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Minto Charity Golf Classic 2014

We are happy to announce that once again:

THE MINTO CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC, presented by THE PALMERSTON LION’S CLUB will be in partnership with COMMUNITY LIVING GUELPH WELLINGTON’S ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT on WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 at the PIKE LAKE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB RESORT.

We are working together again this year and are pleased to invite you to our Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this tournament will be divided equally between Community Living Guelph Wellington and The Palmerston Lion’s Club.

The tournament will include 18 holes of golf, 4 person scramble, golf cart, lunch, dinner, special event holes, a putting green and a prize table.

The entry fee is $125 per player which includes your golf, cart, lunch, dinner, speciality package and prize. Lunch provided at the clubhouse before you start or during your round at the halfway house.

Shotgun start – 1:00pm – dinner and prizes to follow.

Please find your registration form attached and submit by August 27, 2014.

Please make check out to the Palmerston Lion’s Club

If you have any questions, you can call: Lori Ziegler 519 323 4050 ext 24 OR Dave Wilson 519- 343-2317

Registration Form (doc)

Thank you!

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Students from John F. Ross attended Community Living Guelph Wellingtons AGM on June 18th, 2014 to share their project for the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative. The girls received A+ on their project which allowed them to compete at the next level. Their project won and received $5000.00 to be given back to Community Living/ARC.  Participants were Amelia Kunze, Larysa Martin, Emily Sanderson & Joyce Tao

Click here to download their video (mp4) (53.2mb)

Grocery Assistance Program

Grocery Assistance Program – G.A.P.  (226-314-0882)

We are proud to announce the start of The ‘G.A.P.’

The Grocery Assistance Program aims to respond to the needs of individuals C.L.G.W. supports in the Supported Living Program (SIL) program by giving them some much needed grocery items monthly.

Did you know that over 50% of people on social assistance access a Food bank on a regular basis? Or that market rent in our area ranges from $650 to over $900/month? Many of our SIL members do not live in subsidized housing nor get any extra funding for their rent. Did you know that the current wait time to move into ‘housing’ is over 8 years. This creates a financial strain by leaving very little funds left to cover monthly expenses.

With the Grocery Assistance Program, we try to help bridge the ‘gap’ between running low or out of food and having enough to eat until the end of the month. Individuals sign up to receive groceries through their Support Worker or through the G.A.P. phone number. The G.A.P. operates out of ARC the 3rd Monday of every month from 10a.m.-12p.m.

But… We need YOUR help!  We graciously are asking everyone if they can donate non-perishable items for the Food Pantry. We also are making our efforts fun. The groceries donated will be weighed and recorded. Every month a special reward will be given to the program or person donating the most. Look for donation boxes at ARC  or call the program at 226-314-0882. . To sustain the program we also will be planning some special events. Our intention is also to connect with other community agencies and sponsors to help build inventory.

Thank-You

New Agreement

A new 2 year contract has been ratified by the Board of Directors and CUPE 4392.