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NFL Canada's Fan of the Year!!!!!

  We are beyond grateful to have been announced the NFL Canada's FAN OF THE YEAR!!! We are completely humbled by the nomination and feel extremely blessed to have been chosen by a panel of judges to be the FIRST PLACE prize winners, receiving a prize of $30,000!!!! Honestly, we are so happy to serve in our community that this was the last thing we ever expected or dreamed of. We are just happy to be active community members helping us all to grow together as a more inclusive place for all people. Since you're here - Here's how the story unfolds, as well as all the media links to the interviews. Waaaaaaaay back in February I got a message...

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YQG WDSD 2021!!

  World Down Syndrome Day - A day to celebrate the contributions made by those with Down syndrome that are in our lives, and communities. WDSD is on March 21st or - 3.21 - to signify the 3rd copy of the 21st chromosome that people with Down syndrome have. Many of you celebrated in your homes this year by wearing your CHF socks (or any mismatched socks), took pics and shared on your social media. Some of you made donations to charities that are near and dear to your heart. I know CHF received many donations on 3.21 and we are so very grateful. We are always so humbled by community support. I shared as many photos via our IG...

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Inclusion - Contribution - Belonging

Think about a time where you felt you truly belonged. Think about your role in that space. Did you feel safe? Accepted? Respected? Were you able to contribute? Were you celebrated for exactly who you are in that moment and not the potential of what you might one day be. But just for you, Just as you are?  Inclusion has been a buzz word for at least a decade. But sometimes we don’t know how to do it properly. It’s not enough to allow someone who is different into a space and call it good. It’s also not about allowing someone into a space and trying to make them “be more like the group.” It’s about seeing everyone as equal...

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Adaptive Athlete Class

We have been a part of an Adaptive Athlete program at All Level CrossFit for a year and a half now. It runs Tuesday at 4pm and Saturday’s at 12pm. Please email me or John at All Level if you would like to give it a try! These sessions are for ages 15 and up. Kids CrossFit is also available (times vary) starting at age 6.  After piloting the program in the summer of 2018, I personally became a participant just over a year ago when I realized that I need to step up my fitness game. The program encourages everyone and anyone, of all abilities and fitness levels, to come out and have some fun in a team environment,...

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