Cindy Lawrence being presented with safety award

CINDY LAWRENCE PRESENTED WITH SAFETY AWARD FOR HER WORK WITH HALTON CHILDREN’S SAFETY VILLAGE

TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) recently honoured Cindy Lawrence, Halton Regional Police Service with a Safety Leadership Award for her work with the Halton Regional Police Service Children’s Safety Village. The Halton Regional Police Service Children’s Safety Village is a miniature town with buildings, sidewalks, roads and traffic signals. It opened in 1987 and has approximately 10,000 children visit each year for free safety-based classes. The safety village has also worked with OTLA members to run the Helmets on Kids program.

The OTLA Safety Leadership Awards were established in 2011 to honour individuals or organizations that have made “remarkable and extensive contributions towards enhancing safety awareness in their communities in Ontario and helped to prevent injury to those around them.”

(L-R: Laura Hillyer, OTLA Director; Cindy Lawrence, Halton Regional Police Service)

About the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association: Founded in 1991, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) is an organization of more than 1,600 plaintiff lawyers, law clerks, articling students and law students. Our purpose is to promote access to justice for all Ontarians, preserve and improve the civil justice system, and advocate for the rights of those who have suffered injury and losses as the result of wrongdoing by others, while at the same time advocating strongly for safety initiatives. For more information, visit www.otla.com.

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For more information, please contact: John Karapita, Director of Public Affairs, OTLA Tel: 289-242-8577

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