Toronto, ON -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/25/2015 -- The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will host a reception in recognition of TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games volunteers on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 4 p.m.
Her Honour will welcome over 200 volunteers to the Lieutenant Governor's Suite at Queen's Park, as well as members of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee and PACHI the Porcupine, the games' official mascot.
The Pan Am Games will take place July 10-26, the Parapan Am Games August 7-15.
Lieutenant Governor's quote
"I look forward to personally thanking many of the volunteers involved behind the scenes in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Their efforts have been instrumental in ensuring the successful planning of the games. The volunteers, representing the 41 participant countries in the games, come from all walks of life. I am confident that they will be excellent ambassadors for Ontario as we prepare to welcome the world this summer." - The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Who: The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
What: TORONTO 2015 volunteer appreciation reception
Where: Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Queen's Park, Toronto
When: Monday, March 23, 2015, 4 p.m.
Media are asked to arrive at the west entrance of Queen's Park by 3:45 p.m.
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