Ontario 150 Bringing Youth Based Event to the Area

Ontario 150 is being credited with a new youth based event coming to the area.

The Power Up Youth Summit will focus on rural youth civic engagement by offering workshops, keynote speakers and entertainment.

Over 50 youth from 17 different organizations from across counties of Leeds, Grenville and Lanark will be working at making the event successful.

The summit is a result of community partnerships by 14 separate organizations.

 The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence - Rideau
 Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit
 YMCA of Brockville and Area
 United Way of Leeds and Grenville
 Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands
 Employment and Education Centre
 Every Kid in our Communities
 Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth
 MPP Steve Clark
 City of Brockville
 Brockville Police Services
 Connect Youth
 Girls Inc.
 Lanark Municipal Drug Strategy Steering Committee

The Summit will take place at the Glen House Resort, 409 1000 Islands Parkway, Gananoque from February 3rd through to February 5th.