Events across B.C. celebrate Community Living Month 2016

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This October marked the 18th Community Living Month in British Columbia. The annual celebration recognized the contributions and accomplishments of people with developmental disabilities across our province. We’re happy to report that it was an eventful month with great celebrations taking place in communities across the province.

Thank you to everyone involved in coordinating and promoting the many great community events, which included dances, barbecues, award ceremonies and photo contests, for your ongoing dedication to the vision of good lives in welcoming communities! Check out the links below to see some highlights from the month.


Community Living Month Highlights

Community Living Month was launched with an announcement from the provincial government and an official proclamation, as well as special message from CLBC CEO Seonag Macrae, announcements by many other groups and organizations, and proclamations by a number of local municipalities.

During Community Living Month we shared posts on CLBC’s Facebook and Twitter pages by using the hashtag #clmonth2016 and asked others to do the same. You can click the links below to see a roundup of many of the great social media posts:

#clmonth2016 on Twitter

#clmonth2016 on Facebook

Visit the links below to see many of other great stories, photos and videos from Community Living Month 2016:


Proclamations

The Province of B.C. along with many municipalities and districts officially proclaimed October 2016 as Community Living Month. Click the links below to read the proclamations we received:

Colwood

Creston

Esquimalt

Highlands

Ladysmith

Langford

Prince George

Sidney

Victoria

View Royal

Williams Lake

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