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Media release: Bid for a cause in Community Living Huntsville’s Artists for Inclusion 2022

North Muskoka – A bid can win you some fine Muskoka art and help take action on homelessness, too. Community Living Huntsville hosts Artists for Inclusion, its second annual online auction of fine art, from June 20 to July 4, 2022. Funds raised support the not-for-profit organization’s Transitional Housing initiative for marginalized young men with […]

Media Release: Roy MacGregor to fascinate for a cause with ‘Tom & Winnie’ at Huntsville’s Algonquin Theatre

NORTH MUSKOKA – Why does a Canadian artist who died more than a century ago and painted relatively little still have such a grip on the imagination? Roy MacGregor, award-winning writer, renowned speaker, and Officer of the Order of Canada, re-examines Tom Thomson’s life, love, and death with Tom & Winnie: Art, Mystery and Tragedy […]

Pharmasave Huntsville wins Community Living Month Best Decorated Window Contest

Queue the confetti! A winner has been chose! Ten downtown businesses put their community spirit on display for our Community Living Month Best Decorated Window Contest, held in partnership with the Downtown Huntsville BIA, in May 2022. A volunteer committee that included community member Marjory Curry, Community Living Huntsville staff member Jamie Arnold, and Community […]

Huntsville Public Library displays inclusive books for Community Living Month

Huntsville Public Library has put inclusion on display to celebrate Community Living Huntsville’s 60th anniversary during Community Living Month 2022. “We are happy to help Community Living Huntsville celebrate 60 years. The services they provide are invaluable, and the library shares in their values of fostering inclusiveness in our community,” said David Tremblay, chief librarian […]

Who has downtown Huntsville’s best decorated window for Community Living month?

Community spirit in support of inclusion is on display in downtown Huntsville windows! Community Living Huntsville, in partnership with the Downtown Huntsville BIA, is thrilled with the blue and green storefront window displays that participating BIA members have created for our Community Living Month Best Decorated Window Contest in May 2022. The contest, in honour […]

Community Living flag flies at Huntsville Town Hall for inclusion in May 2022

The Town of Huntsville hoisted the Community Living flag at Town Hall in an air of celebration in May. “Thank you, everyone, for being here this morning, and thank you, Community Living Huntsville,” said Mayor Karin Terziano to the crowd outside Huntsville Town Hall in Civic Square on May 9 at 11:30 AM. “Sixty years […]

Media Release – Community Living Huntsville celebrates 60 years of Inspiring Possibilities for inclusion in May

  NORTH MUSKOKA – Community Living Huntsville has more than one reason to celebrate in May – and everyone is invited! Community Living Month, an annual provincewide campaign to recognize the accomplishments of the Community Living Movement, kicks off in May. The 2022 theme is Inspiring Possibilities. Community Living Huntsville and partners invite everyone to […]

You’re Invited! Transforming Together 2022

Calling all high school students and families! Community Living Huntsville and Huntsville High School host Transforming Together 2022, a three-part virtual information session, in April. The free online event aims to support students with disabilities and their families in planning for a successful and connected future. One video will be released on YouTube each week […]

New van arrives to Rev Up Independence

The new van is here! Thanks to generous community support for our Rev Up Independence Donation Drive, we have successfully raised more than $60,000 to purchase a professionally modified, all-season, wheelchair accessible vehicle. It arrived in March. “We could not have done it without the community’s support,” says Jennifer Jerrett, Community Engagement Specialist for Community […]

Media Release: Realtors for Inclusion launches for Community Living Huntsville in 2022

NORTH MUSKOKA – Real estate sales could give Community Living Huntsville a huge fundraising boost in 2022. Realtors for Inclusion, a new fundraising initiative by Community Living Huntsville that officially launches in March, has participating realtors donate a portion of their sales throughout the year to the not-for-profit organization. “People with developmental disabilities deserve the […]