Latest Village Voice (The Village of Tansley Woods)

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
March 3, 2016
- Village Voice
Village hosts Gala art show featuring resident artists By Kristian Partington On the evening of March 1 with a late-winter blizzard raging outside, the Village of Tansley Woods shone with warmth as team members and volunteers transformed the Town Hall into a fine art gallery featuring more than 90... Read more
November 17, 2015
- Village Voice
Team members and residents share the wonder of travel By Kristian Partington If one adheres to the stereotypical view of life in elderhood after moving into a retirement home in Ontario, it might be hard to imagine a group of residents embarking to the shores of the Aegean Sea for a Greek odyssey... Read more
August 25, 2015
- Village Voice
CN Tower EdgeWalk is nothing for 90-year-old Tansley Woods resident By Kristian Partington Ted Woodley easily recalls the news clips in 1976 when a 10-ton Sikorsky helicopter carried the final piece of the 102-metre broadcasting tower to the peak of the CN Tower and a brave steel worker fixed it... Read more

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