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September 21, 2017
- Village Voice
Hand up for Haiti success is a collaborative effort The unwavering commitment and support of a number of community partners is one of the major reasons the Schlegel Villages Hand up for Haiti fundraising campaign has been so successful in the past six years. That commitment continued in mid-... Read more
September 19, 2017
- Village Voice
It was the end of the evening when Jamie Schlegel shared his gratitude for all the many sponsors and golfers who made the inaugural Tee Up for Haiti golf tournament on Sept. 14 a fundraising success. He spoke of the pride he felt to be connected to community partners who over the past six years... Read more
September 12, 2017
- Village Voice
The weather was calm and clear over Windsor as residents, team members and families gathered at the Village of Aspen Lake for the annual Hand up for Haiti Walk/Run event hosted there. With neighbours arriving from The Village at St. Clair, it was the largest turnout yet for the event, which raises... Read more
September 7, 2017
- Village Voice
A glimpse into the role of PTSD in a first responder’s life at St. Clair When an alarm goes off or an urgent voice can be heard over the PA system in the Village at St. Clair calling “Code Blue,” Ron Droulliard’s first instinct is to react. The urge to respond to others in need is ingrained in... Read more
September 6, 2017
- Village Voice
Glendale Crossing team members and residents soak in the peace of nature “It’s like a switch goes off,” says Glendale Crossing recreation team member Erin Seldon when she describes what it’s like to arrive at Camp Schlegel at Shady Pines outside of Ailsa Craig. “You just see everybody relax – you... Read more
August 31, 2017
- Village Voice
Hilda Melbourne is filled with gratitude by the provisions made so she could attend In the two years that Hilda Melbourne has worked at The Village of Riverside Glen, she’s demonstrated an innate understanding of the importance of relationships in the support of those living in a long-term care or... Read more
August 29, 2017
- Village Voice
Mary Savard offers St. Clair Neighbours the Gift of Music from the Heart Mary Savard often gets lost inside the complex tones and notes of the harp when emotion takes control of her fingers and she plays music directly from her heart and soul. The soothing combination of vibration and melody from... Read more
August 24, 2017
- Village Voice
Erin Meadows shows neighbours what is possible in long-term care The annual Walk for Memories fundraiser in the name of the Alzheimer’s Society is an event that for many reasons connects closely to Schlegel Villages team members and residents. The Village of Erin Meadows had to pass on this year’s... Read more
August 22, 2017
- Village Voice
Within the antique walls of Maynard Nursing Home in the heart of Toronto’s Little Portugal lies a virtual United Nations. The bulk of the residents and many of the team members banter back and forth in Portuguese, but you’re as likely to hear Spanish, Eastern European, Ukrainian or Quebecois French... Read more
August 17, 2017
- Village Voice
Fellowship draws the community a little closer together When the group of men from the Village of Tansley Woods who make up “The Old Boys Club” met Ron Schlegel during a visit to the Research Institute for Aging (RIA) Headquarters in Waterloo, he made a point of telling them he liked the club name... Read more

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