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Mississauga Pulls Its Way for United Way

Oct 09, 2003

MISSISSAUGA, September 25, 2003 --- City of Mississauga departmental teams and the Peel Regional Police Tug of War team will attempt to pull either a 40-foot transit bus or fire truck to the farthest point down City Centre Drive in an effort to win the ninth annual United Way championship title. Last year's winners were the Fire and Emergency's 2002 recruitment class.

WHERE:
Mississauga Civic Square, 300 City Centre Drive

WHEN:
Thursday, October 9, 2003
12 p.m.

"Employees look forward to showing their mettle and pulling for a great cause at our annual event. It's a fun way of getting everyone involved and kick-starting our campaign," said Barbara Campbell-Graves, United Way campaign chair.

The City's United Way Employee Campaign runs from September 19 to December 5 and features the popular Haunted House on October 29 and 30 This year's overall campaign goal is to raise $140,000.

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