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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 […]

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Community Living Huntsville receives $125K in Reaching Home funding for Transitional Housing

NORTH MUSKOKA – A one-time funding contribution will help people with developmental disabilities along the path to housing inclusion in Huntsville. The United Way Simcoe Muskoka has awarded $125,000 in funding to Community Living Huntsville’s Path to Housing Inclusion initiative for transitional housing. This was funded through Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. Reaching Home is […]

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Autumn Brunch raises more than $25K for housing in 2023

The audience was in stitches. Community Living Huntsville hosted its 2023 Autumn Brunch presented by Tall Trees to a crowd of nearly 200 attendees at the Active Living Centre on October 1. People gathered, mimosas in hand, for a buffet brunch, silent auction, and conversations worth having with our keynote speaker, Michael McCreary, an actor, […]

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Mentorship inspires a future in photography for Huntsville student

A mentorship opportunity may have helped shape Trevor Aitchison’s future. “If I didn’t have my mentors, I would probably still be trying to figure out things that I had no clue about,” says the senior Huntsville High School student. “It has been really, really helpful.” Aitchison, during a Transforming Together presentation at the school by […]

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4 Ways to Get Involved in NDEAM 2023

Is your business making the disability inclusion connection? National Disability Employment Awareness Month, led by the Ontario Disability Employment Network in October, promotes disability inclusive hiring and workplace practices as smart business decisions. Why? Roughly 22 per cent of Canadians have a disability. That means inclusive employers can tap into a wider labour pool of […]

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Live your purpose in a career with Community Living Huntsville

Cindy Foulger matched her career with her passion for people at Community Living Huntsville. “I like to help people and make a difference in their lives,” she says. “It’s a great place to work.” Foulger, educated as a personal support worker and social service worker, had previously worked in that field in a few different […]

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Golf Fore Inclusion 2023 a hole-in-one for community in North Muskoka

An overcast sky and threat of rain didn’t dampen the fun at the second annual Golf Fore Inclusion tournament in Huntsville. Community Living Huntsville hosted the sold-out all-abilities tournament at Deerhurst Lakeside Golf Course on September 7, 2023. Sixteen teams of golfers, with and without disabilities and a range of golfing skill, took to the […]

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Be an advocate for inclusion in a career with Community Living Huntsville

At Community Living Huntsville, Tracy Gerrow found meaningful work with human connection. “I love this job,” she says. “It’s not always easy. But getting to know people and trying to figure out how to make people happy every day? That’s what I like doing.” Gerrow had previously worked as a personal support worker in long-term […]

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Building a Path to Housing Inclusion with Community Living Huntsville

People with developmental disabilities and their families deserve a place to call home in a welcoming and inclusive community. But you can’t build your life and feel a sense of belonging as a respected, included, and contributing community member when you have nowhere to live. The housing crisis is brutally real in Muskoka. A growing […]

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Media Release: Community Living Huntsville launches 2023 Holiday Card Drawing Contest for young artists

North Muskoka – Calling all young artists in North Muskoka! Community Living Huntsville invites community members ages 12 and under to participate in its 2023 Holiday Card Drawing Contest. The winning entry will be featured on the not-for-profit’s official holiday card in December and the artist will receive a prize of $50 Downtown Dollars: Contest […]

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