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Youth To Play, Create, Compose and Engage at First “YouthConnect” Event In Mississauga

Jul 25, 2011

Mississauga Recreation & Parks, with the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) and the Mississauga Youth Action Team, will host “YouthConnect 2011” – the first event to involve youth from across the city in developing community relationships and linkages to other youth in a fun and interactive way.

What:

“YouthConnect 2011”

When:

Friday, July 29, 2011 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Where:

Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Drive
(Duke of York and City Centre Drive)

What:

“YouthConnect 2011” is an exciting opportunity for youth to play, create, compose and engage at a pre-event before the My Mississauga Youth concert program on the same date.

Displays and booths will highlight the youth agencies and programs that provide information and support to young adults, and connect them to ways they can become involved in the community. The event will also feature local youth volunteer artists, musicians and skateboarders who will “show their stuff.”

More Information:

Contact Youth Plan Co-ordinator Joanne Foote at 615-3200, ext. 5319 (joanne.foote@mississauga.ca) or Youth Plan Assistant Wes Anderson at 615-3200, ext. 4367 (wesley.anderson@mississauga.ca). Find us on facebook or visit us on www.mississauga.ca/youth for more information about MississaugaÂ’s Youth Plan.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 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 "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.






Media Contact:
Dolores Bartl-Hofmann
Senior Communications Advisor, Community Services
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5051
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   dolores.bartlhofmann@mississauga.ca


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