|Newsletter of Community Literacy of Ontario||Volume 2 - Issue 1||Spring 1999|
Volunteering in Canada!
Source: Statistics Canada, 1998
Key highlights from the recent National Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating are:
National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week took place from April 18-24, 1999. During this week, Canada's 7.5 million volunteers were honored for their contributions.
Community Literacy of Ontario was pleased to have three board members honored for their dedicated service to CLO. Lindsay Kennedy, Vicki Trottier and Sheila Vlachos received five-year awards at the 1999 Ontario Volunteer Awards. These awards are sponsored by 2 the Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation. Lindsay, Vicki and 2 Sheila, thank you so much for sharing your time and talents with CLO!
During National Volunteer Week, the Minister of Education and Training, David Johnson, expressed his deep appreciation for the "invaluable work of literacy volunteers within Ontario's education and training system".
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