Latest Village Voice (The Village of Winston Park)

After 73 years of marriage, Doc and Mary Belle are grateful  they are able to be together in the Village of Winston Park.
April 5, 2019
- Village Voice
It was Doc (Donald) Poll who first caught the eye of a young lady named Mary Belle at a New Year’s Eve dance in Kitchener, 1943. From across the hall, she winked at him and he saw it; he walked over and they began a dance together that would last nearly eight decades. “I liked him right from the... Read more
November 22, 2018
- Village Voice
There is something almost magical in the way two people can meet in a random setting for a short period of time, instantly connect with each other, and lay the foundation for a truly authentic friendship. They may come from different parts of the world, have vastly different experiences and be... Read more
KW Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade
October 10, 2018
- Village Voice
Schlegel Villages couldn’t resist taking part in the 50th anniversary celebrations of North America’s largest Bavarian festival with a parade float in the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day parade Oct. 8. Residents, families and team members were happy to be part of the 50th KW... Read more
GoFund Me page has been set up to raise money for Mackenzie's support dog
July 26, 2018
- Village Voice
There’s a spirit of generosity within The Village of Winston Park that Susette McGrath and Hilda Zuzinjak have seen regularly in their respective 30 and 20 years working there that instills a sense of pride. When a team member is in need, the Winston Park community steps up, they say; it always has... Read more
George shares #ElderWisdom with Mayor Berry Vrbanovic at Tri-Pride
June 15, 2018
- Village Voice
When 94-year-old George Calder gathered his things to head to Kitchener’s Victoria Park Commons on a Saturday in early June, he figured he was heading to a picnic with some of the team members from his home at The Village of Winston Park. George Calder shares some wisdsom with Kitchener Mayor Berry... Read more
February 26, 2018
- Village Voice
Coming from a family of sports fans, Lori MacKay recalls watching the Olympic games from Montreal in 1976 on the family’s first colour television. Even after she moved away from home she would still call her mother when a big Olympic event was televised so they could watch it together. Lori and... Read more
February 23, 2018
- Village Voice
In the early 1990s, well before Brad Schlegel joined his brothers at the head of RBJ Schlegel Holdings Inc., the overseeing company that owns and operates Schlegel Villages, he was an Olympic Athlete. He twice won silver in hockey, first in Albertville, France in 1992 before Lillehammer, Norway in... Read more
November 21, 2017
- Village Voice
For more than 25 years, the Village of Winston Park has welcomed seniors into its long-term care and retirement neighbourhoods, always seeking to offer the best holistic care possible in an environment that truly feels like home. Much has changed in that time in terms of how society approaches... Read more
May 16, 2017
- Village Voice
Work of art is an ‘opportunity to bless the life that has lived’ Death is a part of life but until recent times in most corners of the long-term care and seniors living sectors, death was a topic to be spoken of only of in quiet tones, hidden from view, presumably in the hopes of avoiding any shift... Read more
April 4, 2017
- Village Voice
Winston Park resident’s work on display with Sheridan College’s Creative Campus Gallery The original landscape paintings created by Ken Cox are of the highest quality, while the art he creates today from his home at the Village of Winston Park take on a more modern use of colour and are almost... Read more

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