Latest Village Voice (The Village of Tansley Woods)

February 6, 2018
- Village Voice
With the temperature in Southern Ontario pushing 10-15 degrees below zero in the early part of February with snow piling up and more in the forecast, the Tansley Trippers are thinking back fondly to the October trip they took to Aruba. Some of the Tansley Trippers in the waters of Aruba. Team... 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
December 12, 2017
- Village Voice
Every Thursday, a large circle of friends gathers in the library in The Village of Tansley Woods . Knitting needles and crochet hooks clack away quietly as the friends chat, discussing every aspect of life imaginable. Some of the ladies call the village home, but most of them are connected through... 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
June 23, 2017
- Village Voice
Wisdom of the Elder event showcases immense wealth of talent and creativity “It’s amazing, the abilities that you find,” said Ross Knee while surveying the hall at Bingeman’s Park in Kitchener that, on June 22, housed more than 120 of his fellow residents from across 16 Schlegel Villages, each one... Read more
May 18, 2017
- Village Voice
Residents reap the rewards when a neighbourhood team functions smoothly There are two things in any type of team setting a true leader must consider, said Dr. Mark Eys during a presentation and the Schlegel Villages leadership retreat in Brampton: they must promote performance and also harmony... Read more
May 9, 2017
- Village Voice
Expanding the Village Model a key priority for Schlegel Villages In late 2015/early 2016, Schlegel Villages formalized its five-year strategic plan targeting seven key priorities that will help the organization achieve four main goals: Enhance the Village Model as a thriving social environment for... Read more
March 2, 2017
- Village Voice
3rd Annual Tansley Woods Dance brings generations together By Kristian Partington The young women came with dresses flowing, the young men in suits and ties. Their dancing style, if not their fashion choices, hearkened back generations, inspiring reminiscence in the hearts of many a Tansley Woods... Read more
February 28, 2017
- Village Voice
Tansley Woods and Wentworth Heights find new potential along Main Street By Kristian Partington The local general store in any small town is a central place where neighbours bump into each other and share quick updates on life while picking up a few supplies they might need for the pantry, a... Read more
March 29, 2016
- Village Voice
88-year-old A Morris Russell and the story of a life of love, faith and service By Kristian Partington With a blizzard picking up steam outside the Village of Tansley Woods in Burlington on a late afternoon in early March, I find myself in the comfortable apartment of A. Morris Russell, discussing... Read more

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