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My Outstanding Afternoon!!

On April 20th I got to fulfill my goal of going to a tattoo parlor. Liz McFarlane had arranged for me to go visit the Dog House Ink Tattoo parlor in Pembroke. Chris, the owner and his crew made me feel very welcome!! I got a tour of the parlor and got to watch Curtis […]

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Family and Friends Spring Dinner

Our Family and Friends Spring Dinner was held on Wednesday, May 2nd at the Royal Canadian Legion Auditorium, Renfrew Ontario. Thank you to the community and families for supporting this worthwhile cause. This year we raised $360.00. Proceeds will be shared between Community Living Renfrew County South and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 148. Thank […]

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MAY is Community Living Month

Community Living Renfrew County South is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides supports and services to people with developmental disabilities and their families. Community Living Renfrew County South (CLRCS) has been a part of Renfrew County since 1964. In keeping with our Mission Statement “working with others to improve the quality of life for people […]

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Allan Yull Cup – Ball Hockey

An Annual Street Ball Hockey game was planned by the Renfrew County District School Board, Adult Literacy Class. On Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 Community Living Renfrew County South and the students of the Adult Literacy Class participated in this ball hockey tournament in Renfrew. This year it was named the Allan Yull Cup in honour […]

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Community Living supports McHappy Day

On Wednesday May 2, 2018 Community Living Renfrew County South provided their support To McHappy Day in Renfrew, ON and to this most worthy cause that helps keep families close when they need it the most. Every year, McDonald’s Canada franchisees and crew across the country celebrate McHappy Day, an annual day of community giving […]

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Sledge Hockey

The 2017-2018 sledge hockey season has now come to an end for the Renfrew Ice Pickers!! Around fifteen people enjoyed playing sledge hockey as well as around 2 – 4 skaters. We were able to share our love of the game while also getting a good workout. We had a few Saturdays as well for […]

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2018 Big Bike for Heart and Stroke

Thank you to everyone who supported Community Living Renfrew County South to participate in the Big Bike for Heart and Stroke this year! Together we were able to raise $1807.40 for the cause! Thank you also to members of Ottawa Valley Community Connections, Rona and family members who rode the bike with us!

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Hockey Ticket Donation From Antiques Hockey Club

February 22nd Tampa Bay Lightning at Ottawa Senators and thanks to Renfrew’s Afternoon Antiques Hockey Club we at Community Living had tickets. There were 18 of us, some of us standing, some of us sitting, and all of us cheering. Great hockey game, amazing night. Good friends all around. Thank you, Antiques we loved it! […]

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2018 World Tour the Harlem Globetrotters

On Saturday April 7th Nicole Riopelle and I left Renfrew around noon to head to Ottawa to see The Harlem Globetrotters. There was a lot of laughing cause its basket ball done with humour. The players were always finding ways to make everyone laugh. Two of the players jumped up and sat in the net. […]

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Jersey Day For Humboldt Broncos

On April 12th individuals and employees at Community Living Renfrew County South from Renfrew Ontario wore their sports jerseys and put out our hockey sticks in a show of support for the Humboldt Broncos hockey team, their families and the Humboldt community who were affected by the devastating crash of the team bus. Our thoughts […]

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M. Sullivan & Son Golf Tournament

For the past eighteen years the Sullivan family, their employees, business associates along with Community Living Renfrew County South supporters have gathered together on the last Friday in May to support a common goal; raising funds to send children to camp. This year will be no different. Each year the money that is raised supports […]

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2018 March Break Day Camp

March Break Day camp was a busy and successful week! Everyone attending the day camp enjoyed a week filled with day trips to many interesting and fun locations. Starting off on Monday everyone spent time getting to know each other and enjoyed a trip to Landmark Theatres in Kanata to see Peter Rabbit. Tuesday, we […]

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is April 15-18, 2018 and is a time celebrate and thank all volunteers. There are 12.7 million volunteers in Canada and we are fortunate to have so many here in Renfrew County that make a difference in the lives of others. Volunteering is a fundamental act of good citizenship, it is also […]

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Big Bike for Heart & Stroke

Community Living Renfrew County South is once again participating in the Big Bike for Heart & Stroke and we need your help! All the money raised through Big Bike helps support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Donations are used to help fund critical research that’s preventing heart disease and stroke, saving lives and supporting survivors […]

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Good Times At The Douglas Tavern!!

