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The Opportunity to Learn

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Thank you to our Toast to Change Gala Sponsors!

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SPARK After School Program

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An Important Message Regarding Service Delivery

South Essex Community Council (SECC) is taking the health and safety of clients, staff and volunteers very seriously during these uncertain times. We have been actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and have increased our cleaning and sanitation efforts.  We want to assure you that we have done whatever we can to make our facilities safe. We know that SECC is an important service for many in our community and we are committed to serving our clients during this crisis.  With that in mind, we have made some additional adjustments to service delivery in order to meet your needs while keeping… Continue Reading An Important Message Regarding Service Delivery

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SECC Community Change Maker Scholarship

South Essex Community Council has been providing community services in Leamington, Kingsville and Wheatley since 1973.  Every day, the organization and its staff and volunteers strive to achieve its mission:  “Helping people.  Improving lives.”  Although SECC has been doing community work for many years, it cannot accomplish its mission without the help of businesses, volunteers, and various community partners. SECC also believes that it must play an integral part in grooming and supporting the next generation of community change makers. We need your help to ensure our communities are vibrant, strong and thriving, not just for this generation, but also… Continue Reading SECC Community Change Maker Scholarship

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Request for Proposals – Janitorial Services

  SECC invites organizations to respond to this Request for Proposal (RFP). SECC would like to negotiate a signed 3-year contract with the successful vendor, with possibility of extension should both parties find the working relationship to be productive and mutually beneficial. Date Due: June 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm THIS RFP IS NOW CLOSED.

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A Toast to Change Gala Prize Winners

Diamond Necklace $1977.50-Marisa Dawson, 145 Belle River Road, Cottam, ON N0R 1BO   Self Care Package $946-Francine Honey, 199 Robson Road, Leamington N8H 5R2   Foodie Package $763.10-Jennifer Radojceviz, 1645 Inverness Ave, Windsor, ON, N8P 0B1   New Mommy Package $720-Goldie Penner, 33 Sandy Lake, Leamington, ON, N8H 5K4   Toronto FC Fan Package $350-Carmen Jeremic, 988 East Road 6, Ruthven, ON N0P 2G0   TV $450-Samer Yousif, 1073 Thunder Bay Ave, Windsor, ON, N8P 0C1   Big Weekend Package $857, Nancy Vanner, 3853 Birch Street, Windsor, ON, N9C 1Z4   Family Tour Package $965.37, Sean Booth, 3028 Church Street,… Continue Reading A Toast to Change Gala Prize Winners

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Hogs For Hospice Shuttle Schedule

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Change Maker Awards

SECC’s Mission, Vision and Values reflect the change we strive for in our community and with the people we serve.  We dream about possibility and work with others to make it happen.  We work for change every day and we watch the people we serve do the same.  At SECC, we cheer on those in the community who work for change, not just in our organization but in the many others who do good work for our community.  Together, we can all make our community a strong, healthy and vibrant one.   What is a change maker?  Some might describe… Continue Reading Change Maker Awards

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Paying it Forward to Adult Students

In September 2017, SECC changed the structure of its evening Language classes for newcomers. This new model incorporated more volunteer tutors to lead small group sessions. The time commitment for this new position at one evening per week for a four-month time period was a deterrent to some volunteers. The first person to step forward to assist was Marjolein, and she wanted to help all three nights. When asked why she chose to volunteer with SECC, Marjolein replied, “I chose to be a volunteer because I wanted to add a dimension to my life where I could be of service… Continue Reading Paying it Forward to Adult Students

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Mini Buses For Sale

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Chilifest Raffle Winners

Over 400 people joined us on February 28th at the Leamington Portuguese Community Club for Chilifest 2018. While the main event was all of the delicious food, there were many winners in the crowd from our 4 prize raffles and our Hot & Spicy raffle. The list of winners can be found at the link below. Congratulations!   Chilifest Raffle Winners

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Abraham Orthodontics Sponsors Leamington Community Youth Room

South Essex Community Council (SECC) is pleased to announce that Abraham Orthodontics has committed to a multi-year sponsorship of its Newcomer Youth Program which is currently housed at the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex. The space is used after school by youth who go there to socialize, get homework help and tutoring and participate in leadership training.  SECC’s Newcomer Youth Program is sponsored by the Government of Canada through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.  The Newcomer Youth Program has been operating out of the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex for nearly 3 years, and while the focus is newcomer youth, all youth… Continue Reading Abraham Orthodontics Sponsors Leamington Community Youth Room

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