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Community Living Month

Inclusion, Possibilities to Shine Brightly on May 4th

Towns and cities across Ontario, Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln, will be a little brighter on the evening of May 4th, 2018. That’s because buildings and structures in communities across the province will be illuminated in blue and green as part of the third annual Shine a Light on Community Living campaign. The nighttime spectacle, which includes the lighting of the CN Tower and Community Living – Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln’s Administration building (191 South Service Road, Grimsby) is one of many events taking place in support of Community Living Month that will foster awareness around the importance of inclusion for people who have an intellectual disability and their families.

“Through our work and that of other Community Living organizations and their communities, opportunities are being created every day for people who have an intellectual disability to participate actively, whether that’s at work, with their friends, or wherever else they choose to be,” said France Vaillancourt, Executive Director. 

On Friday May 4th, we are encouraging our staff, our community partners and people supported to wear green and blue in support of Community Living Month and to raise further awareness about what we do.

Community Living agencies’ administrative buildings will cast blue and green shadows on May 4th, and the Toronto sign in Nathan Phillips Square and Fort Erie’s Peace Bridge will also be illuminated, as will many municipal offices, banks, and restaurants across Ontario in support of Community Living.

The CN Tower illumination will begin at sunset; however the lighting won’t become fully visible until the sky darkens sufficiently approximately 30 minutes later. As it does every night, a standard light show will run for eight minutes at the top of every hour. The lighting will conclude at sunrise.

Friends of Community Living are encouraged to participate in the campaign by posting their photos to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media channels using the hashtag #shinealightonCL.

 

For additional information, please contact:        

France Vaillancourt

Executive Director

Community Living – Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln

905-563-4115 ext. 211

fvaillancourt@cl-grimsbylincoln.ca

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AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Monday, June 11th, 2018


In accordance with section 28 of Community Living Grimsby, Lincoln and West Lincoln’s by-laws, we would like to inform the public and our membership of the upcoming Annual General Meeting which will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm, at Mountainview Church, 290 Main Street East, Grimsby.  For more information on the AGM, please contact the number below or visit our website at http://www.cl-grimsbylincoln.ca/

In accordance with section 3 (1) “Any person who supports the purposes and objects of the Association may be admitted as a general member by the Board of Directors.  An annual membership fee shall be levied”.  Therefore, the Board of Directors would like to advise people that if they wish to be eligible to vote at the AGM, they must have completed a membership form by May 21, 2018. This form is available at our office located at 191 South Service Road or on our website.

At this meeting, we will review the activities of the Association for the previous year as well as presenting the financial statements and the Auditor’s report. An Auditor must be appointed for the coming year and discussion on any other issues that may be submitted to the AGM by the membership. Member’s agenda items which have been received by the Secretary in accordance with Section 28 (3) (4) shall be discussed.

Proposed amendments to the By-Laws:

In accordance with Section 28 (2) “New By-Laws and amendment to or revocations of existing By-Laws passed by the Board of Directors in the previous year shall be presented for confirmation by the members”.  The proposed amendments are available at our 191 South Service Rd Location or on our Website. 

Notice of vacancies

In accordance with Section 5 (1) the affairs of the Association shall be managed by a Board of a minimum of eight (8) to a maximum of (14) Directors. We would like to advise members that there are 6 vacancies on the Board of Directors.  The nominating Committee will be reviewing applications in order to fill as many vacancies and present potential candidates for election at the AGM.  Interested members of the association are encouraged to submit their application.  Applications must be submitted before May 14, 2018.  The application can be found on our website or contact:

Samantha Morris at smorris@cl-grimsbylincoln.ca

905-563-4115 ext. 202

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Inclement Weather & Closure

During the winter months it may be necessary to cancel transportation or programs due to bad weather.

For early morning cancellation notices, please tune into 610am radio or check here to see which programs are affected by inclement weather.