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Concert with Simone Osborne

Join us for a concert performance with Canadian soprano Simone Osborne. She is establishing herself as one of the most exciting emerging artists in the opera world.

Simone was one of the youngest Grand Prize winners in the history of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions and has gone on to debut on opera and concert stages across the globe. A proud graduate of the Canadian Opera Company's Ensemble Studio, Simone has made over a dozen role debuts with the company in recent years!

March 7th | 2.30pm

Free of charge

Jar of Blessings

Our Team at The Heights Mt. View turned a unexpected winter day into a shower of blessings. Over 85 Team Members joined our New Year Blessings Team Social on Monday.

Everyone enjoyed their time together and shared New Year blessings, prayers and inspirational thoughts. Many of these wishes were then collected in a Jar of Blessings. If you enjoyed the idea and want more info, please contact our Chaplaincy Team Member Gwen Lam at The Heights!

Open House at The Heights | Research Demonstration

We invite you to join us for refreshments, prizes and more!

On thursday, February 9 we will ask for feedback and explore how individuals experience The Heights at Mt. View.

The event includes: a brief presentation at 2.15pm, 3.30pm and 5.15pm. With launch of relocation guidelines and eight project displays.

Everyone is welcome, please RSVP by e-mailing lbatters@sfu.ca or call 250.384.1313.

Cleon you are a hero!

Many of you know Cleon, he lives in Independent Living here at Sun Pointe Village in Kelowna. As you know Cleon likes to be busy and he does many small jobs in our Community. One of his passions is to help others.

A Mug Story

Sharon our Shannon Oaks Administrator in Vancouver, recently shared a story about her son-in-law Dean. He was on a job site as a welding inspector at a local oil refinery when he headed for coffee. He went to grab one of the many mugs and noticed the Shannon Oaks mug. Now that is the one that needed to be used!

He soon shared a photo with Sharon and made her smile. At Baptist Housing it's about having fun. We celebrate the small moments and we want to hear more. What's your mug story?

Concert Perfomance at our Vancouver Location

Join us for a concert performance with soprano Kathryn Nicholson and pianist Ken Cormier!
Kathryn is a dynamic vocalist who inspires choir and audience members alike with her joy and enthusiasm. She was Music Director of the acclaimed Universal Gospel Choir for many years; she now sings with Vancouver's EnChor and is the artistic director of Sound Eclectic, a local 22-voice vocal jazz ensemble.

Winter Newsletter

Our Winter newsletter celebrates the generosity of our Residents and Team Members. In fact, stories of our Residents' acts of kindness overflowed this Christmas. We also provide a special Vanity Fair interview of our very own Centenarians. They share heartfelt memories and good advice for the New Year. The impact of our Team and Residents is truly bringing smiles and joy to the community at large.

Over a dozen promotions!

At Baptist Housing we collaborate to achieve a culture of stewardship, learning and fun. This year we had the opportunity to promote over a dozen Team Members across Kelowna, Victoria and Vancouver. We want to take a moment to congratulate: Rachel, Wendy, Jenny, Barb, Walter, Joanne, Tiffany, Sharon, Jay, Nedra, Dean, Elizabeth and Shawn for their new roles!

Centenarians

Centenarian Club

At Baptist Housing Centenarians hold a special place in our heart. They inspire us to value each other and treat every day as a gift. We had the opportunity to interview Centenarians across several Baptist Housing residences. Our in-house Celebrities have shared their heroes and childhood memories. They may also have given us clues to a long life... 

Meet some of the Centenarians we have had the pleasure of getting to know:

Silver Screen Conversations: Quartet

This week's Silver Screen Conversation film is Quartet.

Genre

Comedy.

Synopsis

Three of the most renouned operatic singers in England re-unite on stage to save a Seniors Living Community for artists. Unfortunately a true opera diva played by Maggie Smith appears on residence and causes havoc; but the show must go on!

Anyone I know...

Dustin Hoffman directs a stellar cast: Maggie Smith,Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins and Michael Gambon!

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