Tecumseh Life – Spring Summer 2018

The Town of Tecumseh Business Improvement Area (TOTBIA) is very enthused to have, once again, launched the Tecumseh Life Spring & Summer Edition that highlight the various events and activities, while promoting the exceptional shops, restaurants and professional services we have right here in the Town of Tecumseh!

We continue to plan and host various events that showcase the best of Tecumseh. This year we are celebrating our 12th Annual Street Pole Banner Contest with a ‘Favorite Year Round Outdoor Activity’ theme. There are currently over 100 hand-painted original drawings or photographs that the BIA has sponsored, displayed along the main arteries in Town, from June to November.

This summer the Tecumseh BIA is hosting two Tecumseh Night Markets; Friday, June 22nd at Green Valley Plaza and July 20th  at Tecumseh Towne Centre Plaza – both featuring live music, games & activities while showcasing local vendors and products.  Our 4th Annual Fall Into Health Day will be held on Sunday, September 23rd at Lakewood Park. Gain knowledge on all sorts of health and wellness products and services, participate in paddle boarding, yoga & Zumba, play lawn games, jump in a bouncy castle, climb a rock wall, try face painting, mini and disk golf. Check out our various food and exercise demonstrations; win fantastic door prizes and much more!

For more information and updates on all BIA events, please visit tecumehbia.com & come back often!

The Town of Tecumseh BIA hopes that you enjoy this edition of Tecumseh Life and we invite you to visit our beautiful parks, ice arena, swimming pool, dog park, skate board park and attend all of the events and activities schedule this year and see why everyone loves to live, work and play in the Town of  Tecumseh…a place where anyone can call home!

Candice Dennis, Chair
Tony Nehme, Vice Chair
Paul Bistany, Treasurer
Linda Proctor, Director
Maureen Harris, Director
Dan Hofgartner, Director
Jules Champoux, Director
Bill Altenhof, Director & Councillor – Ward 2
Brian Houston, Councillor – Ward 3



Tecumseh Life 2018

Etsy In The Park


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 – 11 AM – 4 PM

In one word, Etsy in the Park is “togetherness”. It’s bringing together Etsy’s unique culture and the local community that is already a thriving entrepreneurial market. It’s an opportunity for creatives and foodies alike to showcase their passion and for us to promote the support of local businesses.

Our mission is to connect the community with local entrepreneurs and bring light  to the Etsy-based companies in the area! We’re hoping that this festival will have an impact on our community and our neighbours. This is truly a unique opportunity to build stronger community ties, for our vendors to promote their businesses and for everyone to get excited about being intimately associated with one of the largest Etsy events in the area!


The link to our vendor sign up is here: etsyinthepark.com/vendor-application

Instagram and Facebook @etsyinthepark

Family Game Nights

Tecumseh Parks & Recreation, in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Healthy Kids Community Challenge, invites families to “Power OFF and Play!” with five Family Game Nights through March and April at the Tecumseh Recreation Complex and Arena, 12021 McNorton Street.

These FREE, family-engaging evenings will include an assortment of board games, tabletop games and giant lawn games. Residents are encouraged to come with family members or attendees may join with another group at the event. Games Nights are a great way to get out and meet others in Tecumseh while participating in a fun screen free event. The Tecumseh Family Game Nights will be offered in a “screen-free zone”, encouraging participants to put mobile and screen devices away while participating.

The Tecumseh Family Game Nights are 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on the following days: Friday, March 2, 2018; Friday, March 9, 2018; Friday, April 13, 2018; Friday, April 20, 2018; and, Friday, May 25, 2018.

For more information visit www.tecumseh.ca or call the Tecumseh Parks & Recreation Department at 519-735-4756.

Information on this and all Town of Tecumseh news and events is available at www.tecumseh.ca,
www.tecumsehapp.ca, Twitter (@TownofTecumseh), and Facebook

Event Contact:
Kerri Rice
Manager Recreation Programs & Events
Phone: (519) 735-4756 ext. 421

Enter the Tecumseh BIA 12th Annual Street Pole Banner Contest

 The Town of Tecumseh Business Improvement Area (TOTBIA) is hosting its 12th Annual Street Pole Banner Contest; a “Gallery Without Walls” program. Gallery Without Walls, is an initiative of the TOTBIA. This vibrant and colourful addition to our townscape is a visual testament to our local talent. Banners painted by local artists of all ages and digital photos hang on town street poles from May to November. This incredibly colourful and unique town streetscape is enjoyed by the local community and visitors alike. We encourage everyone to enter this exciting contest; show your talent and creativity and most importantly, have fun!

This Year’s Theme:


Get out your pencils, pens, paints and/or camera and show us what is your favorite anytime of the year outdoor activity! If your design or photo is selected it will be digitally reprinted and considered finished artwork that will be reproduced on both side of a 28″ wide by 44″ high street pole banner. 

NOTE: Please keep in mind that simple, close-up designs/photos are the most effective; people driving in vehicles only have 3-4 seconds to see an image on the banner so the bigger the image the better. All drawings and/or photographs MUST be submitted on 4″ wide by 6″ high vertical media.

After winners have been selected, pictures of each banner, title and person’s name will be listed in the Shoreline and on the TOTBIA website Gallery page.



