Touch a Truck event

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The Children Services Department of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is holding its sixth annual TOUCH A TRUCK event on Friday, August 23, at the St. Lawrence College parking lot located at 2288 Parkedale Ave., Brockville.

Parents, grandparents and caregivers are invited to attend this FREE event with their children from 10 am to 2 pm. Touch, climb into, and explore a variety of vehicles, such as garbage and construction trucks, emergency vehicles, city bus, army vehicles, race cars, and many more. As well, Brockville Home Hardware Building Centre and The Butcher Shop will be hosting a BBQ at the event with the proceeds going to Girls Inc. New this year, we are offering a low-sensory time from 1:30-2:00 pm., where there will be no horns, no sirens and/or no lights.

Free parking will be available in the east parking lot of St. Lawrence College at 2288 Parkdale Avenue as well as at Memorial Centre Parking lot.

This event is made possible by the generosity of community partners, including: St. Lawrence College, Brockville Home Hardware Building Centre, The Butcher Shop, Girls Inc., City of Brockville, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, Triple P Program, Leeds and Grenville Public Libraries, Upper Canada District School Board, Making Play Possible, Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Autism Services, Leeds County Dairy Educator, STEO, the Employment and Education Centre, Homeward Bound, YMCA – Licensed Home Child Care, Bell Media Brockville, Memorial Centre, Brockville Transit, Campbell’s Towing, Hydro One, Brockville Police, Ontario Provincial Police, RCMP – Cornwall, Parks Canada- 1000 Islands National Park, Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service, Leeds and Grenville Public Works, Brockville Fire Department, Ron Auger, Canada Border Services, Howards Travel, G. Tackaberry & Sons Construction Company Limited, Lafarge Canada, and 1000 Islands Toyota.

For more information, please contact the EarlyON Child and Family Centre – Leeds and Grenville at (613) 341-9044 x 2374.

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