Building a New Life at 91 Years Young

Building a New Life at 91 Years Young

Building a New Life at 91 Years Young Several years ago, Mary Wong, then 91, moved from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to Vancouver, British Columbia to be closer to her daughter, Janice. While Mary and Janice were looking forward to living in the same neighbourhood, they worried about how Mary would adapt to her new life here. It… Continue Reading

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet

No Strangers – Just Friends You Haven’t Met Yet Below is a profile on community centre member Nicolas Lozovsky. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons. Kerrisdale Community Centre member, Nicolas Lozovsky, knows what it’s like to struggle trying to build a life in a new place, with… Continue Reading

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation

‘Wooing’ the Younger Generation Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board Member Melissa Woo. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Melissa Woo is a dynamo. She might be slight in size and gentle in demeanour, but in reality, she is a… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair

Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Family Affair Below is a profile on community centre member Paige Swartz. This is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons. For Paige Swartz, the Kerrisdale Community Centre is a family affair – and three generations of it, at that. Unlike many at the community… Continue Reading

An Environment of Success

An Environment of Success

An Environment of Success Below is a profile on Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Board and community centre member Robert Lockhart. It is one segment of a special profile series on our community centre patrons and our volunteer Board Members. Robert Lockhart has been involved with the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) – as President of… Continue Reading

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of KerrisdaleCC – A Profile Series

The People of Kerrisdale Community Centre – A Profile Series Below is a guest blog post by Ruth Atherley of AHA Creative Strategies. A seasoned writer, Ruth was asked to write several blog posts for us to profile some of the Kerrisdale Community Centre members and our Board. When I was asked by the Kerrisdale… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Garden

Kerrisdale Community Garden

  Welcome to the Kerrisdale Community Garden (KCG).   The Kerrisdale Community Garden (KCG) is a collaborative association of 21 plot holders who work together to: grow vegetables and flowers in an organic and pesticide-free manner collaborate on community based projects enjoy the harmony and good feeling that comes from honest satisfying work in a beautiful… Continue Reading

KerrisdaleCC Stories Wanted!

Has Kerrisdale Community Centre Made Your Life Better in Some Way? — We Want to Hear from You! Our community centre is going to run a series of Kerrisdale Community Centre member profiles on our blog. We want to show the Park Board and the world how important our community centre is to Kerrisdale. Our writer, Ruth… Continue Reading

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1

Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebration! Saturday July 1, 2017 Come and join the community in celebrating. 11:45am-12:45pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2 1:00pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2Flag Raising Ceremony 1:15- 3:00pm………………Hot dogs & drink $2Entertainment Kerrisdale Seniors Singers, Chinese Folk Dance, Tap Dancing, Kerrisdale Senior Singers and more. Serving cupcakes & raffle.   Serving of cupcakes &… Continue Reading