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City of Mississauga Celebrates Outstanding Citizens

Mar 17, 2008

At the City's annual awards ceremony over 100 Mississauga residents will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to the community at the Civic Award of Recognition Evening. Mayor Hazel McCallion, Councillor Sue McFadden and Councillor Carolyn Parrishwill host the event.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Ceremony: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Reception: 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

WHERE: Mississauga Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive
(Burnhamthorpe Road and Hurontario Street, west of Square One Shopping Centre)

The ceremony will be held in the Council Chamber, enter via ground floor escalator.
The reception will follow in the Great Hall located on the ground floor.

WHY: The City's Civic Award of Recognition is part of an ongoing recognition program which has been honouring residents annually since 1992. Other awards in the program include the Certificate of Recognition and the Civic Award of Merit.

The honoured guests demonstrate a commitment to the City and serve as excellent examples to others in the community.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state of the art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada's safest city.

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