Staying Ahead of the Game

Infection Prevention and Control Week – October 20-24, 2014 Each year during October, Shannex and Parkland Retirement Living recognize Infection Prevention and Control Week. This year, we are staying ahead of the game by protecting ourselves—and those around us—against the spread of influenza and other common viruses. Infection Prevention and Control programs are widely recognized as being

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The October 2014 Issue of Connections is Now Available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 16 is now available. Click HERE to read the latest issue. Click HERE to download a PDF copy. Comments, suggestions and photos for Connections can be sent to: Heather Hanson, Director of Communications

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Wedding Fashion Show at Parkland Clayton Park

On August 21, recreation staff at Parkland Clayton Park hosted a glamorous wedding fashion show, which brought back beautiful memories of special days for both staff and clients. Whether it’s a wedding dress, a bridesmaid dress or a ball gown, every dress has a special memory and Amanda Brown, Recreation Coordinator and emcee for the

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Annual Strawberry Ceilidh at Parkland Clayton Park

Join Parkland Clayton Park for their signature event, the Annual Strawberry Ceilidh, taking place on Tuesday, July 22nd. The Strawberry Ceilidh is a celebration of Nova Scotian culture and tradition, and is a great opportunity to partake in the most delicious season of all – strawberry season! Enjoy great music, entertainment and all of the

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July 2014 issue of Connections is now available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 15 is now available. Click HERE to read the latest issue. Click HERE to download a PDF copy. Comments, suggestions and photos for Connections can be sent to: Heather Hanson, Director of Communications and Community Affairs hhanson@shannex.com

Veteran Recalls D-Day at Parkland Clayton Park

D-Day Diaries was a popular event at Parkland Clayton Park on Tuesday, June 3rd. Guests were eager to hear the story of special guest Mr. Fred Turnbull; WWII veteran and author of The Invasion Diaries. The lineup to receive a signed copy of Mr. Turnbull’s novel filled the length of the room with all proceeds

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Parkland Honours 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Parkland Clayton Park is hosting a commemorative event in honour of the 70th anniversary of D-Day. You’re invited to join special guest Mr. Fred Turnbull, a WWII veteran and author of The Invasion Diaries, who will share his remarkable and heroic story through select readings from his book and answer questions from the audience. Signed

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Celebrating NAOSH Week

May 4-10, 2014 North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) is an annual event that focuses on preventing injury and illness at work by reinforcing safe practices and encouraging active participation in maintaining a safe workplace. Driven by the strategic objective of Staying Safe and Being Well, safety continues to be central to all

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National Volunteer Week

An Opportunity to say Thank You! April 6-12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week and we would like to thank those who take time out of their busy schedules to volunteer with us. At Shannex, we are privileged to work with so many dedicated and compassionate volunteers. Every day we are fortunate to have individuals, groups,

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April Issue of Connections is Now Available!

For the past few months, we’ve been busy shoveling and wishing for warmer temperatures. Now you can curl up with a nice warm beverage and the latest edition of Shannex Connections to see what else has been happening over the last quarter. Enjoy! Click HERE for an electronic copy.