Emily RobertWhere did you grow up? 

Blenheim, ON.

What was your first job? 

Working at Naples Pizza in Blenheim.

What is your favourite Chatham-Kent pastime? 

Attending the multitude of fun festivals and events that happen each year; Cherry Fest in Blenheim is always a good time, Thamesville’s Corn maze and the concerts in Chatham’s Tecumseh Park, just to name a few!

What is your favourite season? 

Fall. The leaves changing and the crops coming off. It’s just a busy time and beautiful sight.

Who was your local inspiration/role model? 

The many from across CK who come together to support something valuable to our community. I admire the work so many people do to make CK a worthwhile place to live and work.

What did you do after high school? 

Attended Mohawk College in Hamilton, ON for 1 year in the Marketing program. After, I completed my two-year Recreation and Leisure Services diploma at Fanshawe College in London.

What are you doing now? 
I am the Program/Recreation Supervisor at the Blenheim Youth Centre. I am also graduating this semester from St.Clair College in the Chemical Dependency Counsellor program.

Why did you come back to Chatham-Kent? 

To raise my family here and be part of the community that helped shape me into the person I am today. To live in a place where you aren’t just a face in the crowd and can make an impact.

Why live in Chatham-Kent?

  • I always know where my kids are

  • People remember your name  

  • I can get to a border crossing in just over an hour in different directions  

  • The beaches at Erieau and Rondeau