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Friday, June 6

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International Shriner Awarenes Day Celebration

Today the Ottawa City Hall was a whirlwind of activity, including the celebrations highlighting International Shriners Awareness Day. The Cross Town Youth Chorus welcome the hundred guests in the Council Chamber where formal presentations were made explaining the role and history behind the Freemasonry and Shriners fraternity. Deputy Mayor Steve Desroches read a proclamation from Mayor Jim Watson declaring June 6, 2014, International Shriners Awareness Day in Ottawa. Councilwoman Katherine Hobbs also added her good wishes. Patient Grady from Ottawa and who is followed at Shriners Hospital - Boston for burn care and Alyssa Macleod of Boularderie, Nova Scotia, former of the Shriners Hospital for children - Canada followed and treated for cerebral palsy shared their experiences at the hospitals as well as their gratitude towards the Shriners Fraternity.

To mark the occasion, Imperial Sir Dale Stauss placed a seal recognizing International Shriners Awareness Day on the FezMobile as did the Ottawa Shriners.

Following the celebrations at Ottawa City Hall, the Exceptional Care Odyssey crew toured city of Ottawa landmarks including, Parliament Hill, the Rideau canal and ByWard Market.

Follow the Odyssey at facebook.com/ShrinersHospitalsforChildrenCanada or twitter.com/ShrinersCanada.

For more information about the Canada Shriners Hospital call 800-361-7256.

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