Archive for the ‘Partners’ Category

ReForest London visits LMHC’s Southdale Community

Monday, May 25th, 2015
RFL_Southdale

LMHC Board Member Sue Clifford (red jacket) celebrates with her little team of tree planters.

On Saturday, May 23/ 2015, several Tenants of the Southdale Community along with some LMHC Staff, Board Members and Laurier Students joined forces with Staff from ReForest London to beautify a small area of LMHC’s Southdale Community.

A small oasis of stone, shrubs and trees was completed to create a peaceful area for Tenants to relax and enjoy some nature. The event included face painting, bubbles and a fish pond for the little ones and was wrapped up with a hot dog BBQ for all to enjoy.

To all who participated during the middle of this beautiful Saturday afternoon and donated their time and/or materials, I would like to offer my personal thanks for your work in helping our community. I enjoyed the workout myself and was very happy to participate.

Steven J. Matthew
Chief Executive Officer

 

ReForest London Projects

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Boullee ReForest London flyer
Southdale ReForest London flyer

LMHC is excited to be partnering with ReForest London and other agencies and sponsors for two planting projects at our Boullee Street and Southdale Road family communities.

The first project will be at Boullee Street on Saturday, May 9. Click on the image to the right to see more information on the poster.

The second project will be at Southdale Road on Saturday, May 23. Click on the image to the right to see more information on the poster.

Rookie League Baseball 2014

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Rookie Ball 2014

All four teams celebrate the end of Rookie Ball season, with champions Limberwin in front in blue.

Although the air was chilly for August, the rain held off, and we were able to hold our final game of the 2014 Rookie Ball season at Labatt Park, where “Limberwin” and “Buron” competed for the championship.

Every summer LMHC offers a baseball program for children eight to ten years old who live in our family communities. Officers from London Police Service coach our teams, and pitchers from London Majors Baseball pitch all our games.

After the game, everyone celebrated with pizza from Joe Kool’s restaurant, and thanked our other Rookie Ball sponsors: Lang Bus Lines (they drive the players to all their games), the Optimists, and Forest City Youth Slow-Pitch.

Congratulations to the Limberwin team, who came in first place, and to all the players for their great effort and dedication during the summer!

Rookie League Baseball – Season Kick-Off!

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Rookie League Baseball kick-off at Labatt Park London

Today is the kick-off of London and Middlesex Housing Corporation’s Rookie League Baseball at Labatt Park!

Every summer LMHC offers a baseball program for children eight to ten years old who live in our family communities. Officers from London Police Service coach our teams, and pitchers from London Majors Baseball pitch all our games.

Read more about Rookie Ball in this media release from London Police Service.

Rookie League Baseball 2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Rookie League Baseball 2013

Our 2013 Rookie League Baseball participants, their coaches and our sponsors

tweets from London Police Service about Rookie League Baseball

Tweets from London Police Service about Rookie League Baseball

It was a beautiful summer morning on Wednesday, August 14 when “Buron” and “Alien Macaroni” played the final game of the 2013 Rookie Ball season at Labatt Park.

Every summer LMHC offers a baseball program for children eight to ten years old who live in our family communities. Officers from London Police Service coach our teams, and pitchers from London Majors Baseball pitch all our games.

After the game, everyone celebrated with pizza from Joe Kool’s restaurant, and thanked our other Rookie Ball sponsors: Lang Bus Lines (they drive the players to all their games), the Optimists, and Forest City Slow-Pitch.

Congratulations to the Buron team, who came in first place, and to all the players for their great effort and dedication during the summer!

Rookie Ball in the News

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Rookie League Baseball London Community News screen capture

Rookie League Baseball – LMHC’s summer baseball league offered for children living in our family communities, in partnership with London Police Service and London Majors Baseball – is in the news today!.

Read the full story here.

Balconies Beautiful

Friday, May 31st, 2013
pot of plants

A freshly planted pot of plants for a resident’s balcony

flats of plants

Plants from the Friends of the Civic Garden Complex, waiting to be planted

tai chi demonstration

A volunteer from the Horton Street Seniors’ Centre demonstrates tai chi

Last night the tenants at our seniors’ community at 30 Base Line Road West were the happy recipients of plants from the Friends of the Civic Garden Complex.

This nonprofit group gives tours of the Civic Garden Complex on Springbank Drive, and holds fundraisers to help support the complex’s greenhouse growing project.

This year they donated their extra plants to a number of tenants across the city, including three of LMHC’s properties. Besides 30 Base Line, our Marconi Boulevard family community and our Limberlost family community are also receiving plants for their balconies or yards.

Last night’s “Balconies Beautiful” event included a ice cream donated by the London Ice Cream Company and coffee from Tim Horton’s, as well as a demonstration of Tai Chi from the Horton Street Seniors’ Centre, and a fitness demonstration from the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON). The City of London’s Community Development staff have also been important partners in these events.

London and Middlesex Housing Corporation is very grateful to all the sponsors who helped make this event enjoyable for our tenants.

Smoke-Free Ontario

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Smoke-Free Ontario graphic

Did you know?
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act came into force on May 31, 2006.

The act prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and enclosed public places in Ontario in order to protect workers and the public from the hazards of second-hand smoke.

How does this affect LMHC tenants living in apartment buildings?
Smoking is prohibited in common areas of condominiums, apartment buildings and college and university residences. Examples of common areas include elevators, stairwells, hallways, parking garages, laundry facilities, lobbies, exercise areas and party or entertainment rooms.

What LMHC’s responsibilities?
Ensure that everyone is aware that smoking is prohibited in common areas.
Remove ashtrays and any object that serves as one.
Ensure no one smokes in the common areas of these residences.
Post No Smoking signs at all entrances, exits, washrooms, and other appropriate locations. For information on acquiring required signage, please contact your local public health unit.

How are the Smoke-Free Ontario laws enforced?
Local public health units will carry out inspections and investigate complaints in apartments, condominiums and college and university campuses in order to enforce the act.

What are the penalties if LMHC doesn’t follow the Smoke-Free laws?
There is no maximum corporate fine listed for contravention of this section of the act, meaning the fine amount would be left up to a justice of the peace. An individual could be subject to a maximum fine of $5,000.

For more information, please contact your local public health unit.

February What’s Up Westminster

Friday, February 1st, 2013

February 2013 What's Up Westminster

This newsletter will be of interest to tenants at our Southdale family community, as well as members of the public who live in the Westminster area.

Did you know? The Health Zone, a nurse-pratitioner-led clinic in LMHC’s Southdale family community at 1057 Southdale Road East, is open to all residents of Westminster.

Onsite staff include a nurse practitioner, registered dietitican, social worker, and receptionist. For clinic hours, see PDF below.

Click here to open a PDF of the Westminster neighbourhood newsletter, What’s Up Westminster, in a new browser window.

Limberlost Chaplaincy November / December Newsletter

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Limberlost Newsletter

The Limberlost Chaplaincy is one of LMHC’s community partners at our Limberlost family community.

They provide a number of services and programs for our tenants.

Their November / December newsletter is now available. Click here to download a PDF of the newsletter in a new window.