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Linking Generations – Board Game Visit - The best way to get to know each other is to relax and have a conversation while securing a win with a board game. What is your favorite game to play? How do you play your favorite game? When and...
Linking Generations – THEN AND NOW HERITAGE VISITS - It was a wonderful surprise to see the treasured items the seniors brought to this visit to share with their students. Treasured memory albums, and even antique items passed down from generation to generation. A history book from one of...
Linking Generations — Fall Leaves – Clover Bar Lodge and OLPH Catholic School - Seniors from Clover Bar Lodge and students from OLPH Catholic School created their Fall Leaves Candle Jars. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations — Fall Leaves – Summerwood Village Retirement Residence and OLPH Catholic School - Seniors from Summerwood Village Retirement Residence and students from OLPH Catholic School created their Fall Leaves Candle Jars. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations Students and Seniors have all had their Get Acquainted Visits ! - As the 2017-2018 Program Year continues, all of the seniors and students have met each other. The pictures from École Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School (OLPH) and Summerwood Village Retirement Residence have been added. Check out all the...
Linking Generations – Celebrating Our Heritage - What a special visit – looking back generations ago and studying items used in the household or the farm. Each senior and student brought a unique heritage item to this visit, so as to share their own personal past and...
Linking Generations Halloween Party ! - On Tuesday October 31st students from Lakeland Ridge School and seniors from Heartland Housing SilverBirch Manor held their own Halloween party. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations — Fall Leaves – Bedford Village and St. Theresa Catholic School - Seniors from Bedford Village and the students from St. Theresa Catholic School created their Fall Leaves Candle Jars. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations — Fall Leaves – Sherwood Care and Salisbury Composite High School - Seniors from Sherwood Care and the students from Salisbury Composite High School created Fall Leaves Candle Jars. Check out the pictures in the Gallery !!
Linking Generations — Fall Leaves - Students from ABJ High School create Fall Leaves Candle Jars with Seniors from Country Cottage Seniors Residence Chartwell Retirement Residences. Check out pictures of our first visits in the Gallery !!
Heartland Housing/Silver Birch Manor and Lodge welcome Lakeland Ridge Junior High Students - Heartland Housing/Silver Birch Manor and Lodge welcome Lakeland Ridge Junior High Students to the First Get Acquainted Visit for 2017-2018 Program Year. The big surprise at this first visit was to see all the students performed a surprise welcome performance...
Linking Generations Continues to have More of our Get Acquainted Visits ! - As the 2017-2018 Program Year continues, more and more of the seniors and students meet each other. Some of the groups that have already met: Archbishop Jordan Catholic High School students with the Country Cottage Retirement Residence seniors Salisbury Composite...
Linking Generations kicks off 2017-2018 Program Year with our Get Acquainted Visits - Linking Generations currently links seniors and students with six local schools and six senior care facilities in Sherwood Park.  Each senior is matched with two youth. These two young adults will remain linked with the same senior for the complete...
To our valued Funders and Community Supporters -   Our 2017-2018 Linking Generations program year has officially started, and we are excited about this year’s program plans and visits! This current program year we have seen an increase in not only in our youth participants, but also that...
Linking Generations nominated for this years 2017 Laurel Award - The Duncan Craig Laurel Awards is held each year to recognize and provide financial awards to innovative non profit organizations. Linking Generations was honored to be nominated for this years 2017 Laurel Award. Our sincerest thanks go out to Duncan...
Linking Generations has been nominated for the 2017 Minister’s Seniors Service Award - Congratulations to Linking Generations on being nominated for a Minister’s Seniors Award by the Ministry of Seniors and Housing. The organizational award category recognizes non- profit organizations whose work supports seniors. Pictured from Left to Right: Honourable Lori Sigurdson (Minster...
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...
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