Latest Village Voice (The Village at St. Clair)

January 16, 2018
- Village Voice
Like many people, Ron Droulliard had never given much thought to the idea that the language people use in their day-to-day conversations can have a major part to play in the perpetuation of stigmas and stereotypes. When he returned home after a meeting in Toronto focused on the subject of non-... Read more
December 21, 2017
- Village Voice
One of the most common refrains during the holiday season is that love of family and friends is the most cherished of gifts. This certainly rings true within Schlegel Villages, which in every way is an extension of the family that founded the organization and has welcomed thousands of residents,... 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
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
July 11, 2017
- Signature Programs, Village Voice
“I’ve never really stopped being a journalist,” says Marie Gleason of The Village at St. Clair. She’s standing before her small booth in the hall at Bingeman’s Park in Kitchener where she’s joined more than 120 other residents from across Schlegel Villages. As part of the Pursuit of Passions event... Read more
May 2, 2017
- Village Voice
Succession planning is critical to meet expanding needs “We don’t serve people by letting them be less than they can be,” keynote speaker Nancy Fox told a group of nearly 250 people gathered at the Pearson Convention Centre in Brampton for the annual Schlegel Villages Leadership Retreat. Indeed, a... Read more
April 11, 2017
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages partners with CAMH to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness “Sometimes, people just need a good cry.” This was the simple statement a cashier made when she noticed the forgotten Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) nametag Lynda Gerard wore as she waited to pay for her... Read more
March 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Family members say goodbye to one Schlegel Team before meeting another The instant Cathy moved into the Village at St. Clair in Windsor, her sisters knew she was in the right place. Her sister Denise says the perfect mix of compassion, enthusiasm and professionalism infused the initial meeting they... Read more
October 11, 2016
- Village Voice
Watching neighbours at St. Clair achieve goals, realize potential By Kristian Partington The first time Kaye Brown walked into the dining room in the Village at St. Clair’s Harrow neighbourhood under her own power, she was greeted with the wild cheers and applause of her neighbours and friends. She... Read more