Newcomers Introduced To Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent mayor Randy Hope spoke to newcomers to the Windsor area who were hosted on an introductory tour of the Chatham-Kent area on 14 April 2018.Photo courtesy of Jim Blake/Chatham-Kent.

Chatham-Kent mayor Randy Hope spoke to newcomers to the Windsor area who were hosted on an introductory tour of the Chatham-Kent area on 14 April 2018.
Photo courtesy of Jim Blake/Chatham-Kent.

(CHATHAM, ON) – Nearly 100 newcomer-residents of Windsor visited Chatham-Kent yesterday to discover more about the community and its employment possibilities, and to tour the municipality. The tour was developed through Geoff Wright of the Economic Development Services department in cooperation with Collège Boréal.

Participants visited the Chatham YMCA, Dajcor Aluminum, YA Engage, Giant Tiger, Riverview Gardens, Enviroshake, Concentrix, and St Clair College.

The group was treated to a lunch at the Civic Centre where they were welcomed by mayor Randy Hope and Chatham-Kent CAO Don Shropshire. There they heard presentations by Chatham-Kent’s Resident Attraction and Retention officials and Adult Language and Learning.

A number of videos about the community and other employment opportunities were shown as well.

Newcomers to the Windsor area were hosted on an introductory tour of Chatham-Kent on 14 April 2018.Photo courtesy of Jim Blake/Chatham-Kent.

Newcomers to the Windsor area were hosted on an introductory tour of Chatham-Kent on 14 April 2018.
Photo courtesy of Jim Blake/Chatham-Kent.

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