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A Happen' Place
December 9, 2018 @ 8:31 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Sometimes the last week of the month is a bit slower at the foodbank. However, last month quite a few of our volunteers attended. And we had three external agencies visiting us. The local legal aid clinic and an employment centre very close to us ... [read full post]

Cultural Expositions
December 4, 2018 @ 7:24 AM by: Richard Steinecke

A wondrous part of the Christmas season is to be exposed to different cultures. This past Saturday, the Oasis seniors group hosted a Spanish cultural exposition with dancers and musicians. It was wonderful and the audience really seemed engaged. T ... [read full post]

Holiday Calendar
November 27, 2018 @ 7:01 AM by: Richard Steinecke

Every Christmas I watch smaltzy movies with my family. I love to hate them: shallow, predictable, unrealistic. One of them, Holiday Calendar, stood out as it was filmed in our beloved Niagara-on-the-Lake. A scene caught me off guard. The rich boyf ... [read full post]

Christmases Past and Present at Oasis
November 24, 2018 @ 9:01 AM by: Richard Steinecke

The Oasis Christmas event has changed over the years. My earliest memories were of Jim Walker and other Board members personally cooking turkeys and serving a full course, sit down dinner to volunteers and supporters of Oasis. Then we shifted to s ... [read full post]

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