Showing posts from April, 2015

$10 Million Proposal for Assumption Church Falls Through

Friends,  You may have already read that the $10 million proposal for Assumption Church has fell through. This is very disappointing news.  Here are some news sources that further explain the unfortunate situation:  Fate of Assumption Uncertain Donation Falls Through for Assumption Church Whether you are a Catholic or not, we can all agree that Assumption Church is an historical landmark in the west-end. Anne Jarvis from the Windsor Star said it best in her column back in November, 2014:  "This transcends religion. You don’t have to be Catholic. You don’t even have to be Christian. And it’s about more than saving a building. This is about preserving one of the foundations of this community...The history of Assumption can be traced all the way back to the founding of Detroit in 1701, when Cadillac invited aboriginal people to live near the fort. They responded, asking for a mission – what became The Mission of Our Lady of the Assumption. The parish began in 1728 as

Community Clean Up Event @Lyndzf

Friends, I received the following email from Cst. Flemming of Windsor Police: April 8th, 2015 Media Advisory TAKE BACK OUR NEIGHBOURHOOD Community Clean Up Event WHEN:             Saturday, April 25th, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm WHERE:          Starts at Windsor Port Authority Parking Lot 3190 Sandwich St, Windsor, ON N9C 1A6 WHAT:            Crime Stoppers Windsor-Essex will be hosting the third event under the Youth Empowerment and Safety Initiative (YES!), “Take back our Neighbourhood”, on Saturday, April 25t th , 2015 from 10:00am-2:00pm. High school students who want to make a difference in the City of Windsor are invited to attend the clean-up at the starting location of Windsor Port Authority’s parking lot located at 3190 Sandwich Street. Students please wear bright and proper clothing and a reminder that you may get dirty!!! Gloves and lunch will be provided. Youth from across the city are invited to attend and participate in this great event that

Some Events

Friends, See some events below sent to me from the Our West End community coordinator, Tammy Murray: 1) Attn: West Windsor Residents:   The Humane Society of Windsor Essex County is almost full for the  Free Spay and Neutering of neighbourhood cats. They do still have openings for the last week of April but are limited to 30 remaining spots.  (As of Thursday April 9th, 4:30pm) 2)  Bloomfield House Spoken Word Workshop  Date: May 1 to May 8  (For Registration) Location: 3440 Bloomfield Rd Community Centre Who to contact:  teajai travis,  519-567-0089   Email:

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Tag Out Program - Community Mural Project @wpdthinblueline

Friends, See an email I received from Tammy Murray, the Our West End community coordinator: Windsor Police Services Community Services Branch Tag Out Program presents a Community Mural Project, a first for the Bridgeview neighbourhood of West Windsor! The collaboration includes: Our West End, a neighbourhood renewal strategy, funded by United Way Windsor Essex County's Creating Thriving Neighbourhoods priority and an Outreach program of Life After Fifty. The partnership is hi-lighted by Westview Freedom Academy's Community mural, which will be designed and painted by three classes from the Art Program.  The finished mural will be part of their final graded work for the semester. Aaron's  at 2275 Tecumseh Rd W at Askin Ave, is our Community Business partner providing the mural wall as a ‘community canvass’ and a free Community BBQ kick off  Monday April 20th at 11am , with mural painting starting at  noon .   Windsor Police Community Services will be on hand BBQ’ing for

Crime Prevention Town Hall a Success!

Friends, Tuesday's crime prevention town hall was an overwhelming success. Please see the Windsor Star article and some pictures from the event below. Fabio Town Hall Meeting to be Held on Preventing Crime in West End

General News


New Church Located in Old St. Marks on Tecumseh and Campbell

Friends, See an email I received below from the Redeemed Christian Church of God Aullam... "Hello West Windsor friends, The Redeemed Christian Church of God Aullam is a new church in the Bridgeview neighbourhood. The Church has moved into the former St. Mark's building (at 1636 Tecumseh Rd W near Campbell Ave) and has already begun its community outreach assisting neighbourhood groups like the Bridgeview Community Outreach Program Inc., a youth org and Cuddles Clothing for Kids. The church would like to extend an invitation to West Windsor community to attend their first neighbourhood event:   Fish Fry Friday April 3rd , 1- 3pm   at  The Redeemed Christian Church of God Adullam 1636 Tecumseh Rd W  (near Campbell Ave -former St Mark's Church) tickets are $10 each  office  226-783-5363 "