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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...
“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...
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