Tag Archives: Community

Dance dream comes true in the Glebe

By Ashwin Shingadia
Kailena Van de Nes realized her life’s dream when she opened the doors of KV Dance Studio on September 2 in the basement of 108 Third Avenue. Van de Nes was GNAG’s principal dance instructor for nine years and gave dance lessons at the Glebe Community Centre, Ecclesiax Church and other venues. More than 150 people helped Van de Nes celebrate at her opening party on September 5.

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Allison’s Brain: a testament to the human spirit

A life can change in a moment. Allison Woyiwada’s certainly did. She went from being an active member of our community, an inspiring music teacher, a composer, performer and director to being diagnosed with a giant brain aneurysm in December 2011.

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Volunteering

Eli VanDuzer discusses the pros and cons of “voluntourism” after spending a summer in Ghana, and Stephanie Vizi writes about her experiences volunteering with a charity organization in Lesotho.

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People of the Glebe

The Glebe is home to a plethora of interesting people with interesting stories. Read on to find out more!

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The Spectrum of Years – Seniors & Youths

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again.”

Check out these four inspiring stories that prove that age really is just a number.

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