MAY 23-27, 2022

WHEREAS, The Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada is a charitable community-based health care organization addressing community health and social needs; and

WHEREAS, VON Thunder Bay nurses, home support workers, community service coordinators and many other staff and volunteers have been caring for the lives and well-being of residents of Thunder Bay since 1944 and VON’s nursing, health promotion and support services make a contribution to the health care system in Ontario, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic; and

NOW THEREFORE, I, the Mayor of the City of Thunder Bay, do hereby proclaim May 23-27, 2022 as “VON Week” in the City of Thunder Bay.  I would like to encourage all residents of the City of Thunder Bay to support VON and our community by sharing positive virtual messages and financially supporting VON Thunder Bay’s charitable programs.