Celebrate Community Living Month in May with Community Living London

 

Over the month of May, people from across Ontario will celebrate the many successes of creating inclusive communities for people with developmental disabilities.

Community Living London is excited to participate in Community Living Month in many ways:

CELEBRATIONS UP TO THIS POINT:

May 1st– Community Living London will be having a flag raising ceremony on Tuesday May 1st at 190 Adelaide Street South. The Flag raising will kick start a month full of celebrations! The flag will be raised at 11:15 am, everyone is welcome to join in!

Flag Raising1   Flag Raising 2

May 3rd & 5th– Community Living London has partnered with Kenneth Pope in hosting a FREE webinar! Kenneth Pope is a lawyer who specializes in Disability Estate Planning. For your convenience, the 1.5 hour webinar is offered on Thursday May 3rd @12pm and Saturday May 5th @10am.

The webinar is an opportunity to learn about:

  • Changes in ODSP and how they affect you.
    • Increased ODSP asset limit from $5000 to $40,000
    • Increased ODSP gift limit from $6000 to $10,000
    • How families with children with special needs can benefit from the caregiver tax credit now that it has changed
    • RDSPs and how they can grow to $400,000
    • Recent tax changes affecting trusts and estates and how to navigate through them.

For more information and to sign up click here: http://eepurl.com/drpaN5

May 4th– Shine A Light on Community Living. Buildings across London and Ontario will shine green and blue raising awareness for Community Living. Local buildings who are participating in Shine A Light include:London Life, Citi Plaza, and The Grand Theatre.

The Grand Theatre Fanshawe College Citi Plaza

May 5th– Paul Elvis Live – Fundraiser for Community Living London at the MooseLodge #1205. Thank You Paul and Lisa for supporting Community Living London!

Elvis 3  Elvis 2 Elvis 1

 May 15th-  Join us on May 15th from 11am to 2pm at 190 Adelaide St. S. for a festive BBQ! Don’t forget to wear your blue and green!!

Prices:
Combo (hotdog or hamburger, chips and drink)= $5
Hot dog or Hamburger = $3
Chips= $2
Drink= $2

May 30th- Community Living London presents ‘Thank You London Day’. On this day, we will be writing cards, emails, and making phone calls to all of our donors and sponsors who have supported Community Living London throughout the year.

INSTAGRAM CONTEST:

Community Living Month is a time to celebrate the many successes of creating inclusive communities. In celebration of inclusivity we encourage EVERYONE to send pictures or a short video of themselves out in the community. Please send the pictures/videos to: michelle.paonessa@cll.on.ca and she will post them to Community Living London Instagram page @commlivlondon. The picture/video that receives the most ‘likes’ by June 1st WINS a Gift Card!

*Follow Community Living London on Instagram @commlivlondon or if you do not have Instagram check out our Facebook page, ‘Community Living London‘ to see the photos as well.


Community Living Month- 2017 Gallery