I never imagined that opening a bill and reading the enclosed details of my Stouffville water bill would ever make my day. Well it did. In the bottom section of my bill, right after it provides the details of the new water and sewer rates, there was a heading that said,
WHAT IS A CHARACTER COMMUNITY?
Then it goes on to tell you what it is.
A Character Community is one in which elected officials, community leaders in the education, business, and faith communities, law enforcement and media sectors, and citizens-at-large recognize and promote the importance of good character.
So I wondered, what do they consider good character? Then there it was:
That is so cool! I’m so proud to say that I live in Stouffville—A Character Community.
Most of us like the communities we live in, and we hope that some of the things we value in life will be reflected in how our community lives and the values it holds up. Being a community with character, and being willing to put things in place to make it so, speaks volumes of the community I live in.
I’m thrilled to live in this region.You can learn more about A Character Community at charactercommunity.com