Tag Archives: Seniors

Double The Fun Volunteering Together

dad and daughter volunteering together

Small business owner Sherilyn Page and her dad, retired public servant Peter Berry, have always been close. Volunteering together at the Blaxland Community Restaurant has deepened their relationship and brought joy to their guests and each other.

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The Healing Power of Wool

Every Friday at the Lower Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, women come together to transform balls of wool into blankets, beanies & teddies. Their creations find their way to people in nursing homes, premature babies, vulnerable children, homeless people or those living with terminal illness.

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There’s a Bear in There

Teddy bears started posing in windows worldwide during 2020's COVID lockdowns, the suburban bear hunts providing a little joy and respite. In 2023, they're still creating connection in the Lower Mountains.

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