Windsor - May. 15, 2019: Local cycling advocacy group, Bike Windsor Essex, will join cyclists around the world to host the city’s 11th Annual Ride of Silence today, Wednesday,
Every year, cyclists take to the roads in a slow, silent procession to honour cyclists who have been hurt or have died due to a collision while cycling on public roadways. Last year 140 riders participated in this solemn event. FULL STORY
Windsor - Apr. 19, 2019: Join the Windsor-Essex Therapeutic Riding Association for an evening of fun at our farm (3323 North Malden Rd) to support Canada’s first and longest running therapeutic riding centre. See first hand where your contribution is making a difference. The event will be held May 4, 2019 from 6pm-12am. FULL STORY
Essex - Apr. 18, 2019: More than 3,500 students will have the chance to experience the Earth Day Travelling Road Show over the next two weeks, thanks to the lead sponsorship of the Stephanie and Barry Zekelman Foundation. The Foundation is the presenting partner of this fun, interactive educational outreach program, developed and delivered by the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) to primary students (K-4) across Windsor-Essex. FULL STORY
Essex - Apr. 16, 2019: The Essex Region Conservation Authority has formalized its Greenway Etiquette Guidelines to promote best practices along the multi-use trail. After receiving more than 850 responses, we recognized we could improve communications about trail etiquette through information on our website, better signage and in-person forums, said Kevin Money, Director of Conservation Services. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Apr. 2, 2019: Today the focus is on learning about Autism and gaining some awareness and understanding about the spectrum. I'm thrilled to see people Lighting It Up Blue and taking the time to explain to kids why people are Lighting It Up as information is key for understanding. For our family and others with loved ones on the spectrum, it doesn't stop after today; it's everyday, it's our life and acceptance and understanding by everyone, helps. FULL STORY
Amherstburg - Mar. 28, 2019: The Essex Region Conservation Foundation celebrated its donors and supporters at its Annual General Meeting on March 27. “There’s no question that thanks to our partners and supporters, 2018 was a fantastic year,” said Susan Stockwell Andrews, President of the Foundation. “After launching our 3-year Place for Life fundraising campaign in June 2017, I’m delighted to share that thanks to all of you, more than $800,000 of the $1million goal has been pledged.” FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Mar. 26, 2019: OurHometown.ca is sporting purple today in support of Purple Day. Canadian Cassidy Megan created the idea of Purple Day in 2008, motivated by her own struggles with epilepsy and to dispel myths and inform those with seizures that they are not alone. Get your purple on! We will be wearing ours in support of our guy, Tristan! FULL STORY
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