The Regional Municipality Of York


York Region celebrates International Day of Older Persons at York Regional Forest

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York invites media to attend a special day at the York Regional Forest with the PROBUS Club of Richmond Hill to celebrate International Day of Older Persons.

Older Persons Day is a United Nations initiative held on October 1 to educate the world on the positive impact seniors make in our communities and examine the issues that affect their lives.

Event details include a day at the Bill Fisch Forestry Stewardship and Education Centre. Participants will learn about the York Region Seniors Strategy, YRT and Mobility on Request followed by a guided-tour of the York Regional Forest.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bill Fisch Forestry Stewardship and Education Centre
Hollidge Tract at 16389 Highway 48, Whitchurch-Stouffville

This event is rain or shine. Members of the media are invited take photos and join the guided tour.

York Region is committed to supporting the health and well-being of our aging population through a strategy that defines a role in serving seniors and sets a course of action and support for the next 10 to 20 years.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 52,000 businesses with over 636,600 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at


Media Contact:
Masrine Guthrie-Peart, Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 77272, Cell: 905-251-6416

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