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Darleen Schiavo

Walkerville Artist CoOp turns One!

Posted March 5, 2015 @ 9:47AM

Walkerville Artists' Co-op in Old Walkerville turns one! 

Celebrate their first year of operation with an evening of festivities 

Enjoy live music while you browse and meet the artists who make the coop possible.

Saturday March 14
7pm to 10pm
1974 Wyandotte St E, just down from Devonshire Road

The Co-Op is home to 38 local, creative artists and authors.  It is a gallery and retail space, which offers pottery, photography, paintings, sculpture, wood turning, fabric arts and jewelry for the public to purchase six days a week.  “We run our business as a co-op with each artist taking a turn running the shop, making sure a visitor always has access to one of the artists”, says Chris Ford, founding member. “A co-op is the strongest form of running an arts business. It’s very empowering and collaborative”.

Regular business hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-4. 

Contact Chris Ford at 519 355 0061.

by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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Take a Stand against Bullying - February 25th

Posted February 23, 2015 @ 12:55PM

The Safe Committee is encouraging businesses, hospitals, schools, clinics, recreational facilities and municipalities 


on Wednesday, February 25th 
to symbolize that we as a society will 


Get creative with it!  Shoes, shirts, hats and accessories!  Take photos and the SAFE Committee will highlight your organization on their website and recognize your support.  Just send your photos to jpearce@wechc.org.

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by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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Family "In Motion" Day at the Leamington Kinsmen Rec Complex and more locations

Posted February 12, 2015 @ 12:36PM

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Celebrate Family in motion Day this February 16th in any of the eight towns around Windsor-EssexCounty! For the seventh year in a row, Windsor-Essex Communities in motion, is making Family Day, which is a province-wide holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February, a “Family in motion Day” in Windsor-EssexCounty!

This event is a winter themed- “Grab Your Touques and Play, Eh!” celebration that encourages families to play together. Whether it is public skating, swimming, family pickleball, indoor walking, fitness classes or outdoor games, there is something for everyone in almost every community. All of the events are affordable and many of them are free!

“Play, Live, Be Tobacco Free” along with other local sponsors are bringing Family in motion Day and other free giveaways to your local recreation facility this February 16th!

Visit www.swarginmotion.com to find out about activities and events hosted by in motion partners in your community. Check back often as in motion is always updating the website with new events and activities to keep you in healthy and active.
About in motion:

Under the auspices of the South West Area Recreation Guild, in motion is a collaborative, community-based approach to promote physical activity to citizens in Windsor-EssexCounty. Incorporating regular physical activity will have long term effects, including reducing your chances of chronic heart and stroke disease, preventing Type-2 diabetes, slowing down the aging process and preventing some forms of cancer.For more information, please visit www.swarginmotion.com

Rock ‘n Swim - Fri. Feb. 13th Complex Pool 7:15 – 9pm. Bring the Family! Listen to all your favourite tunes by Chuck Reynolds DJ Music -sponsored by UMEI Christian High School.

FREE Sunday Play Day - Feb. 15th from 10am – 1 pm.   A great chance for 2 to 6 year olds to try some programs to see what they’d like to be registered in:  Pre-Register for this Free Play Day and Try Kindernastics, Sporty Tots or Parent & Indoor Soccer. 

Family Day in motion Mon. Feb. 16th    Bring your family to the Sherk Complex to play on Family Day. 
- Open Rec. Gym time from 12 noon to 5 pm;
- Free Public Skate from 1 to 3 pm sponsored by FGT church. 
- Open Swim from 2 – 4 pm. “Within Arms Reach Policy applies.

NHL Oldtimers will challenge the Leamington OPP Hockey Game - 6:00pm Sat. Feb. 21st.  Heinz Arena.

Leamington’s 15thannual Home & Garden Tradeshow- March 27 -29.  Interior design consultants, clay/chalk/mineral paint techniques, all kinds of home renovation specialists and landscape ideas.   Leamington has it ALL…under one roof!   Home & Garden Vendors contact the complex@leamington.ca for details and Application Form! 

by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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Windsor Essex Homebuilders Association Home Show this weekend!

Posted February 11, 2015 @ 10:31AM


Windsor's Premier Home show

February 13-15, 2015 
Ciociaro Club 
3745 North Talbot Road, Windsor

Friday February 13th

Saturday February 14th

Sunday February 15th

Tickets $7 (Kids under 16 FREE!)

