Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Pauline Charron

Seniors' advocate

1920-1979; born in Orléans (Ottawa).

Founded Le Club « 60 » d’Eastview (Vanier) in 1963 in order to improve services in French to seniors in Ottawa.

The centre, still in operation today, is now called Le Centre Pauline Charron; it continues to offer a wide range of cultural and social services to francophone seniors.

Founding member of la Fédération des aînés francophones in Ottawa.

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