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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY:
Mississauga firefighters visit Westacres Camp for children with mental health challenges

 

WHO:
Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services, Station 110, and campers at the Westacres Summer Day Treatment Camp operated by Peel Children’s Centre

 

WHAT:
Firefighters will visit the camp with a fire truck and discuss fire safety with the children

 

WHERE:
Westacres Public School
 2165 Breezy Brae Drive, Mississauga, ON (near Cawthra Rd/Queensway)
 Map: http://www.mapquest.com/mq/3-UiPm2q*fHM*tqr5n

 

WHEN:
Friday, July 9, 2010, 1:30 pm

 

WHY:
The Mississauga Firefighters Association’s Benevolent Fund donates to Peel Children’s Centre and its Westacres Summer Day Treatment Camp. This camp is offered free of charge to elementary school-aged children who attend Day Treatment classrooms during the school year. The camp combines mental health treatment with social and recreational opportunities, providing an opportunity for the campers to maintain and build on their treatment gains during the summer months.


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Information:
Mora Thompson, Peel Children’s Centre
905-795-3507


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