April Spring Session #4 – The House Purger

This week, the last in this session, was another valuable sharing of information, this time from Lynda Hykin, The House Purger. Linda shared information on her interest in helping people who face, not only the physical challenge in de-cluttering, but also the emotional challenge that may accompany making such a decision and carrying it out. … Read more

April Spring Session #3 – Crown Point Garden Club

Thank you to our extremely knowledgable speaker today, Bev, from the Crown Point Garden Club. Bev is a Master gardener who is happy to share her passion with others. She, and the garden club members, have a keen interest in beautifying the neighbourhood and will be happy to advise neighbours who request their assistance. She … Read more

April Spring Session #2 – Helping Hands Program

Trisha from Helping Hands Program gave us a very informative talk about their programme. The Ontario Works employment programme, which has been in existence since 1977, enables seniors, and people with disabilities, to remain in their own home by receiving help with the manual tasks necessary in maintaining their home and in supporting their independence. … Read more

April Spring Session #1 – McQuesten Urban Farm

Though participants were few, Pat Reid gave an excellent insight into the McQuesten Urban Farm, its history, activities and its ongoing vision. It involves far more than it may appear to be, “just growing plants!” There is a whole system of activities in place, which include, opportunities for volunteers; school outings not only to participate in … Read more