The gang from Community Living celebrated an early St. Patrick’s Day at the Douglas Tavern on March 7th, 2018. Clad in green, some more crazy costumes than others and covered in shamrocks everyone had a fantastic time listening to music, dancing, spending time with friends and as always enjoying a green beer. Happy St. Patrick’s […]

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The Crazy Kitchen and more …

February 14th was a special Valentine’s Day Trip Day! We spent the day at the Ottawa Science and Technology Museum. Eric Teschke quotes ” We got to see everything about the future and we ate at Harvey’s for lunch” Jennifer Roche quotes ” I loved the Crazy Kitchen and all the stuff about medicine like […]

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Heidi loves retail therapy!!

The easy things, the everyday things, the must do things like getting groceries is something that some of us might dread, while other people would tolerate it and then there are people like Heidi who love it! The smells, the different textures, the colours and all the noises, make shopping a truly enjoyable experience for […]

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Jennifer Cooke, Community Contributor

It’s been almost 30 years since a young Jennifer Cooke found a job placement in our community that gave her a sense of pride and importance amongst her peers. Under minimal supervision Jennifer found a way of ripping old clothes apart and cutting them into rags and helping the Salvation Army Thrift Store earn money […]

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A VERY NICE DAY to turn 80 years young!!!!

Family, relatives, close friends and yes, the Mayor Don Eady gathered to help Sylvia Cotie celebrate her 80th birthday.  Celebrations took place on her birthday at the United Church where the women’s group served up a delicious lunch. The Mayor presented Sylvia with a certificate from the Town of Renfrew wishing her a very Happy […]

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Finally, back on the Ice!

At last conditions were favourable to be on the ice participating in ice fishing. We were last able to go in 2015!! Folks were very excited to be out in our new ice shack, named “The Cave”. Janice Rozycki caught the first fish, a 4.5-inch-long perch in our new shack. Valentine’s Day was a beautiful […]

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Annual Carnival Day

Participants wore RED & WHITE as we celebrated Valentine’s day! The event took place on Tuesday February 13, 2018 at Ma-Te-Way Activity Centre. There were games, music, skating and sledging. A delicious lunch was prepared and served.

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Bunny Hop Easter Chocolate Fundraiser

Hello Everyone, You are invited to participate in Community Living Renfrew County South’s Bunny Hop Easter Chocolate Fundraiser through the sale of Purdy’s Chocolates.  Purdy’s Chocolates donates a very generous 25% of sales back to our organization. Please support this worthy cause by visiting the link below or picking up a brochure at one of […]

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GO SENS GO!!

What a night! The two things Robert loves … hunting and the Senators. Even with the Sens on a losing streak, a true fan still supports them! Robert went to the Sens game on February 1 against the Anaheim Ducks! It was a very good game, the Sens were in the lead until the last […]

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CADS – Ski Day

On Jan. 28, 2018, the weather and conditions were perfect for our 13th annual ski day! Without the volunteers from all different ski hills this day would not be possible. So Thankyou! Christine Drouillard – A carpet took me to the top of the hill. It was good. I do not know how many times […]

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A Flare for the Dramatic

Jesse Collins is part of the Outreach Program at Community Living Renfrew County South. Jesse wanted to be in Drama. Our Drama Troupe had three workshops provided by Lawrence Mahusky which began in July of 2014. Between those first days and 2016 Jesse performed as one of the lead characters in the plays “Ladies First, […]

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RCAF Wing Donates

The RCAF Wing held their annual Christmas Bingo Wednesday December 20, 2017. The Wing very generously gives back to several community organizations at this Bingo. Community Living Renfrew County South was one of the recipients. Pictured is Audrey Green from the Wing presenting a $500 cheque to Lucy McCordick-Boisvenue on behalf of Community Living Renfrew […]

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Receiving donation from TSA Thrift Shop

TSA Thrift Shop Donates

The Trinity St. Andrew’s United Church Thrift Shop supports Community Living Renfrew County South. On January 23rd, 2018 Jennifer Cooke from the Trinity St. Andrew’s Thrift Shop presented Jennifer Creeden, CLRCS Executive Director, with a cheque for $900. Each quarter a portion of the net sales of the Thrift Shop are given back to a […]

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The Implications of Bill 148 the Fair Workplace

PooranLaw presents “The Implications of Bill 148 the Fair Workplace, Better Jobs Act” on families using government funding to engage workers. Are you aware the support worker you hire may be considered an employee and impacted by the upcoming changes under the law? Join us to understand your responsibilities under this new legislation. Seminar locations […]

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2017 Laurel Rafuse Golf Tournament

WOW – What a fantastic day! Thank you to our Sponsors, Volunteers and Golfers . Here are a few images of the day.

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