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For Immediate Release:
May 20, 2008
 
 

Learn and Play Under the Big Top

WHAT:

Come one come all, as we learn and play under the big top to celebrate the opening of Lancaster Learn.Play.Care. Child Care Centre, the launch of the Lancaster Early Years Hub and Lancaster Public School’s 40th anniversary. This is an opportunity for guests to explore the three integrated facilities that serve the Malton community.

WHY:

The Lancaster Learn.Play.Care. Child Care Centre is the Region of Peel’s first Best Start-focused early learning and child care program in Peel. It will provide a seamless early learning and kindergarten program as well as school-age care – all located at Lancaster Public School.

The Lancaster Early Years Hub is a free drop-in facility that provides an opportunity for parents, guardians and caregivers with children under the age of four a chance to play and learn together in a stimulating environment.

Lancaster Public School is celebrating its 40th anniversary and showcasing its extensive renovations, with performances by the school children in the gymnasium.

WHO:

Eve Adams, Councillor, Region of Peel
Janet Menard, Executive Director of Transition and Integration, Human Services, Region of Peel
Lorna Reid, Director, Early Years Integration, Region of Peel
Jim Grieve, Director of Education, Peel District School Board
Rick Williams, Trustee, Peel District School Board
Jay Trivedi, Alumni, Lancaster Public School
Marlyne King, Principal, Lancaster Public School

WHEN:

Thursday, May 22, 2008, from 4 to 6 p.m.

WHERE:

Lancaster Public School
7425 Netherwood Rd., Mississauga, ON (Airport Rd. and Morning Star)

The Peel board serves more than 150,000 students in kindergarten to grade 12. Operating 232 schools in the municipalities of Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, the Peel board is the largest employer in Peel. For more information, visit the board's website at www.peelschools.org.

The Human Services Department, established in June 2007, provides services that support full participation by all residents in the economic, social and cultural life of the Region, in particular by providing a continuum of supports for vulnerable or at-risk members of the community. The Department’s divisions include Ontario Works, Children’s Services, Early Years Integration, Social Housing (Peel Living), and Social Housing Policy and Programs.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit our website at www.peelregion.ca.
 

MEDIA CONTACTS:


Jennifer Marvin
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4668
jennifer.marvin@peelregion.ca

Ryan Reyes
Communications Officer
Peel District School Board
905-890-1010, ext. 2652
ryan.reyes@peelsb.com

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail


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