Category Archives: Seniors Voices

All about Seniors’ programs, activities, news and events.

Community Walk

Yesterday we have a walk to Clinton Park to visit the field house there as the renovation was done.  It is ready for us to see how we can use the place with a few furniture and some more preparation. … Continue reading

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Seniors Holiday Potluck

  90 Seniors shared their delicious food at our annual seniors potluck. Thank you volunteers for preparing food from our food rescue project and creating such a beautiful addition to the potluck! Best of all was Manda’s Turkeys donated to … Continue reading

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All in the Family – written by Marcia Toms

In 1964, Carmelo and Ella Renzullo established Renzullo Food Market on Nanaimo Street, adjacent to Kitchener.  They also set up housekeeping in a home on Nanaimo, directly across from their store. Aptly named “Casa Renzullo,” it is reminiscent of their … Continue reading

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It was 54 years ago, but seems like yesterday – written by Marcia Toms

On August 22nd, 1964, Empire Stadium succumbed to the first volley of the British Invasion of North America: the Beatles performed at Empire Stadium. It was seven years after the Elvis Edition of Rock ‘n Roll mayhem, and, it seemed, … Continue reading

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‘The King’ comes to Hastings-Sunrise – written by Marcia Toms

There is a long history of live jazz and blues in Vancouver, where, even before World War One, artists jammed into Chinatown’s commercial district.   They played at small clubs and pubs, including The Patricia which still hosts live music.  When … Continue reading

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Sabatino’s Story written by Marcia Toms

When Sabatino arrived in Vancouver as a very young boy, his family moved to East Van and never left.  The post – World War Two years were times of high immigration, mostly from Europe, and of initial hardship for many … Continue reading

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A Special Thanks to the Rotary Club

The representatives from the Rotary Club came to Frog Hollow’s Family Drop-in  to present a donation of $2,000.00 to our senior’s program to support the building and running of our outreach bike cart.  A big thank you to the Rotary … Continue reading

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Community Wellness Forum

Please save the day and come to our community wellness forum on March 12, 2018 at 10:00am- 2:00pm.  There are many seniors resource available and healthy ingredients to pick up.  This include educational talks, healthy food and exercise too.  We … Continue reading

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Community Walk

Our walk on Nov. 1 was working  with the Hastings Sunrise Community Policing to pick up the garbage in the neighbourhood. It was  a very good way to do the clean up because the night before was Halloween event.  Thank you … Continue reading

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Community Walk

Last Wednesday though it was very wet.  we still have our walk.  there will not be any walk this Wednesday, Oct. 25.  we have some information to share on the ‘Walk and Be Seen’ campaign.  Do you want to know … Continue reading

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