Last call for Scarborough Walk of Fame nominations

Nominations close on October 15.

Greetings fellow Scarborough residents.

Nominations are now coming in quickly for the next Scarborough Walk of Fame Celebration Day, taking place at Scarborough Town Centre on April 10, 2024.

SWOF showcases and celebrates the best of Scarborough. We have so many talented, accomplished and,
well, famous people … right here in Scarborough, who make a difference here at home and, in some cases, become ambassadors for Scarborough around the world. Want to nominate someone to be a “Star” on the Scarborough Walk of Fame? Please act quickly!

Visit the SWOF Nominations page at: to find the eligibility criteria and to submit your nomination.

Any questions about the nominations process? Please contact us at:

In case you missed it …

Glenn De Baeremaeker new chair, Scarborough Walk of Fame

SCRO is thrilled to announce the appointment of Glenn De Baeremaeker as the new Chair of the Scarborough Walk of Fame!

Many of us know Glenn well. Glenn was a 15- year Scarborough councillor and deputy mayor with a huge passion for environmental causes, including Rouge Park. Glenn was a long-time board member of the Toronto Zoo and is a proud graduate of University of Toronto Scarborough. And Glenn was a 2022
inductee on the Scarborough Walk of Fame!

We are honoured to have a passionate Scarborough leader of Glenn’s stature leading a high-performing team of Scarborough volunteers for this signature Scarborough program.

In other news …

Scarborough Southwest by-election

Candidates meetings, November 4 and 9
Birchmount Community Centre
Organized by Scarborough United Neighbourhoods (SUN)

SUN will be holding in-person candidates meetings at Birchmount Community Centre, 93 Birchmount Road.

Further information is provided by SUN in this e-newsletter. Please scroll down.

SUN is looking for volunteers to help with this event. Can you help? Please contact Ron Parkinson at Please check the SUN Facebook page at for updates.

SCRO online town halls continue. Our next one is on January 16.

SCRO strives to advocate to all levels of government, public officials, and policy makers to advance Scarborough-wide priorities. To do this well, it’s important to periodically check in with our fellow passionate Scarborough residents.

Our next online town hall is on January 16 at 7:00 pm. Please mark your calendars. Registration info to follow. Join us and share your passions and priorities for Scarborough.
Your input will help to steer SCRO’s advocacy. You may also discover how you can become more involved with SCRO through these discussions.

Questions? Please contact us at Let’s all work together for a better Scarborough, the place we are all proud to call home.

Larry Whatmore
Scarborough Community Renewal Organization
(416) 562-210

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Lary Whatmore

Larry Whatmore is president of the Scarborough Community Renewal Association