St. Thomas, ON, September 27, 2018 - Karen Vecchio, Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London
will be hosting her second Youth Council Advisory Meeting this Fall on Thursday,
October 11, 2018 from 6:00pm-8:30pm at the CASO Station;750 Talbot Street St. Thomas,
The fall Youth Council meeting will focus on the topic of Mental Health and will
feature representatives from Wellkin (https://wellkin.ca/) and Canadian Mental Health
Association Elgin Branch (CMHA; http://www.cmhaelgin.ca/) to participate and inform
youth on the work of their organizations.
The meeting will also feature guest speaker the Hon. Jeff Yurek, Member of Provincial
Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London and Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.
MPP Yurek will be discussing his new role in Cabinet as well answering any provincial
questions youth may have.
"After reviewing information collected from the Youth Council's inauguration meeting
it was apparent that a variety of issues are a concern to our youth. Youth are worried
about mental health, transportation, the environment, agriculture and many other
social issues. We will be working to ensure that these key topics and concerns are
addressed over the course of our meetings" stated Vecchio.
If you are interested in joining our council or would like more information, please
contact the office at (519)637-2255 or visit our website at karenvecchiomp.ca
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Location: CASO Station
750 Talbot St.
St. Thomas, ON
Time: 6:00PM- 8:30PM