/R E P E A T -- The United Senior Citizens of Ontario Inc. holds 52nd annual

TORONTO, Aug. 2 /CNW/ - The United Senior Citizens of Ontario Inc., (U.S.C.O.) is holding its 52nd annual convention at the Holiday Inn & Conference Centre, 601 Scottsdale Drive, Guelph Ontario on August 16, 17, and 18, 2010 with approximately 200 delegates in attendance.

Representing some 300,000 seniors across the province, the U.S.C.O. is dedicated to promoting the quality of life of older adults through educating, counselling and advising seniors, service providers, and policy makers about issues of importance to seniors.

The delegates discuss resolutions that have been submitted by many of our 900 clubs.

These resolutions will be debated and voted on. Those passed will be forwarded in a brief to the various government ministries involved.

There will be speakers representing provincial and local government as well as presentations on other timely topics of interest to seniors.

This year the U.S.C.O. convention is dedicated to "Senior Awareness, Continuing to Care"

There will be booths available for people to peruse and workshops on Monday evening.

We look forward to a very exciting and challenging convention as we debate issues such as health, pension, transportation, etc.

We invite all persons over the age of 50 to become active in the seniors movement by joining the largest volunteer, grass-roots senior association in Ontario.

Give yourself a voice in your future - call U.S.C.O office at 1-888-320-2222 Or e-mail us at office@uscont.ca

SOURCE United Senior Citizens of Ontario

For further information: For further information: MEDIA CONTACTS: Ken Cunningham, President; Joyce Mitchell, 1st Vice-President, 1-888-320-2222

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