The Gilmore Park Community League has been bringing residents closer together for over a decade. This year, they created a Glen Allan History Walk in partnership with the Strathcona County Museum & Archives to encourage connection and share the history of their neighbourhood.
Sometimes you just have to dance it out, and no one knows that better than Isaac Shabbits, the 13 year old leader behind the Boys Dance Too initiative. Read how Isaac is challenging stereotypes to encourage and support boys in dance.
Read how next generation leaders are looking to make a change in their community and are playing a role in developing a Youth Strategy for Strathcona County.
These challenging times make it even more important that we take care of ourselves and that as a community, we are there for each other. Now is the time to check in on our loved ones, our neighbours, and co-workers and to offer a bit of additional kindness to our community.
The holidays can be a wonderful time for getting together and enjoy the spirit of giving. This past December one such family spread their spirit of giving to their community, and in turn, resulted in a wave of good deeds.
I’m a member of the St. Thomas Anglican Parish—that’s my community. We’ve been here 60 years, we just celebrated the anniversary as a parish.
In my opinion, one of the great things about Sherwood Park is the ecumenical relationships. That means churches get together to do educational events and community outreach events.
Community is always important, but I think when you live out in the country, it is especially important. Not only just to socialize, it’s important for the safety of the community too, it’s important that the neighbours know one another.
When I was a kid, everybody played together all the time so it was important for us when raising our kids to have other kids for them to play with. Sherwood Park is the perfect place for that.