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Olympic hero Silken Laumann is coming to Orangeville

March 31, 2016   ·   0 Comments

On Thursday April 28th at 7 p.m., at Orangeville District Secondary School Cafeteria, four-time Olympian Silken Laumann will be presenting her story followed by a question and answer period. in recognition of Child and Youth Mental Health Awareness week.

Silken Laumann is one of Canada’s most inspirational leaders, a bestselling author, and a highly recognizable and beloved athlete.

“We are thrilled to be able to host such an inspiring speaker,” said Gloria Campbell, Manager of Child and Youth Mental Health. “This amazing Canadian has so much to offer the youth and adults of our community.”

As an elite athlete, writer and life coach, Silken opens her heart and leaves her audiences ready to unlock their own potential and aspire to their own greatness.  What prevails in Ms. Laumann is the human spirit, the humor to keep learning through our failures, the courage to see opportunities within obstacles, and the tenacity to never stop trying to be better.

“Our mission at Dufferin Child and Family Services is all about supporting and building on the strengths of children, adults and families in our community and Silken Laumann definitely embodies our mission,” said Jennifer Moore, Executive Director.

Tickets are $10 per adult and $5 for youth and can be purchased in advance at BookLore at 121 First Street and at Dufferin Child and Family Services 655 Riddell Road Orangeville, ON. This event has been partially funded by the Youth Suicide Prevention Grant, Ministry of Child &Youth Services.  Please remember it is a Scent Free event.

Dufferin Child and Family Services is a multi-service agency providing child and youth mental health services, child protection and developmental support services.

         

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