Today, Wednesday, April 2nd, at noon, the Autism Ontario Flag was raised at Tally Ho Park in Iron Bridge in honour of World Autism Awareness Day. Pictured: Mayor Gil Reeves and Clerk/Administrator Debbie Tonelli raise the flag in the Council Chambers prior to the noon flag-raising in the park.
Original Post of April 1st, 2014 follows:
The Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Huron Shores will proclaim April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day. The following is a comment from Mayor Reeves:
“The Municipality of Huron Shores supports April 2, 2014 as Canada’s national Autism Awareness Day. We are pleased to join the 300-plus Ontario municipalities raising the Autism flag at noon on April 2, 2014 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.