Historical Society Celebrates Bi-Centennial of John Deyell’s Arrival

Historical Society Celebrates Bi-Centennial of John Deyell’s Arrival
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Guest speaker George Parker captivated a full house at the October 27 gathering of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society with his presentation on how Cavan Township and the surrounding area was originally surveyed in the early 19th century. He illustrated his talk with a number of maps, charts and … Continue reading

Music and Movement Returns to Centennial Place

Music and Movement Returns to Centennial Place
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Toddlers, parents and caregivers returned to the Fireside Lounge at Centennial Place on October 17th for the opening of the 3rd year of this popular intergenerational outreach program operated by the Old Millbrook School Family Centre. The program is delivered by enthusiastic volunteers: retired school teacher Nancy Robinson and Lee … Continue reading

Centennial Place Hosts Video Outlining WWII Wartime Service of Resident Wilf Smith

Centennial Place Hosts Video Outlining WWII Wartime Service of Resident Wilf Smith
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Last week, a different kind of movie was shown at the Fireside Lounge at Centennial Place. Residents, staff, friends and family were gathered to watch a 45-minute documentary outlining the experiences of Royal Canadian Air Force member Wilf Smith during his service as a bomber pilot in World War II. … Continue reading

Centennial Celebrates Nursing Education by Welcoming Local Students

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Centennial Place is cultivating relationships between the young and old with their student programs that set the bar for practical education as high as clinical rotations, or placements, in hospitals. Tracey Roy, Director of Care at our local long-term care facility, says historically long-term care has suffered because it is … Continue reading

The Wartime Service of Centennial Resident Wilf Smith

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Karen Graham Travelling through the halls of Centennial Place, it’s sometimes difficult to image the lives led by their residents. This fall, Wilf and Georgina Smith moved into the home, and theirs is a very interesting story. During the last two years of WWII, Wilf was with the Royal Canadian … Continue reading

Centennial Place Residents celebrating over 100 years of life!

Centennial Place Residents celebrating over 100 years of life!
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Cara Tetroe “Just be happy and sing!” This is 103 year old Carroll Davidson’s secret to longevity. Carroll was one of seven special residents celebrating a century of life, last Thursday, January 21st at Centennial Place in Millbrook.   Photos: Karen Graham. Centennial Place residents Frances Caird, Caroll Davidson and Donald … Continue reading