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Sixth annual tennis exhibition in memory of Jo Dutra

The Children’s Aid Foundation of Halton will be the beneficiaries of the sixth annual Jo Dutra Memorial tennis tournament hosted by Burlington Fitness and Racquet Club on Saturday, March 22.

The event is in honour of the former tennis pro at BFRC who died of cancer in 2009. Dutra’s legacy lives on as the special event is devoted to raising cancer awareness and supporting the CAFH.

A tournament will be held throughout the day followed by a silent auction, dinner and an exhibition tennis match starting at 6:30 p.m.

For further details or to sign-up for the event contact Chris Townley at 905-335-3597 ext. 34 or by email at tennispro@bellnet.ca.

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May 14th is now officially Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario!

May 14th is now officially Children and Youth in Care Day in Ontario!

The Honourable David Onley, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario granted royal assent to Bill 53, An Act to Proclaim Children and Youth in Care Day. This act officially recognizes May 14th of each year as “Children and Youth in Care Day” in the Province of Ontario and will help trigger fundamental change for youth in and leaving care of Ontario’s Children’s Aid Societies.

The new law is the result of a private member’s bill put forward by Soo Wong, MPP for ScarboroughAgincourt.

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