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November 20th is National Child Day!

National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th each year. It marks Canada’s adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to ensure that all children are treated with dignity and respect. This includes the opportunity for to have a voice, to be protected from harm and to have their basic needs met to give them every opportunity to reach their full potential.

 

 

 

 

 


Information and resources to help you celebrate can be found at the Canadian government site:

http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncd-jne/index-eng.php

Additional information and resources can be found at the Unicef and the National Child Day site:

http://www.unicef.ca/en/our-work/article/celebrate-national-child-day

 

Melissa Sheridan of CRCS Wins 40 Under Forty Award

President of CRCS Recreation, Melissa

Melissa Sheridan, the President of CRCS Recreation, the Miracle Recreation and Little Tikes Commercial representative agency in Northern Ontario, was recently named one of the winners of the 2017 40 Under Forty Award by Northern Ontario Business, an integrated media outlet dedicated to providing vital news and relevant business information and events for the most influential business leaders and decision makers across Northern Ontario. This honour is given to young emerging leaders who are actively involved and excelling in their work as well as through their contributions to the Greater Sudbury community in Ontario.

In addition to being President of CRCS Recreation, Melissa holds the title of Park Leader at Kivi Park, Ontario’s premiere destination for sport, nature and adventure, set on 450+ acres of Cambrian Shield overlooking Long Lake in Sudbury, Ontario.

As Park Leader, Melissa is the liaison with non-profit organizations to plan and execute events, works with donors and sponsors to continuously expand the park’s sporting facilities and beautification efforts and acts as the Kivi Park spokesperson. Melissa has been President of CRCS Recreation since 2001 and has been Park Leader at Kivi Park since the announcement of its creation in the spring of 2016.

CRCS Recreation is a team of professional playground consultants and park designers who have constructed hundreds of playgrounds, splash pads, sporting venues and park furnishing sites throughout Northern Ontario.