A Community That Welcomes All

We invite you to join us for a day and learn why Ford City is one of the best neighbourhoods in Windsor!

Families Are First

Ford City Residents in Action continue our tradition of caring residents who create spectacular family events.

A Recreational Hub

Gino & Liz Marcus Recreation Centre and Drouillard Park are the heart of our community.

A Spiritual & Multicultural Village

Ford City boasts ten places of worship representing several faiths and ethnicities.

A Place to Embrace Our History

Ford City welcomes you to learn more about our shared history through our murals and community partners.

We Are Ford City Premiere & Concert

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The Ford City Redevelopment Committee Proudly Presents:

We Are Ford City: A Video Premiere & Community Showcase – With Special Guest Jody Raffoul for a Live Acoustic Set

April 5th 2013 6pm @ Hiram Walker Wiser’s Reception Centre 2072 Riverside Drive East. Parking is free.

Tickets $5 in advance or $7 at the door. Doors open at 6pm, screening & concert at 7pm.

Your ticket covers the intimate Jody Raffoul performance, hot appetizers from Koolini’s and dessert from the Sunflower Organic Cafe. Cash bar will be available throughout the evening. A portion of admission ticket sales will go to the Ford City Redevelopment Committee for community renewal projects.

Ticket locations:

  • 1659 Drouillard- Sunflower Organic Cafe -519-915-8898
  • 1168 Drouillard Road Gino & Liz Marcus Community Centre 253-7028
  • 1102 Drouillard- Drouillard Place- 519-253-1073

Join us as we celebrate Ford City with the premiere of the We Are Ford City short movie.  The film was shot in the Spring of 2012 in Ford City to capture the vibrancy and community spirit that endures in this historic neighbourhood. The film features the exclusive single HOME by internationally known, local talent, JODY RAFFOUL who will perform an intimate acoustic set at the event!

You will be able to browse dozens of tables with information on the Ford City community, its strengths, assets and current renewal projects, learn about new and established businesses and connect with Ford City community members.

Special presentations from the University of Windsor Digital Journalism students and Local Poet, Author, Publisher and Photographer Marty Gervais.

Join us for a celebration of the Ford City community! Venue space is very limited so be sure to pick up your ticket today!

If you would like more information please call the Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal Offices at 519-915-9583. Learn more about the United Way funded Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal project here http://fordcityrenewal.blogspot.ca/ or visit us at facebook.com/FordCityNeighbourhoodRenewal

Thank you to our event sponsors: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, United Way, Standard Printing, Hiram Walker & Sons Limited, Social Work Students Association of the University of Windsor & Sunflower Organic Cafe.

*Please note washrooms are not wheelchair accessible. We apologize for this inconvenience.