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Guelph Storm Adopt-A-Charity Program

Adopt a local charity by purchasing season tickets, and the Guelph Storm will match your donation! Community Living Guelph Wellington was graciously chosen as one of the five recipient charities this year for the inaugural Adopt-A-Charity initiative by the Guelph Storm. With the generosity of local sponsors, we are looking forward to offering Storm tickets to our communities. What a…

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Connecting Communities – Virtual Workshops – a Passport Story

Connecting Communities – Virtual Workshops – a Passport Story As the World navigates through the ups and downs of the COVID-19 pandemic with new restrictions and recommendations, the Passport Team needed to develop a new way to support people through their passport funding. With Wellington County consistently being in a COVID colour zone that effects in person supports, the team…

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CLGW Happenings

Changes with Passport Community Developer – Wellington and Dufferin

Community Living Guelph Wellington would like to take this opportunity to thank Karenda Carpenter for her years with us as our region’s Passport Community Developer. Karenda has accepted a new role as the Passport Coordinator with Central West Specialized Developmental Services and her last day as a Passport Community Developer will be Friday, March 12, 2021. Once CWSDS hires a…

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Announcing CLGW’s new Executive Director

Announcing our new Executive Director A message from Community Living Guelph Wellington’s President, Board of Directors Community Living Guelph Wellington’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Cindy Kinnon has accepted the position of Executive Director, beginning December 14th, 2020. In this role, Cindy will lead and manage CLGW with strategic directions established and approved by the Board of…

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Search for CLGW’s next Executive Director

Are you, or do you know someone, who could be CLGW’s next Executive Director? Community Living Guelph Wellington is one of Ontario’s largest providers of services to adults with Developmental Disabilities and is searching for an Executive Director to replace its retiring and highly respected incumbent. Are you a principled leader looking to create a meaningful impact in the lives…

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Laura Hanley is retiring!

Retirement Announcement – Laura Hanley     Dear friend of Community Living Guelph Wellington, On behalf of the Board of Directors and Community Living Guelph Wellington, I am both appreciative and saddened to announce the retirement of our Executive Director, Laura Hanley. Laura has been a very effective leader for Community Living Guelph Wellington.  She has helped shape our organization’s…

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Annual General Meeting – Postponed

Annual General Meeting – Postponed Due to the current state of emergency we have made the decision to postpone our AGM until September 23, 2020. Once we have a better idea of how the restrictions will be lifted and the guidelines for group gatherings, we will provide an update. Please note that your AGM package will also be delayed. We…

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Update – 2020 Fashion Gala

2020 Spring Fashion Gala – Update and what’s next First and foremost, from the Fashion Gala Committee and from all of us here at Community Living Guelph Wellington, we hope you are well, healthy and safe. Each year, we host a wonderful group of fashionistas, hopeful to see Spring fashion trends while raising important funds for Community Living Guelph Wellington….

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In the News: Community Living adjusting to how it meets needs of those living with developmental disabilities

Courtesy of GuelphToday. Read the original article here. Community Living adjusting to how it meets needs of those living with developmental disabilities Fundraiser is being held to purchase iPads to support residents through the adjustments the pandemic has created in their lives By: Maxine Betteridge-Moes Brandon Reeves was busy working three jobs in Guelph prior to the pandemic, but now he…

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MEDIA RELEASE: “A great 42 years” – Norm Jary Golf Tournament Coming to and End

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 June 2019   CONTACT: Annie Knight Marketing and Development Lead 519-400-4852 annieknight@clgw.ca   “A great 42 years” – Norm Jary Golf Tournament Coming to an End GUELPH, Ontario – One of the longest running benefit golf tournaments in Canada is coming to an end. A collaborative effort between former Guelph Mayor, Norm Jary, and Community Living…

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RELEASE: Raising the flag on disability and inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 30 April 2019 Raising the flag on disability and inclusion GUELPH, Ontario – This Thursday, the City of Guelph and Community Living Guelph Wellington will be hosting a flag raising to celebrate community, inclusion and people with disabilities. The flag raising kicks off a month-long focus on disability rights, inclusion, and awareness for Community Living. “It’s about…

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