News Items


Blood Donation Drive

Community Living Cambridge is participating in another group blood donation drive on Tuesday, August 27 at A.Y.C. (formerly the U.K. Club), located at 35 International Village Drive, Cambridge. See attached flyer for more information.

Our block of appointments start at 4:00pm. A typical donation takes less than one hour to complete.

More than half of all Canadians will either need blood someday or know someone who will need it. The need for donations is constant – please consider being a blood donor.

Contact Theresa Haight (519 – 623- 7490 ext 2221) for more details, and to confirm your spot with us!

Canadian Blood donor clinic poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Race to Erase

Registration is now open for Race to Erase teams.  Teams are made up of 4 people who compete together in a timed road rally full of fun challenges throughout Cambridge. These teams commit to raising $500 collectively for their charity of choice. Let’s see how many teams we can register!


Honda Test Drive for Charity

June was the Month to Test Drive a Honda! All throughout the month of June, for everyone who showed up at Cambridge Centre for a test drive, $10 was donated to CLC. For those who registered online/took a voucher with them for their test drive, a total of $20 per voucher was donated to CLC.
Thank you to Cambridge Centre Honda for choosing Community Living Cambridge as the charity of choice for the month of June.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this event, taking a Honda Test Drive.


 Retirement Announcement

Community Living Cambridge would like to formally announce the upcoming retirement of our Director of Finance, Cindy MacKay-Musso. Cindy has been an integral part of the organization’s growth over the last dozen years. Her leadership and guidance will be greatly missed. Cindy is planning to leave CLC at the end of August.

We are grateful that Cindy will be taking an active role in the recruitment of her replacement.  Postings for this position will; be up soon.

Please join me in congratulating Cindy and wishing her well in retirement.


Introducing our new Executive Director, Geoffrey Reekie

 

The Board of Directors for Community Living Cambridge extend a warm welcome to their incoming Executive Director; Mr. Geoffrey Reekie, MSW, RSW.

The Board of Directors for Community Living Cambridge extend a warm welcome to their incoming Executive Director; Mr. Geoffrey Reekie, MSW, RSW.

Geoff brings over 20 years of clinical and administrative experience in community services and healthcare.  He has worked as the Director of Dual Diagnosis at CPRI,  Director of Services with the CMHA, Executive Director with TDMSC and Co-Executive Director of TCSI along with the Executive Director of Community Living Tillsonburg.

As a parent of youth with disabilities, Geoff is also a passionate advocate and is committed to ensuring excellent services to those within our communities.

Geoff will begin his duties May 13th and will work with retiring ED Denise Gruber over the next few weeks to ensure a smooth leadership transition.


Shine a Light on Community Living

May 3 rd was the kick off day for Shine a Light on Community Living Ontario.  Popular city landmarks across major cities and small communities alike are shining green and blue to celebrate and raise awareness.  The CN Tower and the Toronto sign in Nathan Philips Square were lit up in support. Community Living Cambridge, Hespeler Road location has the lights on for the month of May.

 

 

 

 


Wishing Denise Gruber a Happy Retirement!

It is with great sadness we announce the retirement of our Executive Director, Denise Gruber.  We thank her for all her years of dedicated commitment to this agency and the sector with which we support.  Please join us as we celebrate her leadership and wish her a happy and well earned retirement.

All the best Denise!


Consider Being a BINGO Volunteer!

We have 6 positions available for Bingo volunteers. Contact Sandy Caple for more information.


Upcoming Parenting Course

It is exciting news that our Real Care Babies have arrived. Thank you to a generous donation from Energy+, we will be able to proceed with development of a parenting program.  Stay tuned for more details.