May is Community Living Month – Join the Celebration!
During the month of May we have several events planned to celebrate the abilities of people and to bring awareness to the need for enhanced supports and services.
May 1st- Blue & Green Day- Celebrate with is on May 1st by wearing Blue and Green. Many members of the CLC-K family joined in to show their support for Community Living and #inclusion!
May 2nd – Boston Pizza – We had an amazing turn out on May 2nd for this fundraiser! $620 was raised for Community Living Chatham-Kent.
May 3rd – Shine a Light – Once again, we leveraged our collective voice through this campaign to advocate for the full participation, inclusion, and citizenship of all people who have an intellectual disability. Canada’s most iconic structure – The CN Tower – was illuminated in blue and green that night. Thank you to all our locations that took part in #shinealightonCL
May 7th – Flag Raising and Barbecue at the Civic Centre – Our Annual Flag Raising ceremony at the Chatham Kent Civic Centre took place inside Council Chambers this year.
Truly Green was the recipient of the Joyce M. Carr Champion Award which was presented by Joyce Carr, Steve Stokley and students from the School Days to Pay Days Program.
The recipients of The Rob McLandress Make a Dream Come True Fund, Raymond Murphy and Jennifer Brown, were awarded with their $1,000 cheques at our 2019 Flag Raising Ceremony on May 7th at the Civic Center.
The CLC-K flag will be hanging at the John D. Bradley Centre for the month of May!
May 16 – Community Family Film Night – Join us at the Chatham Capital Theatre for our FREE movie night. We are also collecting canned goods for the local food bank at this event. We will have a box sitting in the lobby for anyone who is able to donate.
We will be showing ‘The Upside’ (click image below to view trailer)…
May 25th- Bill’s Bowl-A-Thon– Bill will be hosting his 3rd Semi Annual Bowl-A-Thon. Bill is a gold medallist and a avid 10 pin bowler. If you would like to show your support, you can drop in between 10am-5pm to watch Bill bowl at the Chatham Bowlerama.