June is Deafblind Awareness Month in Canada!

To recognize Deafblind Awareness Month in Canada – The National Deafblind Awareness Month flag will be raised at Toronto City Hall at noon on June 15th. The 3D Toronto Sign will be lit up in blue for 24 hours. In addition, the Toronto City Hall Towers will be lit dusk till dawn

JuneFest is hosted by Canadian Helen Keller Centre www.chkc.org

The 16th Annual JuneFest will be taking place over 2 days!

JuneFest Deafblind Social Event

Thursday June 14th, 2018
11:00am to 3:00pm
CNIB Toronto
1929 Bayview Ave.  
Toronto, Ontario

Deafblind social, games, activities, music and more!

Junefest Awareness Event

Friday June 15th, 2018
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St. W
Toronto, Ontario

Information booths, demonstrations, presentations, JT Award.

The “JT Award” recognizes significant contributions to the Canadian deafblind community by a deserving individual, consumer group or service provider who has demonstrated excellence in at least one of the categories of: Awareness to the disability of deafblindness, Expansion to available services and programs, and ensured consumer Involvement at all levels.

2010 – Joyce Thompson received the first and only JuneFest Award of Excellence in 2010. Starting in 2011 the award was re-named the JT Award in Joyce’s honour.

2017- Megan McHugh
2016 – Cindy Accardi
2015 – Roxanna Spruyt-Rocks
2014 – Joan Mactavish
2013 – Eddy Morton
2012 – Elio Riggillo
2011 – Jane Sayer

 The 2018 JuneFest eBay auction will run the entire month of June. The first items will be up for auction starting June 1, 2018 at 10:00am am. New items will be posted throughout the month ending on June 30th.

 Questions? Please contact us at info@junefest.ca.

Click Here for our eBay auction.

Contact Us

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Canadian Helen Keller Centre
Junefest Committee
101-422 Willowdale Avenue
North York, Ontario
M2N 5B1

(416) 730-9501 voice
(416) 730-9187 tty
(416) 730-1350 fax


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