Peers Need Peers: Fort Frances BBQ

Monday, July 22, 2019
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Join OPSEU members in Fort Frances for a lunch BBQ and raffle! All proceeds raised will go to Boots on the Ground peer-to-peer support program, which is working toward establishing a presence throughout northern Ontario to offer in-person peer support 24/7.

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Date: July 22, 2019
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Place: Rainy Lake Square, 235 Scott Street, Fort Frances

OPSEU knows the importance of peer-to-peer support. Many of our members are frontline workers who can experience traumatic events. Peer-to-peer support can offer them empathy and understanding.

OPSEU members will be travelling throughout northwestern Ontario to raise awareness about the critical role that peer-to-peer support plays in mental health. Join us at one of our four BBQs! Enjoy good food and good conversation. We will have speakers at noon at each location who will share their experiences and highlight the invaluable work of the Boots on the Ground program. Don’t miss it!

Our other stops:

July 23 – Kenora (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
July 24 – Dryden (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
July 25 – Thunder Bay (11 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

Co-sponsors across northwestern Ontario include:

  • Fort Frances Fire and Rescue Service
  • Northwest EMS
  • CMHA Thunder Bay
  • Kenora Fire Department
  • Dryden Fire Department
  • Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls Fire Department
  • Thunder Bay Police Service
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Dr. Paul Johnston, Thunder Bay

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