Access Together Ajax - Guide Dog Awareness Month

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Get Involved - #AccessTogetherAjax

Accessibility and inclusion are cornerstones to a community where everyone can thrive and feel welcome. We encourage you to share your ideas on how we can create a more accessible Ajax community! Stay connected here for information about accessibility projects and initiatives in the Town of Ajax. This month, we're recognizing:

September is Guide Dog Awareness Month

Guide dogs are among the most highly trained dogs in the world and are specifically trained to assist someone who is blind or partially sighted with mobility, orientation and independence.

Learn all about the role of guide dogs, guide dog etiquette, the difference between guide dogs and service animals, and how YOU can be a #GuideDogChampion.

How to Participate

  • Watch out for weekly educational online videos
  • Participate in the Guide Dog colouring contest for your chance to win one of two “Future CNIB Guide Dog” plush toys!
  • Request a FREE “Guide Dogs Welcome” window decal for your business, organization or school
  • Check out the resources in the Document Library

Colouring Contest Details

Download and print the coloring sheet from the Document Library to the right of this page, or contact accessibility@ajax.ca for an alternate format. Complete the sheet and be entered into the prize draw!

There are four ways to enter:

1. Post a photo of your completed colouring sheet on social media using the hashtags #AccessibleAjax and #GuideDogChampions,

2. Email a copy to accessibility@ajax.ca,

3. Drop-off your completed sheet to the drop box outside of Ajax Town Hall, or

4. Mail it to: Accessible Ajax – 65 Harwood Avenue South, Ajax, ON, L1S 2H9

Eligibility:

Contest is open to all Ajax residents. One entry per person. Contest closes September 29, 2020. Winner to be announced September 30, 2020.

Request a “Guide Dogs Welcome” Decal

Complete the request form to receive your free CNIB “Guide Dogs Welcome” decal. Display it at your organizations front window or checkout to show your support of guide dog teams in Canada and to raise awareness about guide dog access.


Questions or comments about this project?

Contact any of the project managers listed in the Who's Listening (right sidebar).



Get Involved - #AccessTogetherAjax

Accessibility and inclusion are cornerstones to a community where everyone can thrive and feel welcome. We encourage you to share your ideas on how we can create a more accessible Ajax community! Stay connected here for information about accessibility projects and initiatives in the Town of Ajax. This month, we're recognizing:

September is Guide Dog Awareness Month

Guide dogs are among the most highly trained dogs in the world and are specifically trained to assist someone who is blind or partially sighted with mobility, orientation and independence.

Learn all about the role of guide dogs, guide dog etiquette, the difference between guide dogs and service animals, and how YOU can be a #GuideDogChampion.

How to Participate

  • Watch out for weekly educational online videos
  • Participate in the Guide Dog colouring contest for your chance to win one of two “Future CNIB Guide Dog” plush toys!
  • Request a FREE “Guide Dogs Welcome” window decal for your business, organization or school
  • Check out the resources in the Document Library

Colouring Contest Details

Download and print the coloring sheet from the Document Library to the right of this page, or contact accessibility@ajax.ca for an alternate format. Complete the sheet and be entered into the prize draw!

There are four ways to enter:

1. Post a photo of your completed colouring sheet on social media using the hashtags #AccessibleAjax and #GuideDogChampions,

2. Email a copy to accessibility@ajax.ca,

3. Drop-off your completed sheet to the drop box outside of Ajax Town Hall, or

4. Mail it to: Accessible Ajax – 65 Harwood Avenue South, Ajax, ON, L1S 2H9

Eligibility:

Contest is open to all Ajax residents. One entry per person. Contest closes September 29, 2020. Winner to be announced September 30, 2020.

Request a “Guide Dogs Welcome” Decal

Complete the request form to receive your free CNIB “Guide Dogs Welcome” decal. Display it at your organizations front window or checkout to show your support of guide dog teams in Canada and to raise awareness about guide dog access.


Questions or comments about this project?

Contact any of the project managers listed in the Who's Listening (right sidebar).



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