Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 06:00 AM
The City would like to congratulate the County of Simcoe’s Trillium Manor Long Term Care Home for securing government funding that will lead to the creation of a unique new program that will benefit seniors throughout Orillia.
The $25,000 federal grant will allow Trillium Manor to start Good Company, a program that will bring isolated seniors from the community into the home to participate in meaningful social, leisure and educational programs.
“Our hope for the program is to provide social...
Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 09:30 AM
The City of Orillia is undergoing a reorganization in order to align resources with key municipal challenges and save $43,000 annually and reduce the tax levy by $143,000 when fully implemented.
Council approved the reorganization on Monday.
“As part of the CAO’s work plan presented to Council earlier this year, we conducted an organizational review of the Corporation to look for efficiencies and synergies between departments,” said CAO Roman Martiuk. “The reorganization together with a new...
Posted on Thursday, August 09, 2012 06:00 AM
Open House Provides the Public a Chance to Review The Downtown/Waterfront Draft Plan
Come out, get informed and provide feedback on how to revitalize Orillia’s downtown and waterfront. The City is hosting a self-directed public open house next week to provide residents an opportunity to review and comment on the draft plan for a more vibrant core and waterfront.
The open house will happen Aug. 14 to 17th at the Orillia Public Library during regular library hours. Information compiled to date as...
Posted on Friday, July 27, 2012 08:00 AM
For immediate release (July 27, 2012) – It hasn’t been just fun at the City’s beaches this year. Missing-child situations have skyrocketed. So far this summer, Orillia’s lifeguards have responded to more than 30 such cases. At this time last year, there were just eight incidents of missing children.
In one case recently, a four-year-old wandered away at J.B. Memorial Tudhope Park. Police were called in to help search. Fortunately, after nearly 20 minutes, the child was found safe. More commonly,...
Posted on Thursday, December 01, 2011 11:00 AM
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