Press Release: Legends Row Mississauga
Mississauga, ON: Legends Row, Mississauga’s Walk of Fame is pleased to announce the Induction of three new members for 2021
For the first time in it’s 10-year history, an organization will become an alumni. Currently, Legends Row have inducted 50 individuals since it’s inception in 2013.
Jim Tovey (1949-2018) - Community Builder/Leaders Long before he became a city Councillor, Jim Tovey was a visionary, an environmentalist, community activist and inspirational leader. He was a dynamite package of passion, plans and persistence. So many of the initiatives now in progress, were the “out of the box” thinking of Jim. Inspiring our community to dream and visualize, driving ideas to City Hall and making them happen.
Michael “Pinball” Clemons - Athletics
Few people exemplify the qualities of personal excellence, teamwork, community leadership, and overcoming the odds better than CFL legend Michael “Pinball” Clemons. In 1990, he received the CFL's Most Outstanding Player Award after setting a single season record for all-purpose yards at (3,300). Clemons compiled a brilliant CFL career with the Toronto Argonauts; a three-time Grey Cup Champion with 12 all-time team records to his credit, he also set pro-football records for most career combined yards of 25,396. Michael is a man of true character, an incredibly generous spirit and a quiet dignity that shines on and off the field.
Trillium Health Care Partners - Public Service At Trillium Health Care Partners, more than 12,000 employees demonstrated courage, compassion and excellence since the very onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, going above and beyond to care for our community and each other in the toughest, most unexpected of times. At Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, they remained flexible and strong when guidelines changed, rallied together to rise to the call of long-term care homes – providing support to all 19 in Mississauga – developed an in-house COVID-19 lab test, set up 3 Assessment Centres, one Pandemic Response Unit, 2 vaccination clinics and provided more than 304,000 virtual consults to patients who needed care. Every individual at THP played a crucial role in taking on this pandemic, from frontline workers, to support staff, to their leadership. Legends Row proudly salutes the entire THP team who rose to the occasion in our time of greatest need.
The 2021 Legends Row Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 21st, 2023 at 2:00 pm in the Great Hall of the Civic Centre. The public are invited to attend the ceremony.
Legends Row, Mississauga’s Walk Fame is located at Celebration Square inside the Jubilee Garden.For further information please contact:
Ron Duquette, Legends Row Founder
Trillium Health Partners