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Green Space Recognizes Pioneer Pallett Family

May 16, 2014

The Mayor and Members of City Council are pleased to dedicate a green space in recognition of the Pallett family’s agricultural heritage - one of the City’s original pioneer families.  The official dedication of Pallett Green takes place on May 21.

What:   

Pallett Green Dedication Ceremony
Unveiling of a commemorative sign and park bench

Who:    

Mayor Hazel McCallion C.M., LL.D. and Members of Council
Commissioner Paul Mitcham, Community Services
Julie Grabb, President of the Rotary Club of Mississauga
Stephen Pallett and members of the Pallett family
  
When:  

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 2:45 p.m.
Official Ceremony begins at 3 p.m.

The event will take place rain or shine.
  
Where:

 Pallett Green – Next to 1580 Dundas St. E. on the south side of Dundas Street E. at Little Etobicoke Creek (east of Dixie Rd).

Photo Opportunity
Unveiling of commemorative sign


Background

The Pallett family arrived in Mississauga in 1858 and began an agricultural tradition. We will honour the Pallett family by renaming a portion of Etobicoke Valley to Pallett Green by placing a sign and bench on the site of their original farm. Pallett Green is a portion of protected land from south of Dundas Street to Lake Ontario.


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Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca


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