Nova Scotia Proclaims October as March of Dimes Month

Halifax Region Municipality (HRM) will kick off March of Dimes month on Friday October 9th at City Hall at 1:30 pm. Mayor Mike Savage is going to present MODC with a Proclamation to proclaim October as March of Dimes month in HRM. 

This will be followed by the Province kicking off the month the following Friday, October 16th at the Premier’s office at 11:00 am with Premier Stephen McNeil presenting MODC with a Proclamation to proclaim October as March of Dimes Month in the Province of Nova Scotia. 

In celebration of March of Dimes Month, please be sure to attend one of our local events: 

Opening Doors for Accessibility HRM 
On October 29, 2015 join us for Opening Doors for Accessibility at Holiday Inn Harbourview, 101 Wyse Road, Dartmouth from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (continental breakfast and lunch will be provided).  
If you are an individual living with a disability, health professional, service provider, caregiver/partner or family member, this FREE conference is for you! Sessions include the latest on augmentative communication devices, resources for better accessibility, disability financial planning, and personal stories.

Click here for more information. 

Rock for Dimes Halifax Oct 30 
Then on Friday October 30th be sure not to miss the 10th Anniversary of Rock for Dimes Halifax at the Cunard Centre. This year's theme is Country Rocks! So polish off your best pair of cowboy boots, grab a cowboy hat and join us for a great evening of music while supporting a great cause. All funds raised benefit March of Dimes Canada's Conductive Education® Nova Scotia Program, an innovative program that blends elements of education and rehabilitation to improve the independence, mobility and confidence of children and adults with physical disabilities. 

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