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Open House at 41 Macdonell St. on Sunday, May 5

Posted April 2, 2019 by

Chalmers is opening its downtown location for an Open House on Sunday May 5th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. We invite you to come down and see our space.  Volunteers will be on hand to explain what we do and how we do it. Light refreshments will be served. Our address is 41 Macdonell Street […]

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What’s in a Chalmers basket?

Posted March 11, 2019 by

CCSC’s own Peter Gill recently sat down with Sophia Podrozny to find out more about the origins of Chalmers good food program. Sophia, a registered dietitian who now works with the family health team, was the architect of the program. Peter: How did you first get involved with Chalmers? Sophia: It was the fall of 2006 […]

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CCSC Garage Sale

Posted January 28, 2019 by

On Saturday, March 16th, from 9am to 12 pm a Garage Sale in support of CCSC will take place at Centennial CVI, which is located at 289 College Ave. W. Guelph. This is a great opportunity to find some wonderful treasures and support your community! If you have anything you wish to donate, drop-offs can […]

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Posted January 15, 2019 by

…to all our farming and gardening friends who have supplied Chalmers with so much wonderful fresh produce in 2018. Now that the winter season is upon us, we can take stock of the bounty provided to us by CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), garden plots, community and church gardens and folks who simply donated surplus produce […]

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Let’s Start a Conversation

Posted December 7, 2018 by

Last January the Guelph Community Foundation, with local partners launched a data based report which looks at what Guelph is doing well and what needs to improve. It is called Guelph and Wellington Vital Signs – Taking the Pulse of our Community.    Here are a few facts which directly impact the work we do at […]

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Everyone Has A Talent!

Posted October 16, 2018 by

“Everyone has a talent! You just need to keep on with living until you find it.”   Fern has always been such a positive person when she stops by Chalmers for a visit that her remark was no surprise.  Still, it has taken some time before it became known to us the extent of her […]

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Hooping for Hunger – Saturday May 26, 2018

Posted April 23, 2018 by

Hooping for Hunger – Presented by FLOW Hooping for Hunger is a family fun day and hula-hoop-a-thon which aims to raise funds for and increase education around hunger issues both locally and globally. Over the last three years, nearly $30 000 has been raised and distributed to the Chalmers Community Service Centre and The Hunger Project Canada. This year, we […]

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Annual General Meeting

Posted March 21, 2018 by

Dear CCSC Supporter: On Sunday April 8th your presence and participation at the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Chalmers Community Services Centre are deeply appreciated and we hope that you will consider joining us as we review the accomplishments of CCSC in the past year and look forward to our exciting plans for 2018. The […]

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Ignatius Farm Launch

Posted February 26, 2018 by

You’re Invited! Please join us at the Upcoming Farm Launch! To celebrate and commence the beginning of another growing season!  This year’s launch will be taking place at Chalmers Community Services Centre.  We are celebrating a decade of donating food to the centre, last year alone we donated 1444 lbs of food! WHERE:  Chalmers Community […]

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