Posts Tagged ‘community living’

  • Chatham man wins travel lottery

    Feb 5, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The years is off to a good start for Dave Polowick of Chatham as he was named the grand prize winner of Community Living Wallaceburg’s 2019 Travel Club Lottery. The vacation – a $3,498 value – includes flights and seven night’s accommodations in Faro,...

  • Stone Fund accepting applications

    Nov 27, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Applications are now being accepted for The Jonathan Daniel Stone Fund. The fund can be used to support initiatives to assist children and their families who have been diagnosed with autism and/or other intellectual disabilities, according to Community...

  • Too much rain in too little time

    Aug 1, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The administrative offices of Community Living Chatham-Kent are closed today and Thursday due to flooding. Officials say Tuesday evening’s heavy rain proved too much for the roof drains on the Riverview Drive building, resulting in water pouring into some...

  • Marking inclusivity in C-K

    May 16, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The flag went up, as did the smiles, recently at the Civic Centre to mark Community Living Month. On May 8, Community Living Chatham-Kent (CLC-K) staff, members and their families celebrated by hearing success stories and handing out awards. Merrick and...

  • It’s dreamtime in C-K

    Feb 20, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

      The Rob McLandress Make a Dream Come True Fund was made possible through a bequest to Community Living Chatham-Kent by the late Father James Williams. Williams was an ongoing supporter of the work of Community Living Chatham-Kent, and his bequest was made...

  • High marks for Community Living C-K

    Nov 27, 17 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    In 2015, Community Living Chatham-Kent began the process of achieving a voluntary accreditation through FOCUS, and last week, was awarded a four-year accreditation with an overall score of 96.45 per cent. Brian Dunne, a board member with FOCUS Accreditation,...

  • Stone Fund applications available

    Oct 26, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Jonathan Daniel Stone Fund is back for its fourth year, according to Community Living Chatham-Kent. This fund celebrates the life of Jonathan Daniel Stone, a child who had autism and died suddenly at the age of 11 in May of 2013. He was a student at...

  • Support for Operation BackPacks

    Sep 7, 17 • 0 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Community Living Chatham-Kent recently donated $1,000 towards the United Way of Chatham-Kent’s Operation BackPacks 2017 Campaign. The funds came from part of the proceeds from Community Living’s second annual Food Crawl which took place earlier in the...

  • A celebration of inclusivity

    May 9, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Community Living Chatham-Kent (CLCK) and the municipality gathered recently to celebrate inclusivity in this community. Last week’s inclement weather sent the ceremony indoors May 2 at the Civic Centre, as dozens of members of CLCK and their families took...

  • May is Community Living Month

    Apr 25, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Community Living Month is celebrated across the province during May. The month celebrates the accomplishments, gifts and talents that people who have an intellectual disability bring to their communities. Community Living also advocates for inclusion in all...