Apr 27, 2010
Join City of Mississauga Ward 9 Councillor Pat Saito, members of the City's
Parks and Forestry Unit, and students and staff from St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary
School as they celebrate Arbor Day with a special assembly and tree planting
"This is an especially meaningful celebration," said Ward 9 Councillor Pat
Saito. "A tree was planted in honour of Arbor Day at this very school 15 years
ago. Today, we continue to promote the importance of trees and conservation to our
children and to the community."
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School
Glen Erin Drive (Glen Erin Dr. and Britannia Rd.)
Arbor Day has been celebrated across North America for over 100 years. It is an
opportunity to acknowledge and promote the importance of trees in the environment.
Each year, the City of Mississauga partners with a different local school to host a special
tree planting ceremony to spread the awareness of Arbor Day.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home
to 730,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 61 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian
head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning
municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area,
Mississauga is one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens'
quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving
the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal
responsibility which are reflected in its motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."
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