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We’ve Got This – Mike

Meet Mike. Or should we say, the next lead singer and guitarist for a Guelph/Wellington band!? When we caught up with Mike for his We’ve Got This photoshoot, he met us with guitar in hand. Before we could even break into his photoshoot, he asked: “Do you want to hear Kokomo?” Of course! So as Mike strummed the sunny afternoon…

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We’ve Got This – Connie

Meet Connie. A natural connector, Connie likes to keep busy and continuously learn. Before the pandemic, she was hands-on with a few different opportunities, and you might have read a story about her and her connections to the Independent Hearts curriculum at Community of Hearts. Like most of us, being hands-on and engaged has required a big shift to online….

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We’ve Got This – Karen

Meet Karen. My guess, though, is you’ve met Karen somewhere along your way with Community Living Guelph Wellington. Karen is our resident jill of all trades. She’s played a part in EmployMEnt Options, training and person-centred approach to support, volunteerism, Campus Friends, and so much more. She has also supported a number of organizations in our community. So you might…

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We’ve Got This – Colin

Meet Colin. When we met up with Colin for his We’ve Got This photoshoot, it was happy hour. “You have to sip it slowly.” After serving us with some of the best advice we’ve heard, how could he possibly top that? “COVID sucks.” Ah, he topped it. While most of us are feeling some kind of way, Colin shared that…

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We’ve Got This – Zach

Meet Zach. When we met up with Zach for his We’ve Got This photoshoot, it was a family affair! And why wouldn’t it be? Throughout the pandemic, Zach has been staying at home and spending nearly all of his time with his family. Early on into the pandemic, his dad started growing out his COVID beard. So, Zach did the…

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We’ve Got This – Nancy

Meet Nancy. If you’ve called CLGW’s main phone line, or visited our Administrative offices in Guelph at any point, my guess is you’ve been greeted by this cheerful person. Typically an administrative support and reception professional, the pandemic has kept Nancy on her toes. Her job has shifted drastically, now including stocking and shipping Personal Protective Equipment for our 40+…

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We’ve Got This – Fiona

Meet Fiona. Well, perhaps you’ve also already met Fiona, and just didn’t know it. Meeting up for her We’ve Got This photoshoot, Fiona made sure to do two things: Showcase just how artistic and busy she’s been keeping. That modelling never waits. Pre-pandemic, Fiona waltzed the runway at CLGW’s and Expressions by DSK’s Fashion Gala. There have even been times…

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We’ve Got This – Mike and Bob

Meet Mike and Bob. A few stories ago, you met a pal of theirs. With this sunnier weather, we couldn’t help thinking about their We’ve Got This photoshoot. After all, it’s perfect baseball weather. The trio of sports fans really came to life on that field. Being out in the sunshine. Having a physically distanced hangout that’s not in front…

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We’ve Got This – Mary Ellen

Meet Mary Ellen. When we met up with Mary Ellen for her We’ve Got This photoshoot, we got chatting about all sorts of things. We talked about CLGW and Expressions by DSK’s Fashion Gala, and missing hitting the runway. Mary Ellen has been a staple in the show, really bringing the fun in the fashion sets she models. We chatted…

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We’ve Got This – Jackie

Meet Jackie. Like many of us, Jackie has been missing a lot of people. She’s really had to hunker down, seeing less people while doing her best to stay safe and healthy. Early on, Jackie’s roommate, Margo, invested in something pretty cool. Together, they got to work making something that would help bridge not seeing people. Hugs cards. In a…

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We’ve Got This – Odessa

Meet Odessa. When we met up with Odessa for her We’ve Got This phootshoot, we met up with her during her morning routine. Alongside mom, Odessa will walk over to the local Tim’s, order her usual, and walk on back with their family pup. Then, simply, they sit in their garden and enjoy their spoils. Their house is a peaceful…

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We’ve Got This – Alessia

Meet Alessia. As we prepared for each We’ve Got This photoshoot, we encouraged people to bring along a prop or something that showcased how they have been keeping busy and resilient through this pandemic. Well, Alessia’s prop wasn’t so much an object as it was a part of herself. So, while you’re meeting Alessia, also meet baby bump! In Alessia’s…

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