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Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Lancaster Street Crosswalk DesignKitchener – The days may be getting shorter, but residents in the Central Frederick neighbourhood plan to bring some permanent sunshine to a busy intersection in their neighbourhood, in the form of a colourful mural at the Lancaster/Chapel Street crosswalk.
The Central Frederick Neighbourhood Association brought forward the idea to paint the crosswalk, featuring a design created by neighbourhood resident Laura McBride, to support the safety...
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Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016

KITCHENER – One of the most unique community engagement processes the City of Kitchener has ever delivered is now complete. Unconventional approaches like colouring books, lemonade stands, a placemaking challenge, and a huge neighbourhood party – all designed to be as inclusive as possible – resulted in the city hearing from many people who aren’t typically engaged in city consultations.
The input gathered through this extensive, broad and in-depth community engagement...
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Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Kitchener – Do you know a person or organization that strengthens our community and helps make Kitchener a thriving and dynamic place? If so, nominate them for the Mayor’s City Builder Award.
“Whether you’re new to Kitchener or a life-long resident, city-building is about coming together as a community,” says Mayor Berry Vrbanovic. “Communities grow stronger when citizens from all walks of life – formal and informal leaders, young people, older adults,...
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Posted Monday, September 19, 2016

People’s Choice Award – Vote now!
Kitchener – The nominees for the People’s Choice Award, part of Kitchener’s Great Places Awards program, are in and the city is looking for people to pick their favourite. The new awards program celebrates design excellence and recognizes efforts that contribute to a creating a built environment that enhances our quality of life. It honours contributions in the areas of urban design, sustainability...
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Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Kitchener – The Kitchener Professional Fire Fighters will hold out their boots to collect change for the 11 th annual Boot Drive for Muscular Dystrophy this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Residents are asked to join firefighters at either Highland Hills Mall or Sunrise Centre locations to help raise awareness of the disease.
“Muscular Dystrophy Canada is an organization that we support each year,” said...
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