Latest Village Voice

September 1, 2016
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Danielle Arnburg overwhelmed by gift from Taunton Mills By Kristian Partington One Sunday, as Danielle Arnburg was in the early stages of planning her July wedding, she was called into work at the Village of Taunton Mills unexpectedly. She was dressed a little more casually than she would have been... Read more
August 30, 2016
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Wisdom of the Elder events draw residents from across Schlegel Villages together By Kristian Partington In mid-August, the Villages of Sandalwood Park in Brampton and Glendale Crossing in London were transformed into Olympic venues, welcoming competing residents from across Schlegel Villages’... Read more
August 11, 2016
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By Kristian Partington Within each of Schlegel Villages’ 16 long-term care and retirement homes lies an inherent generosity that acts as the beating heart of the village. It can be seen in the dedication of team members and volunteers for the well being of residents and the support those residents... Read more
August 9, 2016
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‘I feel a little younger now,’ says Riverside Glen resident after serving in dining room By Kristian Partington “Hard work feels good,” Sheila Lindsay was overheard telling a fellow resident from her home in the Egerton neighbourhood in the Village of Riverside Glen after she’d finished her first... Read more
August 5, 2016
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The loss of her wedding ring was devastating to no end By Kristian Partington One of the most tragic ramifications of a catastrophic fall Ilse Snaith suffered in her home nearly two years ago was the loss of her wedding ring – the greatest reminder she possessed of the man she spent her life with... Read more
August 4, 2016
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By Kristian Partington Jim Bates can often be found outside the hobby room at the Village of Arbour Trails in Guelph while the Royal City Ukulele Ensemble is practicing. He quietly works on a puzzle while this collective of players from the community outside the village practices under the guidance... Read more
August 2, 2016
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Schlegel Villages and partners prepare for Annual Hand up for Haiti Walk/Run By Kristian Partington On a hot and muggy Haitian morning in the spring of 2015, Gauthier Dieudonne, program director with Fonkoze’s Chemen Lavi Miyò (CLM) program, spoke to 150 women who were celebrating their success... Read more
July 28, 2016
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Kinesiology student Natalie Heeney sparks new energy among neighbours By Kristian Partington Nearly 200 riders in the 2016 Tour de France travelled 3,535 km through 21 different stages in four separate countries during the first three weeks of July. Le Tour de France, St. Clair edition, required... Read more
July 26, 2016
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New role at University Gates fits well with Erin Aguiar’s natural instincts By Kristian Partington Erin Aguiar is sitting in the Council Chambers just off Main Street in the Village at University Gates, across the heavy table from the village’s director of nursing care (DNC), Ruth Auber. It’s Erin’... 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

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