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Thank you from Linking Generations to County Clothes-Line Foundation - My sincerest thanks go out to County Clothes-Line Foundation for your continued generosity and caring towards Linking Generations. All of us realize how many worthy and notable non-profits there are within our community and I whole heartily appreciate that County...
LINKages/Linking Generations Canada 150 Student Contest Winners - CANADA 150 CONTEST WINNERS Linking Generations recently partnered with LINKages Society (Calgary) in a special contest for the Canada 150 event! Linking Generations challenged our youth to learn about the older adult in their community and vice verse, in order...
Linking Generations selected for the 2017 Pride of Strathcona Award – Outstanding Group - June 12, 2017 Festival Place, Sherwood Park, Alberta We are thrilled to have been selected for the 2017 Pride of Strathcona Award- Outstanding Group! This award recognizes a non-profit organization or community association for its outstanding and long-lasting contributions to...
Linking Generations ‘Mini Country Hoe-Down’ featured in Sherwood Park News - Sherwood Park News has a picture that features Linking Generations ‘Mini Country Hoe-Down’ ! Check out the front page of Sherwood Park News paper for Friday, May 26, 2017. “Local students and seniors teamed up for a Mini Country Hoe-Down...
“Mini” Country Hoe-Down with Seniors and Students from Linking Generations - A very special visit was held at some of our Senior Facilities this past week. We hosted a “Mini” Country Hoe-Down with Seniors and Students from Linking Generations. It was a special treat to surprise all Linking Generations participants with...
Announcing the 2017 Pride of Strathcona Awards Recipients - Linking Generations is a recipient of the “2017 Pride of Strathcona Awards – Outstanding Group”. As stated on the Strathcona County website: The 2017 Pride of Strathcona Awards recipients have distinguished themselves and contributed to our community in many ways....
A Heartfelt Letter from one of our Participating Seniors - WOW!!! Attached to a year end survey was a handwritten letter by one of the seniors in Linking Generations. To read the letter go to the Community Impact page.
Thank You to Strathcona County Family Community Services - So very grateful to Strathcona County for the support and funding provided to Linking Generations, as well as other amazing non-profit organizations making a difference for our community. Thank you to the Family Community Services Advisory Board and the FCS...
A Caring Letter from a Grade 12 Student - At one of the year end functions for a High School program a grade 12 student at Salisbury Composite High School gave a beautiful speech of her experiences and feelings in the Linking Generations program. It is the third year that...
Linking Generations High School Program Year Coming to a Close - Our Linking Generations program year is soon coming to a close, and to celebrate our success and reflect on some wonderful memories, Linking Generations and our partner senior facilities host a special Student/Senior Celebration Lunch each year. This is a...
Celebrate 150 years of Confederation with Linking Generations - Canada 150 Contest : Sharing Intergenerational Stories Linking Generations is honoured to partner with LINKages in a special contest open to youth ages 30 and under and adults 55+. We hope the contest will inspire our local youth and seniors...
Years Review – Celebrating our Community Involvement – Designing the Ideal Community Park - What would be your “dream” community park look like ? As teams, our students and seniors spent time designing, building and discussing this task. Questions asked of each other: Will this park be attractive to all community members? Where will...
Linking Generations – A letter by Julie Lafrance, the the Principal of École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) - The Principal of École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) Julie Lafrance wrote a wonderful letter about Linking Generations. Included in the letter were Here is what some of our students have to say about Linking Generations Here...
Linking Generations – What an amazing article written by Nadine Hooper in the Sherwood Park News on Tuesday April 4, 2017 ! - In the Sherwood Park News is a page called “Never Been Better”. On Tuesday April 4th 2017 an article by Nadine Hooper was published. This is an amazing article talking about how the seniors and students feel, behave, and care....
Linking Generations Friendship / Dream Tree – École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and Summerwood Village Retirement Residence - The students from École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and the seniors from Summerwood Village Retirement Residence created their Friendship / Dream Tree. Check out the pictures of the Trees the seniors and students came up with...
Sharing Intergenerational Stories Contest - Linking Generations is honoured to partner with LINKages Society of Alberta in a special contest open to youth ages 30 or under and adults 55+. We hope the contest will inspire youth and seniors to connect and share stories of...
Linking Generations added the Group Picture of École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and Summerwood Village Retirement Residence - We just added the group picture of the students from École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and the seniors from Summerwood Village Retirement Residence. Check out all of group pictures in the Program Participants !!
Linking Generations Friendship / Dream Tree – Country Cottage and Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School - The students from Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School and the seniors from Country Cottage created their Friendship / Dream Tree. Check out the pictures of the Trees the seniors and students came up with in the Gallery !!
Under the B … 9 — Linking Generations Students and Seniors play BINGO !! - Instead of playing games in their groups, both the students from Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School and the seniors from Country Cottage Retirement Residence got all together and enjoyed BINGO. So, check out all of the Games Day pictures in...
Linking Generations Students and Seniors played more Games !! - June made a point of coming to talk to me and saying how much she loved the pictures I took at Summerwood of all the seniors and students. Her daughter told her to go on the website and take a...