO: 
• John Taylor, Town of Newmarket Regional Councillor and Co-Chair of Human Services Planning Board of York Region
• Susan La Rosa, Director of Education, York Catholic District School Board and Co-Chair of Human Services Planning Board of York Region
• David Cox, Director, Human Resources and Occupational Health and Safety, Southlake Regional Health Centre and Vice Chair of Human Services Planning Board of York Region
• Ric Young, Keynote Speaker
 
The Human Services Planning Board of York Region believes that together as a community we can drive change and take action in working with families and individuals to make ends meet in York Region.
 
For more information on the Human Services Planning Board of York Region, please visit www.york.ca/HSPB
 
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
 
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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region
Phone: 905-830-4444 Ext. 4016 / After-hours Cell: 905-716-9753
Email: jennifer.mitchellemmerson@york.ca

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