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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Food Drive to Support Local Food Banks

Friends, see a notice below from fellow west-ender Rita Higgins:

FOOD DRIVE 2016!
IF YOU ARE ABLE, PLEASE DONATE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, TO
STATHIS GRILL:  1657 COLLEGE AVE.
TO SUPPORT LOCAL FOOD BANKS! 
FOOD BANK DONATIONS:
Sliced white or brown bread
Canned goods:  pasta, pasta sauce, canned fruits & veggies
Juices, coffee, whitener, teas, hot chocolate, sugar/sweetener
Condiments:   (mayo, mustard, ketchup, soya sauce, jam, peanut butter, salad dressing, etc.)
Kitchen necessities:  (plastic wrap, tin foil, coffee filters, paper towels, cleaning supplies, etc.)

OTHER NEEDED DONATIONS FOR SHELTERS:
Socks (Children & Adult)
Underwear (Children & Adult)
Bras
PJ’s (Children & Adult)
Gift cards:  (grocery stores, clothing stores, Tim Horton’s, Shoppers, etc.)
Toiletries:  (shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, brushes, combs, hair ties, etc.)

Monetary donations also very much appreciated!   (This is the best way you can help, as the food banks can use it on the things they need most.) 
Please call Rita Higgins:  519 903 6382.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!



Reminder: 20 Year Strategic Vision and Ward 2 Meeting at Mackenzie Hall

Friends, 

Just a reminder about the Ward 2 Meeting and 20 Year Strategic Visioning event tomorrow evening at Mackenzie Hall.

Please feel free to forward to your contacts.

Thursday, October 15
Ward 2 Councillor Elliott
​20-Year Strategic Vision 6pm
Annual Ward Meeting 7pm
Mackenzie Hall
3277 Sandwich Street



I’ll see you there!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Supreme Court to decide fate of boarded up Ambassador Bridge homes

Friends,

See this article by the Windsor Star. The City of Windsor was granted leave to appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada. I will be following this closely and will provide updates as this progress. In the meantime, see the link below.

Supreme Court to Decide Fate of Boarded-Up Ambassador Bridge Homes

Upcoming Thanksgiving Events!

Friends,

See an email from Tammy Murray:

The Redeemed Christian Church of God Adullam House of Refuge Invites West Windsor residents to its 2 upcoming community events:

Sunday October 11th
11am
Church Service and  
Turkey Give Away
 while supplies last
For residents who wish to attend their
Service
1636 Tecumseh Rd West (near Campbell Ave)

On Monday October 12th,
The church welcomes the community to join in its first  
Turkey Dinner
at 6pm
Please call to reserve a seat as space is limited

Thanks,

Tammy



Halloween Party and Christmas Dinner

Friends, see an email I received from Rita Higgins in Bridgeview... 

Hi Fabio!
Our 1st Annual Pig Roast was a great success!  The community sure came through, for The Bridgeview Community Outreach Program inc.! 
We'd like to invite the community to two of our upcoming events:  our Halloween Party on October 25th and our Christmas Dinner on December 6th
Both events need to have kids registered early, in order to have a chance to win prizes, get candy, and presents
It's much appreciated if you could post these up!
THANK YOU!  ☺


For details on the Christmas Dinner, get in touch with Rita at westendcrawlers@gmail.com

Friday, October 2, 2015

Community Clean Sweep

Friends,

Please spread the word and help clean up our streets! This is a great community initiative!


West Mesh a Success!

Friends,

Below is a note from Tammy Murray, Outreach Coordinator for Our West End Neighbourhood Renewal:

 Amazing team work for neighbourhood renewal in West Windsor,
Thank you all for a great West Mesh community celebration on Sat Sept 19th !

Special Thanks to University Avenue Medical Centre for the sponsor of our Community Tent, in particular developers Van Niforos, the Penalty Box Restaurant, Dr. Jay Rampure and George Sofos.
Thank you to our friends from Ford City, Karlene Nielsen and TJ Auer for all of their amazing help!!
Coastline Band you were amazing, a community celebration wouldn't be the same without good music!!

Thanks to Our West End volunteers and Roundtable members, The Bridgeview Community Outreach Group, Bloomfield House and Bloomfield House Choir for our community entertainment, Cardinal Place for assistance/equipment and  all of our participating community partners, organizations and businesses.   

Thanks to our organizer Julian Franch and his family volunteers and to the OWE team Meagan Hugall, Fabio Costante, Leann Sassine for all of your amazing work over the past couple of years!  It truly does take a village!!! If I've missed anyone, just know we are very appreciative of all of your hard work and contributions!
Tammy Murray

Outreach Coordinator