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$40,000 grant supports seniors during periods of isolation

Thanks to a $40,000 grant awarded to the Seniors Association, older adults can participate in a free interactive telephone-based group activity program that connects adults 50+, and adults with physical disabilities, who find it difficult to leave their home. This “Phone From Home” program is available thanks to a grant

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Rideau Heights Community Center to reopen for permitted uses

The Rideau Heights Community Centre and Library at 85 MacCauley Street will begin a staggered reopening on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, according to a media release from the City of Kingston dated Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. As part of the staggered reopening, the community centre building will be open Monday

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United Way announces funding for seniors’ grocery and meal programs

The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) received $65,000 from the $9 million that the federal government is investing into support for vulnerable seniors whose lifestyles have been affected by COVID-19.  The New Horizons for Seniors Program, or NHSP, is given by Employment Social Development Canada and

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Larry Gibson Estate Fund to match donations for local Seniors Association

Every fall, the Seniors Association Kingston Region launches their annual fundraising campaign, appealing for donations to support the programs and services the organization provides for seniors in our community. This fall, the Association’s fundraising campaign ‘Help Keep Us Strong’ has already received an incredible boost, thanks to the Larry Gibson

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Community Builder Award winner donates to local Seniors Association

After receiving the Community Builder Award through the Community Foundation for Kingston and Area, a local business owner has continued his charitable efforts with a donation to the local Seniors Association. On Friday, Jul. 12, 2019, businessman Jimmy Hassan was joined by Tina Bailey, executive director of the Community Foundation

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Seniors Association brings music, dance, love of life to Confederation Park

For those that just happened to be in Confederation Park on Friday, Jun. 28, 2019, just prior to 3 p.m., what happened next may not have been what they’d expect – but it was happily welcomed by all. There, the Seniors Association of Kingston Region had planned a ‘Seniors Flash

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Refresh your wardrobe for a good cause with Crème de la Closet clothing sale

  Spring is a time of rebirth, refreshment, and rejuvenation – and a time when people are just as busy cleaning out their closets as they are bringing new clothes into their wardrobe for the coming seasons. Because of that, it’s the perfect time for the Crème de la Closet

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