Fabio Costante Windsor

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Annual Askin Blvd Block Party

Friends, if you're around this weekend, please check out the annual Askin Block Party. I received the following email from one of the organizers:

"Hi Friends and Neighbours!

Don't forget to save this date--Monday September 1, 2014--for the Annual Askin Boulevard Block Party.

Join us to celebrate our neighbourhood and our friendship.

Starting at 5 p.m. in the 400 block of Askin on the boulevard.

Bring something to eat and drink and your favourite chair.  Don't forget a dish to share.

Bring your friends too!

See you soon!"

New Dental Office Opened in the West-End


Please see an email I received from the manager of Bridge Dental:

"Hi Fabio,

Our new dental office (Bridge Dental) was opened in Ambassador Plaza recently. We are accepting new patients, emergencies or referrals. We accept all kinds of dental insurance plans. Our office hours are Tuesday to Saturday, including some evening hours. For more information please call us at 519-973-7676 or visit our website:www.bridgedental.ca

If you can help spread this information it will be awesome!


Xin (Manager)"

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Sandwich Town BIA Asking for Gently Used Bicycles for Kids in the West-End


Please see an article below from the Windsor Star about the upcoming Sandwich Fest. The Sandwich Town BIA is asking for gently used donated bikes for kids in need in the west-end.

Please spread the word. This is a great initiative.


New Beginnings Outdoor Smoke-Free Movie Night!


Please see an email I received form our good friends at New Beginnings. This looks like a great event. Please spread the word and let's get as many families and youth out as possible.

"Hi Fabio,
We are partnering with the Health Unit to advertise this great free smoke-free movie night at the St Denis Centre Friday August 15th. It is going to be playing on the stadium field, or inside the field house in case of rain. Activities begin for kids at7:30 and the movie will start when it gets dark enough. All are welcome! It will be a great family night under the stars J
If you could post this to your blog and spread the word around, that would be awesome.
Thank you,"

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Windsor Westside Reunion Annual Gathering


I received the following email from Joi Morrison, co-founder of the Windsor Westside Reunion (WWSR):

About WWSR The Windsor Westide Reunion is an organization dedicated to the growth and development of the West-End community in Windsor, Ontario.
OUR MISSION Reuniting the West End Community Company Overview Windsor Westside Reunion Committee's mandate: * To create family oriented community events, and activities for the residents of Windsor West *To reunite the residents of Windsor West, Past, as well as, present.... See More Description
We exist because of community, and local small business support. Attendance at any one of our annual fundraisers, such as the Steppers Ball, or the October Haunted House of Terror helps us to raise the funding needed to entertain, and feed families who attend the Westside Reunion. Local West-End businesses have also donated to our cause which helped to make our past event a phenomenal success. Concerned individuals can volunteer to help our organization, which is West-End based, but is open and welcome to all of our Windsor Family. The 2014 Westside Reunion will be held @ Mic Mac Park on Aug 16th starting at 12pm.
General Information The Windsor Westside Reunion Committee is a group of individuals who have lived on the West-End of Windsor for more than 10 years, and are deeply concerned with the well-being of the West-End community. Last year on July 7, 2012, we joined forces with the active community organization, Sandwich Teen Action Group (S.T.A.G.) to create family oriented community events, and activities for the residents

At the Westside Reunion, they will again be serving hotdogs, hamburgs, beverages and dessert to all at No Cost. There will also be games Free swim, music plus more. Its our way of giving back to our community. Thanks

Park at Foot of Mill St. a Positive Space, According to West-End Resident


I received the following email from a west-end resident who wanted to share that the park at the foot of Mill St. is being actively used and is a positive space for the neighbourhood.

Here is more of what he had to say:

"Fabio, a big accomplishment in Sandwich Town is that so many people go down to the park at MIll Street. I took it upon myself for the last six years, with the help of others, to keep the area clean and the grass cut down to the river so that hundreds of people can enjoy the area. If you go down there you can see that the grass has been cut right down to the river. It makes it more attractive for visitors, dog walking, fishing, walking etc. I  also had the no parking signs removed from Mill St. by the park  so people have somewhere to park. This brings a nice, clean family atmosphere. This is just my thoughts."

Super Heroes Run Benefitting John McGivney Children's Centre


I received this from the Director of Development at the John McGivney Children's Centre (JMCC). The JMCC is located in the west-end and could use all the support we can give.

 Be a Super Hero!
Superhero Image 2
Click on the link above for the upcoming ‘Super Heroes’ Run!
Proceeds to benefit JMCC!