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Harmony Court Care June 2015 Recreation Calendar and Newsletter

Red Day May 14th 2015

They united in May to make our day…

Keller Williams Black Diamond Realty in Burnaby pooled their force of local realtors to bond together at Harmony Court Estate & Care Centre in mid-May for RED Day.

The Realtor firm’s annual RED Day is about giving back to the community.
(RED = “Renew, Energize and Donate”) and we were chosen as the recipients this year of their generosity.

With close to 35 people their crew got to work in the Magnolia and Rosewood Courtyards. Their work consisted of:

  • Re-potting existing plants
  • Potted new plants into purchased planters
  • Weeded garden areas in Magnolia & Rosewood courtyards
  • Tore down old wooden flower beds, spread the dirt out, laid down landscape fabric and covered area in new bark mulch
  • Washed skylight glass above the Care Centre and washed down the blue vinyl awning there
  • Sanded and painted flower bed attached to building and transplanted Herbs from old flower bed there
  • Removed old Christmas lights from the trees
  • Sanded and painted two benches and two communal tables
  • Dug space and placed cement tiles for new planters to sit on
  • Drained and cleaned existing water fountain
  • Trimmed hedges in both courtyards
  • Pulled three unwanted rose bushes
  • Tossed unwanted items that were in the courtyard area
  • Assembled new park bench and placed outside in entrance
  • Spread bark mulch in the courtyard and in the front garden area
  • Power washed the walkway in the magnolia courtyard

The Burnaby NewsLeader paper showed up to interview and take photos of the event.

Mario says that this will likely be in the next issue of their “As we age” feature.

We were blessed and fortunate to have as many hands as we did show up and appreciate Keller Williams for their generous contribution of time & energy.

Recreation News

To enjoy these beautiful days of June Harmony Court will provide opportunities to explore the outdoors and the courtyard with ice cream and lemonade socials, gardening, and picnic outings. The Scenic Drives will include Pitt Lake, Burnaby Mountain, Elizabeth Park, and Deer Lake Park.

This month the men will be celebrating Father’s Day with a party on Thursday June 18th with Ron Ulrich. Bob York will be here to ring in a party for Senior’s Week on Thursday June 4th and Steve Hillis will be wishing the residents a Happy Birthday on Wednesday June 17th.

Canada Day may be in July but it comes quick, therefore we will have a Canadian Culture themed week for the end of the month. If you have any questions or suggestions please visit me in my office anytime.

Have a wonderful June

Celeste Bouffard, Recreation Manager


Download the Newsletter and Calendar

HC Care Centre Newsletter June 2015

HC Care Centre Rosewood Calendar June 2015

HC Care Centre Wedgewood Calendar June 2015