On April 2nd, the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Huron Shores proclaimed April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day. Shown right, Mayor Gil Reeves and Clerk/Administrator Debbie Tonelli hold the Autism Ontario flag in Council Chambers just prior to noon when the flag was raised in Tally Ho Park the afternoon of April 2nd. The following is a comment from Mayor Reeves:
“The Municipality of Huron Shores supports April 2, 2013 as Canada’s first national Autism Awareness Day. We are pleased to join the 300-plus Ontario municipalities raising the Autism flag at noon on April 2, 2013 to recognize the ongoing effort to raise awareness of autism in our communities.”
About Autism Ontario:
Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact. The association and its chapters share common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism community.