Fabio Costante Windsor

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Mic Mac Graffiti Clean Up a great COMMUNITY Success

Friends,

Here are some before and after shots of our graffiti clean up at Mic Mac Park over the weekend. A big thank you to Windsor Police, Crime Stoppers, the University of Windsor and Odette MBA class, Julian Franch for organizing the event, the entire Our West End team, United Way Windsor-Essex and lastly, the resident volunteers, both young and old, who helped make it happen. We are a great COMMUNITY!

Fabio












Olde Sandwich Towne Farmers' Market Up and Running!

Friends,

If you haven't already, I would strongly encourage you to go check out the Olde Sandwich Towne's Farmers' Market on Mill and Sandwich, right behind the Barrell House. It is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 3pm. There is also live music every Saturday from 11am to 1pm.

Some items for sale at the Market include:
- collectibles
- t-shirts
- kitchen-ware
- local produce from local farmers
- greenhouse products
- …and more

There will be more produce from local farmers coming in the near future.

There are spots open for interested vendors. Please call Bill Voakes at 519-990-1055 if you are interested.

Fabio

Support Bowlero Bowling in the West-End!

Friends,

I received the following email from a west-end resident asking me to post this to the blog.

Our West End Friends,
Did you know West Windsor has the largest 10 Pin Bowling Centre in Canada on Tecumseh Rd West?! 

Recently it has come to our attention that 
Bowlero Bowling Lanes
675 Tecumseh Rd West 

just East of Crawford Ave is OPEN!!
519-258-9321
http://revs.ca/revs-bowlero/index.php

I enjoyed a great night of bowling with the little guy in my family last week. 
I spoke with Manager Kevin, who says he is happy to host all ages bowling for west end families, youth, seniors and groups at Bowlero.

We also talked about the great fundraising program Bowlero offers; choose various bowling styles like 
Rock and Bowl or Tournament style bowling with great food package options.   
for more info Call 519-258-9321 or email:  kfink@revs.ca
A great family and friends activity.  The bowling rates are reasonable and the food is great!
(My personal tip, order the pizza!)

Let's support the resources we have in West Windsor to keep them here!!

Please call ahead if you will be bringing a large group.
Bowlero 519-258-9321 

Hours of Operation
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday4PM to 9PM
Thursday12PM to 8PM
Friday12PM to 12AM
Saturday12PM to 12AM
Sunday12PM to 8PM

Friday & Saturday - Rock and Bowl runs from 6PM to 12AM 

Open Bowling Rate

New Price List (Tax Included):

Prices

Adult$4.00 / game
Students/Seniors$4.00 / game
Kids/Special Needs$1.75 / game

Shoe Rental
  • $3.00 - Adults
  • $2.00 - Students/Seniors
  • $0.50 - Kids/Special Needs
  • $2.50 - Leagues

For any inquiries please call 519-258-9321 ext. 0

Summer Kick-Off Concert Featuring Assumption High School

Friends, 

This was sent to me from a west-end resident who is supporting the Assumption High School Music Program. 

Fabio


Cuddles Clothing for Kids in Need of FREE Space

Friends,

Cuddles Clothing for Kids, currently operating out of St. Mark's Church, is looking for free alternate space since the St. Mark's building is now up for sale. Please see their kijiji ad below that was forwarded to me from a west-end resident.

Volunteer Organization Needs New Space

Fabio

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Graffiti Clean Up at Mic Mac Park!

Friends,

Join us and Windsor Police on June 14th for a graffiti clean up at Mic Mac Park. A big thanks to Julian Franch, the Our West End Community Analyst and Facilitator, for organizing this event. See the flyer below for more details.

Regards,

Fabio


Tuesday, June 3, 2014

College Ave Reopens with Bike Lanes

Friends,

Please see the link below from windsorite.ca. College Ave construction is complete and open for regular use.

College Ave Reopens

Fabio

Charity Yard Sale for West-End Groups!

Friends,

Please see below an email from Rita Higgins, founder of the West End Crawlers and great west-end advocate and volunteer.

CHARITY YARD SALE!  SATURDAY JUNE 7TH8AM-NOON
IN THE LOT, TWO HOUSES FROM 851 CURRY
TELL YOUR FRIENDS!!
PROCEEDS GO TO:  THE BRIDGEVIEW COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM INC., BLOOMFIELD HOUSE, THE EMANCIPATION DAY COMMITTEE OF WINDOR, AND HAVEN CAT RESCUE.  AS USUAL, WE’LL ALSO BE ACCEPTING NON-PERISHABLE FOOD AND MONETARY DONATIONS TO SUPPORT WEST END FOOD BANKS.
LOTS OF STUFF AS WELL AS RAFFLES, 50/50 DRAW, AND FREE COFFEE TOO!  TICKET HOLDERS NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN AT DRAW TIME, 10:00AM, SUNDAY JUNE 8TH.  ONE OF THE ITEMS BEING RAFFLED IS A BRAND NEW, STILL IN THE BOX, PRO-FORM XP 600 ELIPTICAL TRAINER!  (DRAW DATE FOR THE ELIPTICAL IS NOON, AUGUST 4TH.  TICKET HOLDER NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN)
JOIN US IN SUPPORT OF THESE GREAT ORGANIZATIONS!

Bloomfield House Fundraiser

Friends,

I received the following from TJ Travis, founder of the Bloomfield House. Please stop by if you can and spread the word.

Hello Fabio,

Could you please share our event on the blog.

Thanks :)


-We need as many of you to come out as possible because The Bloomfield House needs a new roof and this event is a step in the right direction.

On Saturday, June 7th, The 519 Band is shooting a music video at Buddies Eatery & Tap (located at 3206 Sandwich Street) and they kindly offered to turn this gig into a fundraiser for The Bloomfield House. Big Up's to them!!!!

The Bloomfield House is a grass roots outreach initiative facilitated by the community for the community. Our mission is to provide a safe an accessible space for community organizing, mobilizing and revitalizing marginalized community's. For more info check us out on facebook "The Bloomfield House" PEACE :)

Cover is a $5 donation (or more if you can) :)

And the show will begin at 8pm

Come! and bring your friends and family! Let's set the dance floor on fire :P