Mayor Guthrie to host dialogue on poverty October 25

Guelph, Ont., October 20, 2017– Mayor Cam Guthrie will host the first-ever Mayor’s Dialogue on Poverty at Guelph City Hall on Wednesday, October 25 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The featured speaker will be Guelph-Wellington Bridges Out of Poverty facilitator and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health nurse Elaine Weir. Bridges Out of Poverty, under the umbrella of Circles Guelph Wellington, is an innovative local program that educates individuals from the middle or upper class on what it means to live in poverty.

As part of the event, information tables from local organizations will be set up in the Galleria.

The event is free but registration is required at http://mayorspovertydialogue.eventbrite.ca

What

Mayor’s Dialogue on Poverty

Who

Mayor Cam Guthrie
Bridges Out of Poverty facilitator and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health nurse Elaine Weir
Information tables from Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition; the Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination; Wyndham House; United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin; Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington; Habitat for Humanity; and Stonehenge Therapeutic Centre.

When

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
8:30-9 a.m. information tables
9-10 a.m. Presentation
10-10:30 a.m. information tables

Where

Guelph City Hall
Galleria (information tables) and Council Chambers (presentation)

Media Contact

Kate Sullivan, Communications Advisor
Mayor’s Office
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2558
kate.sullivan@guelph.ca