Free Children's building activity courtesy of Tecumseh Home Hardware

For more information contact: Dennis Gerrard, WEHBA Executive Officer 
wehba@primus.ca 519-948-3247

by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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Walkerville Artist Co Op - Intuitive Energy Painting Classes

Posted February 9, 2015 @ 2:47PM

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Investment Seminar - Wednesday February 11th - RSVP today!

Posted February 6, 2015 @ 8:42AM

Anglin Financial Management and Godfroy Financial Group present Talbot Stevens, a leader in the Canadian investment industry, who will discuss wealth building ideas that are important to your long-term goals.

When:   Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - Please RSVP by today, Friday, February 6th to info@anglinfinancial.com  

Where:  Tecumseh Arena in the Horwood Room (located at 12021 McNorton off Lesperance)
Time:  6:30pm
Details:  Hors d’Oeuvres will be provided by Melissa’s Catering
Who:  Talbot Stevens – Special Presentation Speaker and author of “The Smart Debt Coach” and “Financial Freedom Without Sacrifice”

Talbot will address a variety of topics which include:
  • How to choose the right refund strategy to increase RRSP income 25 to 50% or more
  • How to cut taxes using tax-deductible alternatives to RRSPs
  • Understanding & implementing responsible leverage to magnify returns like the rich do
  • Two investments even better than RRSPs
  • Protecting investments in volatile markets
  • Earning a non-mutual fund return of over 25% guaranteed
This fun evening filled with valuable information and fun door prizes.  Every attendee will receive a complimentary copy of Talbot’s “The Smart Debt Coach” books.


by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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VON 17th Annual Chocolate Lover's Brunch - February 8th

Posted January 27, 2015 @ 9:50AM

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Leamington Kinsmen Recreational Complex - Winter Session

Posted January 22, 2015 @ 11:34AM


3 month New Year Shape-Up Special only $115. 00 & HST     
QUIT   Procrastinating! 2015 IS YOUR YEAR - Everyone is talking about fitness, health & wellness. Come work-out at your own pace or meet with a Personal Trainer!

Register now for the Winter 2 session:
Early Registration - Jan. 19 – 25
Regular Registration – Jan 26 – Feb. 1  (add $10.00 per registration)
Phone-in, Walk-in or Email option - see Registration Form on page 11 of the Guide
View the Activity Guide:  leamington.ca/ Recreation.  

NEW Programs! – we’ve added a night time Deep Water Cardio Fit,   New!Adult Sport Yoga, 
New! Metabolic Repair Program, New! Adult Triathlon Clinic, New! we’ve added another Walkers Plus Class on Friday mornings.

NEW!  Metabolic Repair Program- a 4 week Classroom session, led by Helen Peters starts on Jan. 19th.   Learn which healthy foods you’re sensitive to and which foods are causing you to actually gain weight.  Find out which healthy foods will help you to curb cravings and help you sleep better and have more energy.  So Much to Explore in the Metabolic Repair Program with Helen Peters- Register now.

Complex Fitness Instructorslead amazing cardio and strength classes. Check-out over 50 Fitness & AquaFitness classes offered each week.  Try-out Pickleball, Recreational Gym, Badminton, the Walking/Jogging Track  and Rec. Skating!
There’s so much diversity with a SHERK COMPLEX Membership!

Canadian Blood Services will be set-up in the Complex Gym Wed. Feb. 4th from 1 – 7pm. 
Call 1-888-2-Donate.   Walk-ins also welcome.  Help to save a LIFE this holiday season.

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Don’t just Work-Out! ….. SHERK-OUT! at the Sherk Complex Leamington

by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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Complimentary Exit & Succession Planning Workshop - Tuesday February 3rd

Posted January 20, 2015 @ 10:18AM

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Walkerville Artists' Co-op Child Youth and Teen Art Exhibits

Posted January 6, 2015 @ 9:39AM

The Walkerville Artists' Co-op in Windsor is extending an invitation to all teen and child/youth artists to show their work during two upcoming exhibitions.  Forward to everyone you know because you never know who the next Picasso is!


If your little artist would like to hang their work during the scheduled exhibits, please contact Jennifer Merritt for a submission form


Opening receptions for each exhibit are open to the public, please come out and show your support of the local arts!

by Darleen Schiavo Biz X Magazine

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