** UPDATE – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be postponing many of our upcoming 2020 Community Living Month events, including the Flag Raising, until September 2020.
September is Community Living Month for 2020 – Join the Celebration!
During the month of
May September we will have several events planned to celebrate the abilities of people, and to bring awareness to the need for enhanced supports and services. More details coming soon on these dates…
September 1st- Blue & Green Day- Many members of the CLC-K family will join in to show their support for Community Living and #inclusion!
**Date TBD – Boston Pizza Night – We’re excited to be hosting another fundraising night at Boston Pizza in Chatham this year!
If you are interested in volunteering your time as a server, contact Nicole at email@example.com
Date TBD – Shine a Light – Once again, we will leverage 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 – will be illuminated in blue and green that night. #shinealightonCL
**September 1, 2020 – Flag Raising and Barbecue at the Civic Centre – Our Annual Flag Raising ceremony takes place in front of the Chatham Kent Civic Centre.
At this event, we will announce the recipient of the Joyce M. Carr Champion Award which is presented by Joyce Carr and Steve Stokley of JOBWORX – Employment Services.
The recipients of The Rob McLandress Make a Dream Come True Fund, will also be announced and awarded with their $1,000 cheques at our 2020 Flag Raising Ceremony.
We will also have one of our Leaders Within graduates welcome our attendees. Updated details coming soon…
2019 Community Living Month Events
On May 25th, 2019 – Bill’s Bowl-A-Thon– Bill did an outstanding job this year with his bi-annual Bowl-a-thon on Saturday, May 25 at Bowlerama. With the help of Doreen Furness, Bill raised a whopping $6,077 for CLC-K!
Thank you, Bill, for all your hard work, and thank you to the community partners who helped support this wonderful event!