MUNICIPALITY OF PORT HOPE CELEBRATES SENIORS' MONTH THIS JUNE

print-logo June 01, 2018

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 1, 2018 – Port Hope, ON

The Municipality of Port Hope Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) Department is set to celebrate Seniors’ Month in June, with planned activities and events taking place throughout the month, in recognition of the Province-wide initiative to celebrate older adults in our community.

“Celebrating Seniors’ month is always a priority for the Municipality and we’re looking forward to celebrating our senior citizens again this year,” explain Bob Sanderson, Mayor of the Municipality of Port Hope. “Each June we take time to recognize our older adults and this year is no exception – we have lots of activities and special events planned.”

This year, the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department are offering a series of events and activities throughout the month of June, including:

• Bring a friend to the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre (RCAC) for free admission for the entire month of June

• Weekly draws and prizes at RCAC all month long

• Older Adult Open House on June 21: Across Port Hope, recreation centres and retirement homes are coming together to offer facilities tours and the chance to learn about programs and services. Participating locations will be open for tours from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The afternoon will be capped off with a Lemonade Social at the Library at 3:00 p.m. For more details contact the Older Adult Activity Coordinator at 905-885-2228.

• Seniors Celebrity Days: PRC staff will be recognizing active volunteers in our community who assist with special events and programs. Those being recognized will be on display at all PRC facilities.

For more information about the events and activities in the community for Seniors Month, visit
porthope.ca/ruth-clarke-activity-centre-for-seniors or call 905.885.2228

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For more information, please contact:
Kate Ingram
Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
905-885-4544 x2248
kingram@porthope.ca