Latest Village Voice (The Village of Winston Park)

September 6, 2016
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Alan Tomlinson’s Honorary Doctorate marks remarkable achievement By Kristian Partington Alan Tomlinson literally changed the way millions of people across the planet see the world around them. In honour of his years of dedication to the field of optometry as a leading researcher on corneal... Read more
July 21, 2016
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Village competitions underway leading up to main events Aug. 16 and 18 By Kristian Partington From Aug. 5-16, the world’s finest athletes will converge under the gaze of Christ the Redeemer perched high atop the mountains over Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics. In honour of the XXXI... Read more
June 28, 2016
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A Winston Park excursion to Collingwood had special meaning for Nancy Aston By Kristian Partington In 1940, Nancy Aston moved to Collingwood on the south shores of Georgian Bay. It was the height of the Second World War and her husband had a job in the shipyards where he worked until 1946 when the... Read more
May 3, 2016
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Winston Park resident receives Ontario Heritage Award By Kristian Partington The passion Craig Campbell feels for the natural landscapes and diverse ecosystems spread across the province of Ontario shines through clearly when I speak with him on a bright spring day at his home at the Village of... Read more
February 25, 2016
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‘It was her home,’ recalls Kerry Townson, and her mother loved it there By Kristian Partington “Mom loved young people because she was young inside and I think everybody forgets that when they see and old person,” says Kerry Townson. “They just see an old person, but they’re not old; they’re the... Read more
February 2, 2016
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The act of creation always inspired Margaret Dallaire By Kristian Partington There are gifted people for whom talent is an innate treasure brought to the surface at a young age and naturally honed over a lifetime – singers whose first words flowed in melody or athletes who could skate before they... Read more
January 26, 2016
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BSO, PERT and LIVING in My Today help reshape attitudes By Kristian Partington Throughout the month of January, each Schlegel Village has joined with seniors’ organizations and care providers across Canada to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. It’s an opportunity to draw attention to the realities... Read more
July 16, 2015
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Return to Winston Park means so much to Kerry and Joyce Townson By Kristian Partington Kerry Townson looks back a couple of weeks to the beginning of July when her mother, Joyce, lay in a hospital bed, unable to open her eyes or speak. Complications following a head injury a few months back had... Read more
May 26, 2015
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Three Rec. and Leisure Studies students discuss their time at Winston Park By Kristian Partington On an early-April afternoon around the large table in the community centre at The Village of Winston Park, 10 Conestoga College students are celebrating the end of their placement. They’re the largest... Read more
May 19, 2015
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The Story of Tamara and Roy By Kristian Partington As Roy Warren shares the story of his wife Tamara’s history, he gently lays his hand atop her foot while she rests quietly in her room at the Village of Winston Park. His hand never moves through the half-hour conversation, a gentle reminder that... Read more

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