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‘Can’t imagine Huntsville without you’: Flag flies at Town Hall for Community Living Month 2024

North Muskoka – A flag celebrating real community inclusion of people with developmental disabilities and their families was proudly hoisted at Huntsville Town Hall in May 2024. “Community Living Month is a celebration,” Suzanne Willett, our Executive Director, told the crowd of roughly 30 people gathered in Huntsville Civic Square on May 6. “It is […]

Real Inclusion can thrive here with Community Living Huntsville

Who is Community Living Huntsville? Glad you asked! We are a not-for-profit Developmental Services organization that empowers people with developmental disabilities at home and in the community. We believe people with and without disabilities deserve to live as respected, included, and contributing community members, together. Founded in 1962, Community Living Huntsville and our team of […]

Media Release: Raise a glass – and boogie down – for Community Living Month in Huntsville

North Muskoka – Get ready for an epic bash to honour the Community Living Movement in Huntsville! “Come groove with us at a Silent Disco Dance Party to launch the limited-release Better Together Lager in May,” says Jennifer Jerrett, Community Engagement Specialist for Community Living Huntsville. “This exciting new brew is a collaboration between Community […]

5 Memorable Moments from Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024

In case you missed it – or you want to relive it – here are five memorable moments from Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024: 1 – Jaw-Dropping Performances As each Top 10 Finalist stepped into the spotlight on the Algonquin Theatre stage on Saturday, February 24, 2024, the audience burst into waves of awe, cheers, and […]

New career with Community Living Huntsville ‘rejuvenating’ for Direct Support Professional

Kevin Cutler decided to change his life – and the lives of others – by launching a new career as a Direct Support Professional with Community Living Huntsville. “I had seen some ads on Indeed, and the first couple of times I looked at them I thought, ‘No, I can’t do that, I’m too old,’” […]

Pre-K Play & Learn expands to North Muskoka daycares in 2023

Children in a bustling daycare classroom quickly gathered around tables filled with colourful activities to have fun – and build skills for kindergarten. Yvonne Bush, a Resource Consultant with Community Living Huntsville, launched the not-for-profit organization’s Pre-K Play & Learn Program in 2022. The eight-week program of play-based skill-building activities is designed to help children […]

Media Release: Hurry! Audience tickets selling fast for Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024

Huntsville, Ontario – If you want to experience the thrill of cheering on the Top 10 Finalists for Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024 as they perform live on stage, get your tickets before it is too late. Audience tickets are on sale now for Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024 happening at the Algonquin Theatre, 37 Main Street […]

New summer job program for students with disabilities an ‘eye-opener’ in Huntsville

A new summer employment program opened doors and busted myths in Huntsville. Community Living Huntsville launched its Youth Peer Job Coach program in May 2023. Funded by a Canada Summer Student Grant and fundraised dollars, the program saw high school students with disabilities supported in their summer jobs by post-secondary school students called peer job […]

Media Release: Ready to step into the spotlight? Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024 registration now open

Huntsville, Ontario – Calling all dancers, musicians, comedians, impressionists, poets, actors, jugglers, singers, and more, in Huntsville and area! Now is your chance to audition for Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024. Contestant registration for Huntsville’s Got Talent 2024 opens Thursday, December 28, 2023. Registration is free and open to community members of all ages, talents, and […]

Media Release: Snap a selfie as Festival of Frosties brings winter cheer to Downtown Huntsville

Huntsville, Ontario – A jolly new art installation filled with community spirit has rolled into downtown Huntsville for some winter cheer. The Festival of Frosties, an art installation, features up to 12 hand-painted, wooden snowmen or “Frosties” displayed on downtown Huntsville’s Main Street starting in December 2023. Community members of all ages, with and without […]