1st Prize –  $150  |  2nd Prize – $100  |  3rd Prize – $50


Please read the enclosed brochure to read the contest guidelines, regulations, key dates and to complete the entry form. Deadline for submitting entry form and your original design/digital photo is:

April 9, 2018


Click on the link below to print the 2018 BIA BANNER CONTEST ENTRY FORM:

2018 Banner Contest Entry Form



Pictured below are some of the finished banners from last year’s contest and all of the artists who’s design and/or photo was selected and reproduced on 5′ banners. 










“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

– Henry David Thoreau


Contact the Tecumseh BIA office for additional information: 519.735.3795 or email: bia@Tecumseh.ca



The BIA Tecumseh Dollar & Windsor Spitfire Tickets Contest Winners

is pleased to announce the following winners of this year’s contest:


1st Place Prize of $500 Tecumseh Dollars:   Bernice Winkup

2nd Place Prize of $300 Tecumseh Dollars:   Jeaninne St.Pierre

3rd Place Prize of $200 Tecumseh Dollars:   Maria Ingratta


And the winners of the Windsor Spitfire Tickets in the Windsor Star Suite are:

Shelley Fitzpatrick, Michael Mallen, Olivia Szwed, Kevin Will, John Kobrynovich, Patrick Kolowilz


And the winners of a pair of Windsor Spitfire Tickets are:

Rosa Campeau, Vanessa St.Amour, Joan Willms, Jen Weedon, Brad Butcher, Omay Drouillard, Nada Orshinsky, Nadia Dancy, Ed Stolachuk, Shelley Simon, Mike McGinnis, Monica Morin, Ken Little, Diane VanDenDriessche, Cindy Baillargeon, Geraldine Carter


Congratulations to all the winners and
Thank You Daniel Hofgartner, Buckingham Reality Estate and Windsor Star for donating the Windsor Spitfire Tickets.



Winter has arrived in Tecumseh. Approximately 10 cm of snow fell on Tuesday, December 12 and an additional
10-18 cm is expected today. Plows are out and crews prepared for this upcoming snowfall however Tecumseh
Public Works Staff and the OPP have important reminders for property owners and drivers in Town. 

Click on the link below for the list of reminders for property owners and drivers in the Town of Tecumseh:

NR – Snow Removal Reminders


Tecumseh Community Holiday Blood Drive

Tecumseh Community Holiday Blood Drive

St. Anne’s Church

 Parish Hall  

12233 Tecumseh Road E, Windsor

Thursday, December 14

2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

#GiveLife #GiveBlood this Holiday Season!

Bring a friend or two or three and #GiveLife Together

New Donors & Walk ins are Welcome and Needed



The Town of Tecumseh is proud to announce the launch of new channels on their progressive web app to promote local businesses, events and opportunities. This follows the launch of the Tecumseh App in August 2016, the first municipality in North America to do so, aimed at actively engaging its residents.

The Tecumseh App will now feature two new channels for businesses: “Now Hiring” and “Services”. These new channels follow the expansion of existing channels “Where to Eat” and “What to Do”. All four channels provide local businesses the opportunity to promote themselves, share information about the community and encourage people to shop and play in Tecumseh.

“We are excited to launch this second phase of our municipal app for both residents and businesses in Town,” said Tony Haddad, Chief Administrative Officer for the Town of Tecumseh. “Our goal when launching this app was to connect with our residents and businesses easily through a mobile network. Today’s launch now allows businesses to have a one-stop outreach.”

The cost to use the app for businesses is free for 2017. Interested business owners can upload videos, images and content they wish to promote by visiting www.tecumsehapp.ca/upload. All submissions will be subject to review for appropriateness prior to posting. Priority will be given to business promoting employment opportunities, events, and providing promotional offers for Tecumseh businesses. Anyone with questions is welcome to contact the Town at 519-735-2184 Ext. 150.

Town App“We are excited by the innovation being shown by the Town of Tecumseh. They were an early-adopter of Progressive Web App technology and since their launch other large brands such as Booking.com, The Guardian and AliExpress have also begun to use this technology,” said Karolyn Hart, Chief Operating Officer of InspireHUB Technologies. “We built the IHUBApp using progressive web app technology to provide an easy to use platform to get information out quickly and easily. Our work with the Town of Tecumseh has proven to North America that progressive web apps can benefit municipalities anywhere.”

The app can be easily added to any mobile device and is available whether the user is connected to the internet or not on most devices. Details on how to register as a user and save the app to a home screen are provided at www.tecumsehapp.ca.

Information on this and all Town of Tecumseh news and events is available at www.tecumseh.ca, www.tecumsehapp.ca, Twitter (@TownofTecumseh), and Facebook (www.facebook.com/townoftecumseh).

Media Contact:
Lesley Racicot
Manager Strategic Initiatives
519-735-2184 Ext. 150

BOOK SWAP – Wine & Reading

If you like a good book like I do and enjoy sipping on wine at the same time, welcome to BookSwap. At WINE DESIGN, you can bring a book, and take a book.

We have used books on display for you to come in any time to swap a book.

reading-wineAfter talking to many of my customers and learning that many enjoy sipping on wine while reading, I decided to start BookSwap.

Whether you come in just to grab a book or come in to make wine at the same time, everyone is welcomed.

Thank you all, who have contributed to the growth of our book inventory.

All donations are welcomed.


13590 Tecumseh Rd. E.
St. Clair Beach Shopping Plaza