SILVERA TIMES Silvera’s Community Newsletter - Summer 2016
GILCHRIST GARDENS OPENING AND REPORT TO THE COMMUNITY
On June 3, Silvera invited partners and stakeholders to celebrate the official opening of the new Gilchrist Gardens Community. It was also an opportunity to provide a Report to the Community, share our successes from the past year and communicate our vision for the future.
Silvera CEO Arlene Adamson, Silvera Board Chair Kirk Morrison, Minister of Seniors and Housing Lori Sigurdson and Gilchrist Manor resident Mary Kapitan cut the ribbon for Gilchrist Gardens Community.
The Lester B. Pearson High School Choir sings for guests at the event.
SILVERA CARE DAYS
Gilchrist Manor residents Gurcharan Singh, Nirmal Singh and Gloria Cortes at the Gilchrist Gardens opening reception.
Lester B. Pearson High School students help clean up around Gilchrist Manor and Gilchrist Gardens Communities before the big day.
Pembina Pipeline Corporation volunteers help with gardening and clean up at Silvera’s Bridgeland communities on June 2. This was one of seven Silvera Care Days volunteer projects this spring.
SENIORS’ WEEK AT SILVERA
Silvera’s Active Aging Manager, Marianne Rogerson, presents on strategies to increase resident participation in walking programs at a Seniors’ Week Active Aging Think Tank.
Arlene Adamson, with her father, Trevor, delivers the Seniors’ Week CEO message for Silvera’s residents.
Shawnessy residents Roger Velne and Esther Galloway work on a Seniors’ Week word game, competing against residents from across Silvera.
Confederation Park resident Anthony Barnes with his Seniors’ Week gardening day project.
PROVINCIAL HOUSING STRATEGY The province plans to formulate a Provincial Affordable Housing Strategy to address the growing need for the type of housing provided by organizations such as Silvera. The initiative was announced on June 3 by Minister of Seniors and Housing, Lori Sigurdson, at the opening of Gilchrist Gardens Community.
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Published on Jun 30, 2016